Odyssey Mid GTX: The lightest of them all?
While hailing the Odyssey Mid GTX as the lightest trekking boot is debatable, by hiking boots standards, it is quite light at around 390 grams a shoe. To put things into perspective, it is heavier than the Odyssey—its non-waterproof, low-top counterpart—by only 50 grams. For more like the Odyssey Mid GTX in terms of lightness, check out our collection of lightweight hiking boots.
Salomon Odyssey Mid GTX vs. OUTline Mid GTX
Use. The Odyssey Mid GTX is primarily used for multi-day treks involving a loaded pack. The OUTline Mid GTX, on the other hand, is specifically built for day hikes on well-maintained to lightly rugged trails.
Price. In this round, the OUTline Mid GTX takes the crown by being approximately $30 cheaper than the Odyssey Mid GTX.
Weight. The Odyssey Mid GTX is lighter than its rival by roughly 30 g.
Takeaway: If you prefer wandering away from the beaten path and you like camping trips, opt for the Odyssey Mid GTX. Otherwise, go with the OUTline Mid GTX—especially if you are new to backcountry adventuring.