Who should buy the Adidas Terrex AX4 Primegreen

The Terrex AX4 Primegreen is as serious about elevating your hikes as it is determined to give back to Mother Nature. It's for you if:

  • You've been searching for a pair that delivers all-day support and comfort.
  • The trails you take on have soft-soiled parts (think semi-dry mud).
  • Sporty-looking hiking shoes that give an extra bite on descents are what you need.
  • A shoe whose upper is made with 50% recycled materials interests you a lot. 

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Who should NOT buy it

If you have regular-width or mildly narrow feet, skip the featured hiker for the Adidas Terrex Swift R3 instead. Also, check out the Adidas Terrex Swift R3—a hiker that has no reports about getting untied easily.

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Absolutely comfy from the get-go

Many hikers are supremely impressed with the Terrex AX4 Primegreen's immense plushness. One of them likens the shoe to his "comfiest pair of trainers," while another finds hiking in it "sans pain, only comfort."

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Adidas Terrex AX4 Primegreen equals extraordinary traction

"Perfect grip in slippery conditions" is what the Terrex AX4 Primegreen's outsole delivers, according to one of the testers who adore the shoe's tenacity. One other reviewer who used the shoe at Snowdonia was particularly floored by its performance on snow and ice. That said, there are those who are also impressed with the kick's level of traction on shale, gravel, and grass.

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Exceptional support system

According to an experienced hiker, the Adidas Terrex AX4 Primegreen has exemplary support underfoot, making it "great for walking long distances." Another trail-goer also says that these "shoes fit the bill" when it comes to offsetting fatigue, particularly around the arch.

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Not for skinny feet

There are those who find the Terrex AX4 Primegreen quite wide. "I won't buy them again," says one of them, obviously not appreciating the wonkiness of its fit without wearing thick socks.

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The Terrex AX4 Primegreen's amazing workmanship

Not only is the Adidas Terrex AX4 Primegreen sturdy, as quite a number of hikers call it, but it is also built with exceptional attention to detail. The following remarks should be proof enough:

  • "Quality is top-notch."
  • "Fab product."
  • They "look like expensive walking shoes."

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Needs better laces

It has been reported that the laces of the Adidas Terrex AX4 Primegreen come undone often.

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Sits at the cheaper end of the pricing spectrum

Just like the OG version, the Adidas Terrex AX4 Primegreen—with its ninety-dollar asking price—is quite affordable. It is, after all, $40 cheaper than the average cost of trail kicks. For more budget-friendly hiking shoes, click here.

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Facts / Specs

Base model: Adidas Terrex AX4
Use: Day Hiking
Cut: Low cut
Collection: Adidas Terrex
Features: Eco-friendly / Breathable / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Adidas

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Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and ran all over the world. He has summited peaks throughout the Americas, trekked through Africa, and tested his endurance in 24-hour trail races as well as 6 marathons. On average, he runs 30-50 miles a week in the foothills of Northern Colorado. His research is regularly cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, etc. On top of this, Paul is leading the running shoe lab where he cuts shoes apart and analyses every detail of the shoes that you might buy.