Salomon Cosmic 4D GTX 2010

The Salomon Cosmic 4D GTX weighs 1456g (pair, size 11); synthetic upper with Gore-Tex waterproof lining; supportive heel cup and ankle cuff; well-cushioned underfoot; very good sole stiffness for a variety of terrain. But soft toe box; upper may not be as durable as leather designs; high price for what you get.

The Salomon Cosmic 4D GTX is a very lightweight boot that also offers good performance for hill-walking, but others are better for rockier terrain.

First published in Trail magazine May 2010