Verdict from 3 experts and +100 user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • Grip: Most users appreciate the shoe's durable traction on technical and muddy terrains.
  • Comfort: According to some runners, the upper offers comfortable foot coverage.
  • Toebox: Several testers notice that the Salomon Wildcross GTX has a wide toebox that allows the toes to move freely.
  • Fit: Based on a few comments, the Quicklace system delivers a secure, more personalized fit.
  • Waterproof: Many users are satisfied with the waterproof features offered by the GTX membrane.
  • Durable: A few runners mention that the Wildcross GTX is durable.

1 reasons not to buy

  • Putting on the shoe: Those who tried wearing the Wildcross GTX mention that it is difficult to put on. 

Bottom line

Featuring Salomon's Quicklace system, the Wildcross GTX offers a personalized and secure fit. Aside from the waterproof coverage of the GTX membrane, this running shoe features multi-directional lugs that deliver a reliable grip on varied surfaces.

The Salomon Wildcross GTX is a good option for those who are looking for a solid trail running shoe that is versatile enough to tackle technical, muddy, and soft surfaces.

Tip: see the best trail running shoes.

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How Wildcross GTX compares

This shoe: 87
All shoes average: 82
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This shoe: £150
All shoes average: £130
£60 £240
This shoe: 290g
All shoes average: 296g
170g 680g
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Jens Jakob Andersen
Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.