Who should buy the XA Collider from Salomon

The XA Collider from Salomon is an affordable trail shoe that's perfect for runners who want: 

  • to run in light to moderate terrain 
  • a trail shoe that can double as a light hiking and walking shoe

XA Collider: Limitless adventures 

From light trail runs, hikes to walking on city pavements, the Salomon XA Collider fits the bill as a versatile trail shoe.

For the great outdoors, the rugged outsole, impact-absorbing midsole, and reinforced upper work together to keep protection at a maximum.

And when it's time to lace it up for some walk around town, its soft cushion will keep the feet strain-free and cozy. 

Notable features

Shock absorption: Thanks to the shoe's EnergyCell foam, the XA Collider dampens impact, keeping the legs and feet fresh. 

Grippy traction: The Contragrip outsole is not only solid and tough, its lug pattern also bites into both hard and soft surfaces. 

Extra protection:  To shield the toes when bumping against stones and roots, the toe cap is reinforced with rubber. 

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Trail
Weight: Men 10.4oz / Women 9oz
Drop: 10mm
Arch support: Neutral
Forefoot height: 15mm
Heel height: 25mm

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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.