/ NEW REVIEW: Salewa Mtn Trainer Mid GTX
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What I've found with my pair;
1. On my first two trips out, in wet weather, I have had wet feet - they are not waterproof
2. The insoles bunch up at the toes and are hugely annoying
3. They're the first shoes I've ever had blisters with
4. They stink after 3 trips out
Other than that I like them a lot (oh, and I find the grip from the soles to be fantastic).
#1 - I'll test by filling them up with water and if they leak send them back
#2 - I'll try them with new insoles
#3 - I'm sure they'll break in
#4 - There is always Fabreze
Mine have always been waterproof. I have the Rapace, which is the mtn trainer mid with a slightly different sole unit, and it has been the comfiest boot out of the box that i have ever owned- check with Salewa if you've got blisters as they do advertise a 100% blister free guarantee, although i don't know the details on it. It's also fair to say that mine are pretty smelly too after 6 months use.
In short, they're the best summer boots i've ever owned.
And to reply to CH, our sales network,of which Tiso are an important part, are superb stores with experienced staff and as you've found will be very happy to replace any faulty boots.
Richie (and crustypunk), cheers. I wasn't aware of blister guarantee.
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