Materials - Suede leather and microfiber upper with Exa shell over injected 3D cage, waterproof Gore-Tex lining, multi-fit footbed, Vibram Megagrip outsole
Colors - Black out/yellow, navy/mimosa
URL - http://www.salewa.com/

Designed as an approach shoe (i.e. to be used on long approaches to climbs), the Wildfire Pro GTX combines aspects of running and hiking shoes with climbing shoes. In particular, the Vibram Megagrip outsole is extra grippy and surefooted on rock, and the rand provides good protection for your toes and heel. Yet it's also comfortable for long distances, though quite a bit heavier than the other trail shoes. The climbing lacing system extends to the toes, allowing you to more precisely tighten your laces where they're needed. The Multi-Fit Footbed allows you to remove a portion of the footbed to accommodate wider feet, and the overlapping tongue makes the most of the waterproof Gore-Tex lining. What's not to like? Oh yeah, well there's the price, but it's worth it if you've got the scratch.


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