Salomon X Ultra 3 Mid GTX Hiking Boot – Men’s

We’ve read the reviews across the web for the Salomon X Ultra 3 Mid GTX Hiking Boot – Men’s and summarize the results below:

Universal Ranking

PeakScore: 86 (out of 100)
User Rating: 4.3 stars 
Expert Rating: 4.3 stars

Number of Ratings Reviewed: 442

Pros & Cons

Reasons to buy:

User Reviews

  • Keeps your feet dry and comfortable in most conditions.
  • Footbed is comfortable after prolonged use.
  • Foot-bed can give support and comfort while carrying heavy loads.
  • Waterproof.
  • Flexibility is very high for a boot, and feels more like a sneaker.
  • Lugs have good traction on various surfaces.

Expert Reviews

  • Good traction in various climates and fully waterproof.
  • Sensifit system provides a customized and snug fit.
  • Toe box is roomy enough to move your toes, but not too wide to make the fit loose.
  • Prevents ankle rolling, despite not being as supportive as other boots.
  • Very lightweight for a mid-cut hiking boot.
  • Sheds water, mud, and snow efficiently.
  • Waterproof and breathable liner lets perspiration pass through.

Reasons NOT to buy:

User Reviews

  • Sometimes builds up moisture on hot days.
  • Not warm enough for a winter backpacking trip.
  • Some reports of laces coming undone frequently.

Expert Reviews

  • The underfoot grip is sensitive, so you can feel debris and rocks underneath your feet, causing more tiredness after prolonged wearing.
  • Prolonged exposure can cause moisture to seep through.


The Salomon X Ultra 3 Mid GTX Hiking Boot for men is a waterproof, stable, and lightweight hiking boot that feels more like a trail runner or sneaker while wearing, while still providing good performance. The waterproof abilities allow this boot to be worn in various conditions, while the limited warmth provided and some moisture build-up on hot days may make this boot ill suited for extreme conditions.


Note: User and expert rankings were reviewed across the web. Some expert reviews include these: 1, 2, 3.