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Warrior East – Salewa

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Salewa has a whole slew of new models coming and we will give you full coverage during next month’s Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. But, we though we should give you a little taste of what’s to come.

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To the left in the photo above, you see the new Wildfire Vent. It features a slightly wider last than precious Salewa approach shoes. The mesh upper incorporates to-toe lacing, and they’ve included the one piece insole from the Gore Surround models. The Wildfire Pro to the right is offered in Gore and non-Gore models and was developed based on feedback from Jackson Hole mountain guides. They’ve introduced a side opening tongue to go with the to-toe lasting. Both models of the Wildfire incorporate a new Vibram sole with rubber that is 20% stickier.

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Darley Defense Days – Salewa

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

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The new Firetail EVO GTX is a new boot coming out this Fall. Built on the Firetail EVO lightweight technical approach show, it weighs ionly 460 grams. It features a sticky sole, multi-fit footbed, and Kevlar reinforcement. It also happens to be the first black boot on offer.

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Major Rebranding At Salewa

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

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During a recent sales meeting in Europe, boot manufacturer Salewa unveiled a new logo. We understand they are also releasing many new products in the coming year and can’t wait to tell you about them.

Darley Defense Days – Salewa

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

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Mountain Trainer Mid GTX

The Moutain Trainer Mid GTX features an abrasion-resistant suede upper with sticky rubber rand for protection and grip, and the GORE-TEX extended comfort membrane provides waterproof protection and enhanced breathability. The Vibram Mulaz outsole offers durability and uphill/downhill grip on all terrain, and a nylon/27% fiberglass shank offers support with flex on challenging surfaces. Technical lacing with metal hooks extends towards the front for a custom fit which provides precision and comfort.

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Alp Trainer Mid GTX

The Alp Trainer combines the grip and technical features of an approach shoe with the support and protection of a hiking boot. The upper is made from 1.8mm full suede, and the GORE-TEX extended comfort membrane provides waterproof protection and enhanced breathability. Additionally, the Alp Trainer features a rugged, sticky Vibram sole, climbing lacing, full Kevlar protected rands, and elastic collar construction.

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Hike Trainer GTX

Much like the Alp Trainer, the Hike Trainer GTX combines the grip and technical features of an approach shoe with the support and protection of a hiking boot. Unlike the Alp Trainer, the Hike Trainer upper is made from both Nubuk and suede, however still features the same GORE-TEX extended comfort membrane which provides waterproof protection and enhanced breathability. Additionally, the Hike Trainer features a rugged, sticky Vibram sole, climbing lacing, and full Kevlar protected rands.

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Fire Tail EVO Mid GTX

The only boot not yet commercially available, the Fire Tail EVO Mid GTX is set for a September release as part of Salewa’s forthcoming Fall line. The Fire Tail EVO Mid GTX keeps all the features of the original Fire Tail EVO GTX, with the addition of a high-ankle cuff and redesigned Vibram ‘Scrambler’ sole.

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A New Take in Salewa

Monday, August 12th, 2013

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I’d never looked at my Salewa boots that way, but it works.

Thanks to www.MissionReadyEquipment.com for opening my eyes.

Outdoor Retailer – Salewa

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

We’ve covered most of Salewa’s boot offering in the past so we thought it would be cool to mention a couple of their shoes.

Ramble GTX

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New for Spring 14, the Ramble is Italian made with Italian leather and the new cutting edge Gore-tex Surround Membrane. This offers something never seen before; a waterproof breathable sole. The membrane is protected by a Kevlar mesh weave.

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You’ll definitely see some Mountain DNA in the Ramble GTX, but it’s a casual shoe. There’s lacing to toe, I can’t believe that they are offering an Italian made shoe with Italian leather and a Gore membrane for only $149 retail. Amazing!

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Firetail Evo

Redesigned for 2014, the four-year-old Firetail was Salewa’s tech approach shoe. They’ve lightened it a bit and updated to the new three-piece insole. Offered in Gore-tex and non-Gore-tex models in two colorschemes each.

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-Laurice Graves
Laurice is a Navy Veteran who serves as Den Mother to the SSD crew and provides trade show coverage.

Kyle Defoor on the Salewa Alpine Trainer Mid

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Kyle Defoor has taken a good hard look at the Salewa Alpine Trainers and, like me, he recommends them.

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Read his review at kyledefoor.tumblr.com

Warrior Expo – Salewa

Friday, July 12th, 2013

I know a lot of guys have adopted Salewa boots since we started writing about them but some guys, understandably, can’t because they don’t have a Brown model. Now, Salewa has introduced the Hike Trainer GTX in Brown.

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Think of it as a lighter baby brother of the Alp Trainers that I wear. It incorporates all of the classic Salewa features like climbing shoe lacing to the end of toe box , climbing zone under the forefoot for technical terrain, full Gore-tex lining and their patented 3F fit system.

www.salewa.com