Every component gets reinforcement, from the stitching to the mesh to the laces to the outsole.
An updated Contagrip® Sole has wider lugs for more ground contact, and a pronounced break in front of the heel for climbing ladders and descending hills.
Even with the added durability, XA FORCES MID is still the lightest shoe in its category.
XA FORCES MID GTX® is a Lightweight, all conditions boot for moving fast in the most critical situations. Based on Salomon's iconic XA PRO 3D, this special forces oriented boot is more durable in every way, and has a beefier outsole.