Adidas Outdoor Terrex Swift R Mid GTX women and men hiking boots have been on the market since 2009. These are very popular ultra-lightweight boots suitable for light hiking tours, trail running, and for daily life.
Model for men
The letters GTX in the name of Adidas Terrex Swift R boots denotes Gore-Tex. So these are super lightweight, waterproof and breathable boots suitable for
- trail running
- any outdoor work and activity
- daily life.
The upper is a synthetic material with a gusseted tongue, so these boots will give you protection from water practically to their full height. The collar cushioning is nicely done, the footbed is contoured and removable, and you have a pull loop on the back.
Both the toe section and the heel are additionally protected with rubber caps. The lacing is speed-type and you can see its nice design in the picture.
This is a very flexible boot with an AdiPrene midsole. This is Adidas’ own technology, a highly shock-absorbent and durable foam. It absorbs impact forces, reduces fatigue protects from injuries.
The outsole is a rubber with very deep lugs that provide a great traction on ant terrain. This is again Adidas’ TRAXION technology, which implies an optimal lug pattern design for outdoor activities.
Here is a short video (2:13) about Adidas Outdoor Terrex Swift R Mid GTX boots, have a look:
Specifications & summary of features; men’s model
- Average weight per pair: 794 g.
– Lining: GORE-TEX Extended Comfort Footwear.
– Mesh and synthetic upper.
– Midsole: adiPRENE insert for comfort & shock absorption.
– Outsole: super high traction rubber.
- Toe & heel protection.
- 6 eyelets.
Adidas Outdoor Terrex Swift R Mid GTX women version
The version women is with completely the same features and the average weight of 357 g per boot. You can see one of several possible color combinations in the picture:
There are several combinations of colors available (check the link below):
Pros & cons – both models
Adidas Outdoor Terrex Swift R Mid GTX hiking boots are mid-cut as the name says. But they are rather low, and do not provide a good ankle support. This is important for very rough terrain and when you carry a heavy backpack. However, their design is such that apart from hiking they can be used for trail running, as well as for daily life.
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