Salomon XA Pro 3D Mid (GTX/Forces) – Comfort through every season

A pair of great shoes are one of the most important pieces of equipment a person needs. Whether you are an urban city-person, an active outdoorist or an operator even, you’ll definitely end up facing the many challenges the weather can throw at your footwear, pretty much no matter where you live on this planet.

Now, because we two live in the cold north ‘aka’ Finland, we get to enjoy all of the four seasons, with sometimes drastically changing weather conditions.

This pretty much requires one to have all kinds of footwear to match the weather conditions, but most of the time, you want to have something waterproofed for your feet.

First of all we have to set some things straight. We saw a need to rework our original review of these shoes after we both had gone through a pair in less than 2 years. This is our final verdict and review on the Salomon XA Pro 3D Mid shoes, as we are on the verge of getting ourselves new footwear for our future adventures.


Salomon was born in 1947 in the heart of the French Alps and the birthplace of modern alpinism. Salomon’s commitment to innovative design and passion for mountain sports created a vast range of revolutionary new concepts in bindings, boots, skis and apparel for both alpine and nordic skiing and brought innovative solutions to footwear, apparel and equipment for snowboarding, adventure racing, mountaineering, hiking, trail running, and many other sports.

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