SALEWA MEN'S MOUNTAIN TRAINER LEATHER (WALNUT/GOLDEN PALM)
- Brand: Salewa
- Availability: In Stock
- Special Price
The Salewa Mountain Trainer is a rare breed of shoe which can tackle pretty much anything you can think of activity wise. Mountain walking, via ferrata, climbing, trekking, everyday use, the Mountain Trainer literally takes it all in it's stride.
Starting from the ground up, the Mountain Trainer features a Vibram sole with deep, self-cleaning lugs to reduce clogging up in sloppy conditions. A large raised heel aids stability while descending, while two strategically placed tube-shaped lugs perfectly fit via ferrata cables between them for stability and security (see additional pictures for example!). The super soft compound of rubber promises grip in almost all weather conditions, from dry alpine scree to classic British slop.
Rather than the traditional Gore-Tex membrane, the Mountain Trainer Leather opts for a complete leather inner and outer design, maximising breathability in warmer conditions. Although it isn't guaranteed 100% waterproof, regular top-ups of wax will keep all but the worst out. A 360° rubber rand provides protection against abrasion from sharp rocks, cables and general abuse, while thicker sections of rubber are used on the heel and toe area for durability while climbing.
You may have noticed the strange outer cable design on the heel of the shoe, this not only looks brilliant (in our opinion!) but serves an important purpose. The wire splits into three sections; one part connects to the lacing, the other to the midsole and the last to the upper heel area. As you tension the laces, it pulls the wire on the connecting areas to improve the fit, feel and flexibility of the shoe. If your heel feels a little loose and sluggish, simply pull the laces in and the wire will close the gap on the heel, reducing the liklihood of a blister. Further improving comfort is a soft Ortholite footbed and lacing which stretches all the way down to the toe area to customise the fit in different sections.
- Climbing lacing
- 3F wire system
- Leather inner and outer
- Vibram sole with Via Ferrata cable inserts
- Self-cleaning lugs
- Deep heel for descending
- Ideal for a range of activities