|Base model:||Salomon XA Pro 3D|
|Heel to toe drop:||Men: 11mm|
|Arch type:||Medium arch|
|Strike Pattern:||Heel strike|
|Distance:||Daily running | Long distance | Marathon|
|Heel height:||Men: 21mm|
|Forefoot height:||Men: 10mm|
|Type:||Heavy | Big guy|
|Width:||Normal | Normal|
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- The Salomon XA Pro 3D M+ is a follow-up to the brand’s earlier release, the XA Pro 3D. This shoe features an updated width, and it aims to deliver an improved fit and durability for overpronators. It is able to withstand any weather, and it is designed to excel in technical trails, especially wet ones.
- The upper material is a quick-drying mesh that guarantees breathability and abrasion-resistance for a well-protected foot and a comfortable run. The mesh works together with the other upper elements to offer a relaxing yet efficient wear.
- Meanwhile, the midsole of the XA Pro 3D M+ employs a dual-density ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam for twice the cushioning and durability. The midsole sits on the brand’s proprietary Premium Wet Traction Contagrip® which provides just the right amount of grip on surfaces both wet and dry.
Like its base shoe, the XA Pro 3D M+ has a standard shoe length. Its modest construction gives a snug yet laidback feel to runners with a narrow to moderate foot volume. The shoe is available in men’s medium width.
The Premium Wet Traction Contagrip® in the outsole of the XA Pro 3D M+ offers superior traction, especially on technical trails. It features the same lug pattern as its predecessor: Small, yet aggressive, for the stickiest grip possible; and generously spaced, to prevent mud from clinging to the outsole. This outsole design is comparable to the Salomon Sense Ride 2 and other trail shoes from Salomon.
The midsole employs a dual-density foam, which consists of injection-molded and compression molded EVA. The combined foams deliver sufficient underfoot cushioning. On top of that, it also absorbs shock and transforms it into energy for a responsive ride.
The shoe silhouette features the 3D Advanced Chassis™. This feature maximizes foot security, motion control, and energy management. It also promotes high performance and a stable ride.
The sock liner unit is comprised of a molded EVA heel cup and footbed, which works to protect the foot from blisters. As a foam material, it also supplies added cushioning. An Ortholite® sock liner rests on this EVA cradle, creating a cool and dry environment with its antibacterial property.
A quick-drying breathable mesh makes the upper of the Salomon XA Pro 3D M+ lightweight and comfortable. A nylon layer accompanies the mesh so that the upper is durable and resistant to rips and cuts.
With Sensifit™ overlays, the upper gets a supportive framework as it gives the foot a snug and customized fit all over. The overlays also aid in the shoe’s durability.
Another supportive element of the shoe is the protective rubber toe cap, which is a reinforcement in the toe area that shields the forefoot from probable causes of injuries, such as rocks and debris.
The lacing system of the shoe is Quicklace™, a minimalist yet sturdy system that works with just a single pull. The Quicklace™ feature uses asymmetrical lacing and a friction-free lace eyelet, both enabling a speedy and effortless adjustment process.