Adidas Terrex Skychaser LT Mid GTX vs. Terrex Skychaser XT Mid GTX

In this footwear bout, we are pitting the featured boot against the Terrex Skychaser XT Mid GTX. The points that follow are the areas in which these Adidas kicks differ:

Weight

Both of these supportive hikers are light. That said, the Terrex Skychaser LT Mid GTX is lighter than its rival by roughly 60 grams a pair.

Lockdown

Cinching up in either involves a pair of laces. That said, if you are a fan of one-pull closure systems, the Terrex Skychaser XT Mid GTX is for you.

Asking price

In this area, the Terrex Skychaser LT Mid GTX takes the crown by being approximately $20 cheaper than the Adidas Terrex Skychaser XT Mid GTX. If, for some reason, you wish to go lower than their MSRPs, check out our budget-friendly bunch.

Takeaway: If you need that extra stoutness, the Terrex Skychaser XT Mid GTX is a competent choice. If you prefer to go as light as possible, the less expensive Terrex Skychaser LT Mid GTX is for you.

Nice to know

  • This boot has a low-cut waterproof sibling in the Adidas Terrex Skychaser LT GTX.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 425g / Women 340g
Use: Day Hiking, Speed Hiking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lightweight / Lace-to-toe / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal

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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.