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Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe

Men's Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA

Item #SLM912
MSRP:$119.99
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Product Description:

As Salomons lightest advanced-chassis shoe, its the choice of ultra-distance off-road racers for incredible traction, solid durability, supple cushioning and moderate guidance. 13.7 ounces

Category Type:

STABILITY [?]
Runners with average arch height looking for a blend of cushioning and support can't go wrong with Stability shoes. Get a smooth transition from heel strike to toe off. Enjoy a well-guided stride and perfect arch support to keep you going for miles. When choosing running shoes, find your perfect fit using this chart. Category types are based on factors like arch height, running habits and body frame.

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Features & Benefits:

  • 3D Advanced Chassis system: Rigid insert between outsole and midsole provides stability
  • Triple density midsole: For unparalleled stability
  • Running Contagrip outsole: Perfect blend of grip and durability to cover mixed terrain at high speeds
  • Sensifit system: Wraps the foot with a precise and secure fit
  • Protective Rubber Toe Cap: Protects against the elements
  • Quicklace: A minimalist, convienient, and durable lacing system
  • Lace Pocket: Provides a place to stash the laces
Product SLM912 Review

Specifications:

  • Toebox Width: Medium
  • Shoe Construction: SLIP
  • Midsole Material: Triple density compression-molded EVA|
  • Outsole Material: Carbon Rubber|
  • Upper Material: Mesh W/Synthetic Leather Trim|Gusseted Tongue|
  • Country of Origin: China

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Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe
 
4.5

(based on 13 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (6)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Good traction (4)
  • Cushions impact (3)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trail running (5)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        83% 

        (5 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        100% 

        (6 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Arch Type:
      • Average arch (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (6)

    Reviewed by 13 customers

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Everything is fine except ...

    By Rob

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe:

    Everything is fine except for the lace stays. The bottom two are half the size as the upper 3 rows, and are unreinforced. So, they rip through. After 4 months, one on each shoe has torn through. If they were as robust as the upper three rows, this may not have happened. Frustrating. Bad Design. Meanwhile, my five year old Merrells, similar design, but tougher, are still going strong. The Solomons were purchased to replace the Merrells, but now the Merrells are back on my feet. beware.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    good trail runner

    By Bill

    from VT

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Flexible
    • Good Traction
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Trail Running

      Comments about Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe:

      Felt good on 1st run of 16ish mi. on a rooty, rainy, wet, muddy trail w/fair amt of up/down. Very comfortable but I wonder if they will cut it on the longer runs -- the cushioning is lighter and the sole more flexible than I am used to and this feels great on a mid-teen run, but may not be enough support and protection on a longer run.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Very pleased with the purchase of these

      By Ultra runner

      from Indiana

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Absorbs Shock
      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Great Traction in the mud
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trail Running
        • Wet Weather

        Comments about Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe:

        After my second time running in these shoes I was convinced they had the best traction of any trail shoe I have ever worn...12 miles on single track mountian bike trails in southern Indian in a heavy down pour...did'nt slip once!

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Shoes. Own two pair ...

        By Anonymous

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe:

        Great Shoes. Own two pair - one with the Goretx upper for winter running in the PacNW. Great shoes.

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        These shoes are awesome ...

        By Josh

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe:

        These shoes are awesome in almost every condition. They are a little hard for concrete running but do able. I have a problem with pinched nerves in my feet and these shoe not only have helped but made that problem complete go away.

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        This is a great shoe. I ...

        By Tom

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe:

        This is a great shoe. I wore these through a 50 mile trail race in rainy conditions, and my feet felt wonderful. Pretty good on roads as well, but only if you are on your way to the trails.

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great trail shoe, but it ...

        By Anonymous

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe:

        Great trail shoe, but it does run small so make sure to go a half size up.

         
        5.0

        Great Trail Shoe

        By Ron

        from Sanford, NC

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Durable
        • Good Traction
        • Lightweight
        • Rugged

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Weather Conditions
          • Mixed Terrain
          • Trail Running
          • Wet Weather
          • Work

          Comments about Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe:

          On my 3rd pair, these are the best trail shoe I have run so far.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • Average Arch
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Shoe

          By Runner/Lifter and everything in between

          from Boston

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • Durable
          • Good Arch Support
          • Good Traction
          • Lightweight
          • Rugged

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Weather Conditions

            Comments about Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe:

            This shoe is great. On my third pair - so light but durable. Never write reviews, but this item warrants it.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Solid choice

            By mikem

            from new jersey

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Good Arch Support
            • Good Traction
            • Rugged

            Cons

            • Narrow / Tight

            Best Uses

            • Mixed Terrain
            • Trail Running

            Comments about Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe:

            Handsome shoe comfortable ride, prefer real laces over the easy lace system on this shoe.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels half size too big
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            salomon xa pro

            By slp

            from grand junction, co

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Trail Running

              Comments about Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe:

              awesome trail shoe!

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width
              • Arch Type:
              • Average Arch

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              best shoe I've ever ...

              By PB

              from Undisclosed

              Comments about Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe:

              best shoe I've ever owned, on so many levels!!!!

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              awesome at everything in ...

              By Keith

              from Undisclosed

              Comments about Mens Salomon XA PRO 3D ULTRA Trail Running Shoe:

              awesome at everything in the woods!

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              1.    Anonymous rated this product 5 stars
              Tue, December 22,2009:
              Great Shoes. Own two pair - one with the Goretx upper for winter running in the PacNW. Great shoes.
              2.    Josh rated this product 5 stars
              Wed, September 23,2009:
              These shoes are awesome in almost every condition. They are a little hard for concrete running but do able. I have a problem with pinched nerves in my feet and these shoe not only have helped but made that problem complete go away.
              3.    Rob rated this product 1 star
              Tue, July 07,2009:
              Everything is fine except for the lace stays. The bottom two are half the size as the upper 3 rows, and are unreinforced. So, they rip through. After 4 months, one on each shoe has torn through. If they were as robust as the upper three rows, this may not have happened. Frustrating. Bad Design. Meanwhile, my five year old Merrells, similar design, but tougher, are still going strong. The Solomons were purchased to replace the Merrells, but now the Merrells are back on my feet. beware.
              4.    Anonymous rated this product 5 stars
              Wed, June 10,2009:
              Great trail shoe, but it does run small so make sure to go a half size up.
              5.    PB rated this product 5 stars
              Sun, June 07,2009:
              best shoe I've ever owned, on so many levels!!!!
              6.    Tom rated this product 5 stars
              Thu, May 07,2009:
              This is a great shoe. I wore these through a 50 mile trail race in rainy conditions, and my feet felt wonderful. Pretty good on roads as well, but only if you are on your way to the trails.
              7.    Keith rated this product 5 stars
              Sat, January 10,2009:
              awesome at everything in the woods!

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