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  • The Salomon Sense Escape GTX is a trail running shoe that is strategically-designed for those who have neutral foot motion. It utilizes the Premium Wet Traction Contagrip outsole. This material aims to deliver the right amount of traction on a wide variety of surfaces.
  • The shoe features the Gore-tex upper. The waterproof construction of the footwear will never let the user hold back from their activities.
  • Attenuating vibrations is the sole responsibility of the VIBE technology. Salomon added this feature to lessen muscle fatigue and possible injury during the running activities.

When it comes to size, the Salomon Sense Escape GTX utilizes the standard running shoe length. The air mesh construction of the footwear is sure to provide a snugger and more comfortable fit. It is purposely-made to accommodate runners who are medium-footed. Medium - D is the available width option for the men's version and Medium – B profile for the men’s version.

Featured in this shoe's outsole and its base model, the Salomon Sense Escape, is the Premium Wet Traction Contagrip. This rubber material is focused on delivering the maximum amount of protection and durability against wear and tear. As a result, the necessary grip needed in tackling challenging trails is provided.

The Salomon Sense Escape GTX is equipped with the VIBE technology. It is described to be the combination of EnergyCell+ and Opal that work together as a system. The primary purpose of this technology is to attenuate vibrations. As a result, a smoother heel-to-toe transition is offered, letting the runner experience a more responsive ride. Possible injury and muscle fatigue are prevented as well.

Utilized in the making of the footwear is the Moulded EVA. This material is essential in lining the midsole area to provide anatomical support. It also aims to deliver excellent next-to-foot cushioning.

Inserted in the midsole section is the Opal. This feature of the shoe is described to durable and lightweight in structure. This cushioning compound provides a comfortable and soft comfortable underfoot feel. It disperses shock vibrations which result in a well-cushioned and bouncier ride.

The upper area of the Salomon Sense Escape GTX is composed of the 3D Stretch Air Mesh. This component of the footwear aims to deliver the right amount of breathability that foot needs during the running activity. The Air Mesh is also significant in providing a more individualized fit.

Placed on top of the mesh are synthetic overlays. The goal of which is to deliver additional support. It is also meant to provide durability to the platform.

Just like in the popular Salomon Sense Ride 2, featured in the shoe's upper section is Salomon's Sensifit fit management. This technology aids in cradling the foot from the midsole area to the shoe's lacing system. The main focus of which is to secure the foot throughout the running session. As a result, a precise and customized fit is experienced by the runner.

Completing the upper construction of the shoe is the padded collar and tongue. These materials aid in delivering comfort in every step. It reduces the risk of possible pain and irritation during the running activity.

Easy adjustment is encouraged by the traditional lace closure system. Runners will be able to modify the laces to acquire the desired fit that they need.

With the utilization of the 360-degree reflective markings, users will become more visible in low light conditions. They can confidently start and finish their session even after sunset or before sunrise.

Jens Jakob Andersen
Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.