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91 / 100 based on 3 expert reviews
When you need to pack light and have a shoe that is sufficient for all conditions, this is it.
These Alpenrose Ultra Mid shoes are a very trail-worthy addition to my footwear collection.
We loved the innovative combination of low weight and technical prowess of the Alpenrose. Their design makes them great for long, rugged hikes in technical and mountainous terrain.
- Salewa designed the Alpenrose Ultra Mid GTX as a lightweight speed hiking boot ready for mixed mountain terrain. Its combination of breathable mesh and coated fabric is lined with a Gore-Tex laminate underneath to optimize performance.
- Underfoot comfort comes from its EVA midsole paired with an Ortholite insole. The brand-owned 3F System enhances flexibility and support.
- Salewa and Michelin designers developed the Ultra Train outsole which uses the Outdoor Compound. Its profile includes sculptures which aim to provide grip even on the most rugged terrain.
The Salewa Alpenrose Ultra Mid GTX is a reasonably true-to-size fastpacking boot for women. It is manufactured in whole and half sizes and standard (B) width. Its traditional lace-up closure and the 3F system helps secure a snug and comfy fit.
This Gore-Tex hiking boot features the Michelin Ultra Train outsole which is made of Outdoor Compound. The sole has a longitudinal flex groove which promotes smooth rolling motion of the foot. The various lug shapes and sizes securely anchor it over rugged terrain. The more aggressive boots also render stability.
This mid-cut speed hiking boot yields a light yet cushioned ride through its ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) midsole. It is paired with an Ortholite footbed which cradles the foot and helps keep a fresh in-shoe feel.
It employs the trademarked 3F System which connects the instep to the sole and heel. It locks the heel in place—without compromising flexibility—to prevent slippage. Also, it supports the ankle.
The mesh upper of the Alpenrose Ultra Mid GTX gives it a feminine yet a durable look. A coated fabric runs along the boot to help maintain its structure and provide a decent amount of abrasion resistance. Inside is a Gore-Tex Extended Comfort laminate which boosts ventilation and protection against water intrusion.
Its closure system employs a round lace and combination eyelets which permit fit management. Its padded tongue and collar, on the other hand, amplify comfort.