Goretex Boots: How to choose them. Salomon vs Viking vs Merrell review by Mayayo

 

 

 

Gore-tex boots have become an industry standard for waterproofness and breathability. Yet, nowadays we are able to choose from a wide variety of interpretations of the now classic membrane. Some from Gore-tex itself as with the new Gore-tex Surround that we reported on here, as well as others from competitors.

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Therefore, today we present three different boots options as for membrane performance: Salomon slab Xalp as sample for classic Gore-tex membrane, the Viking Kuling mid Gore tex boot with the new GTX Surround version and the alternative represented by the Merrell Capra Glacial Ice+.

 

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GORE-TEX BOOTS  PHOTOGALLERY BY MAYAYO. 

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Please find below a more detailed photogallery so you are able to take on the different materials, patterns and finishings of each model, as they logically imply their being better suited for one use or the other.

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Info by Mayayo Oxígeno for Trailrunningspain

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