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Awards  Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award  Top Pick Award 
Price $108.77 at Amazon
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$140.00 at REI
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Pros Lightweight, waterproofSuperb traction, supportive, waterproof, relatively lightweightComfortable, stable, great traction, durableGreat traction and stability, durable construction except for the lacesLightweight, versatile, great all-around performance
Cons Lacks support, mediocre traction, lacks durability, limited to lighter trailsMay be less durable, expensiveUpper absorbs water (but doesn't leak), a little heavyDifficult to tighten the toe box due to the speed lace system, release button got jammed, a little stiffQuicklace system not our favorite, didn't feel great with a heavy pack on
Bottom Line Lightweight and waterproof, this shoe can perform light-duty hikes and urban trekkingUtilizing all the latest and greatest technology, this hiking shoe performs well in every hiking metricWhile slightly heavy for a hiking shoe, the Sawtooth II is great for pretty much every hiking adventureLots of support with great traction, but speed laces are not the bestA lightweight pair for times when you want to move fast on the trail
Rating Categories Salomon OUTline GTX - Women's Spire GTX Sawtooth II Low BDry Terrex Swift R2 GTX X Ultra 3 GTX
Comfort (25%)
6
9
9
6
7
Support (20%)
4
9
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Traction (15%)
5
9
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Weight (15%)
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Water Resistance (15%)
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Durability (10%)
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Specs Salomon OUTline... Spire GTX Sawtooth II Low BDry Terrex Swift R2 GTX X Ultra 3 GTX
Weight per Pair (Size 7) 1.19 lbs 1.61 lbs 1.83 lbs 1.36 lbs 1.50 lbs
Width Options Regular Regular Regular, Wide Regular Regular
Upper Waterproof textile Abrasion-resistant mesh Leather & textile Synthetic mesh Synthetic mesh
Midsole Injected EVA EVA Dual density EVA EVA Injected EVA
Lining Gore-Tex Gore-Tex Surround B-Dry Gore-Tex Gore-Tex
Sole Non-marking Contragrip rubber Vibram XS Trek Sawtooth Continental Traxion rubber ContaGrip rubber
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