Who should buy the Salomon Utility Winter CS WP
The Salomon Utility Winter CS WP is a sleek, modern winter boot that is touted for being incredibly comfortable, warm, and durable. It is a solid option if you:
- Prefer a hiking boot that gives the shoe a strong grip on freezing and slippery grounds.
- Prefer a hiking boot that keeps your feet toasty in negative-degree temperatures.
Maintains adhesion in freezing temperatures
Built for wet, snowy, and icy terrains, the shoe’s outsole features the proven Winter Contagrip® technology. This high-performance rubber contains a unique compound that maintains adhesion in freezing temperatures.
Reliable traction in all seasons
It is also non-marking, which makes Salomon Utility Winter CS WP a good shoe for work and indoor activities. The aggressive, multidirectional lug pattern provides reliable traction in all seasons.
Soft and flexible cushioning
For added cushion and comfort, the shoe is made with injected ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam. Unlike the traditional method of constructing midsoles (which is through compression), the injection process results in a thinner, softer, and more flexible midsole.
For this reason, the Salomon Utility Winter CS WP has better shock absorption and cushioning. It comes with a basic EVA sock liner for added comfort.
Excellent ventilation and insulation
The shoe upper is made of quality Nubuck leather that is naturally resistant to wear and tear, along with “felt” fabric for added warmth and breathability. It incorporates faux fur lining for keeping your foot toasty in chilly weather conditions.
During rainy days on the trail, you won’t be worried about water entering your boot. Thanks to the ClimaSalomon™ Waterproof membrane - a unique, lightweight material that has solid waterproof properties. Other materials used in this winter boot are also waterproof for a high level of protection from rain, water, and snow.
Completing the upper is the gusseted tongue that keeps the debris out and a lace-up closure for a snug fit. Meanwhile, the leather toe cap provides protection against large chunks of ice, debris, and accidental impact.
Nice to know
- While it offers a good amount of warmth in cold weather, the Salomon Utility Winter CS WP lacks special insulation. You can check out other Salomon boots that feature Thinsulate - an exclusive company technology that provides top-notch shoe insulation in trail conditions beyond freezing points.