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- The Evasion 2 Mid LTR GTX from Salomon is a multifunctional boot ready for various outdoor conditions. Its combination of split leather and Gore-Tex laminate, plus its mud guard, toe cap and lacing system, all contribute to its protective and durable upper.
- This boot for backpacking uses an injected ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) midsole. It also employs an Ortholite footbed for optimal cushioning and comfort. Its outsole, on the other hand, has an aggressive profile which can tackle various types of terrain.
The Salomon Evasion 2 Mid LTR GTX is a mid-cut backpacking boot for men. It is offered in standard (D) width and regular sizes. Generally, it runs true to size. The lace-up closure allows fit customization.
The High Traction Contagrip outsole of the Salomon Evasion 2 Mid LTR GTX has aggressive lugs which bite on virtually all types of terrain. It features chevron-like boots which provide multidirectional traction. Additionally, the lugs are widely spaced to prevent muck build-up.
The injected EVA midsole of this backpacking boot cushions each ride and absorbs shock from ground impacts. It is partnered with a die-cut EVA and Ortholite footbed to optimize cushioning. The latter also wicks moisture away from the user’s foot.
The upper of the Evasion 2 Mid LTR GTX combines split suede leather, synthetic and textile for a durable and protective build. It features Gore-Tex Extended Comfort, a non-insulated laminate which promotes the boot’s waterproofing and breathability.
For added protection on rock-strewn and muddy trails, the upper is designed with a mud guard that wraps the base of the shoe. It also has a leather reinforcement in the toe area.
The closure system of this backpacking includes a regular lace with open hooks and metal-and-webbing eyelets. Its heel strap assists in donning and doffing.