Salomon® X Ultra 5

The expected release date for the Salomon X Ultra 5 is October 14, 2021.

The Salomon X Ultra 5 will have the following features & updates:

  • The New Salomon X Ultra 5 will boast a few more small improvements with lighter weight and more breathable mesh uppers, and more durable stitched overlays covering less of the upper area for more freedom of movement.
  • The design will still keep its quick lace-up system for fast and easy lacing.
  • You can still look forward to an EVA cushioning midsole with softer cushioning technology and more flexibility this time around.
  • The ContaGrip outsole will be improved with a control heel design and flexible forefoot, as well as a lug tread for optimal slip resistance.

Latest Version of the Salomon X Ultra


Salomon X Ultra


  • The recommended price according to manufacturers for the new Salomon X Ultra 5 should be about $170.00.
  • There will be a slight increase because of more advanced features.
  • The Price may likewise vary according to where you purchase from, so always look out for specials and deals.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The new models will provide neutral arch support ideal for a more stable and normal arch type.
  • It will also be designed for neutral pronators.



  • The terrain recommended for the new X Ultra 5 will be mostly outdoor trails.
  • I would, however, not recommend it for road running and hard surfaces.


Day hike

  • This will be the ideal day hiking trail shoe for endurance hikes on more technical trails.
  • It should also be suitable for light jogging on trails and less hazardous trails.


  • The New X Ultra 5 from Salomon will be durable and long-lasting if used in the correct settings.
  • It will be designed for wet and dry trails and to withstand outdoor elements and weather conditions.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The Salomon X Ultra 5 will comfortably fit any foot type with its adjustable Quickfit lace-up system.
  • There will be standard sizes available, and the fit will be a medium to wide design.


  • The weight in the men’s edition will be around 365 grams.
  • Whereas for the ladies, you can expect a lighter weight of 318 grams.
  • Both these models will be medium to heavyweight for proper support.

Elevation of the Salomon X Ultra 5

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • The heel height is expected at around 19mm.
  • There will be quite a high heel-to-toe drop.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The forefoot height should be expected at around 8mm.
  • This is quite a low drop in general.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • The new designs will have a high heel-to-toe drop design.
  • A 10mm heel-to-toe drop could be expected.

Components of the Salomon X Ultra 5


  • You can expect the same Contragrip outsole with more flexibility in the forefoot and a firmer heel for the new model.
  • The tread of the new sole will be more lug for improved grip on most outdoor surfaces.
  • The aggressive lugs will be shaped like caltrops and spiky for additional grip.


  • The Midsole will remain the injection Molde EVA with softer technology and more flexibility,
  • The midsole will bear a considerable amount of weight and is said to be more durable.
  • Overall the midsole design will provide more optimal stability with high rebound and shock absorbency,
  • There will also be more supportive heel borders and Ortholite foam for underfoot cushioning.


  • The Upper will be a more breathable open-cell mesh with synthetic and textile materails that will be used.
  • The new X Ultra 5 models will be very lightweight and breathable, with additional overlays for support and structure.
  • The toe box of the shoe will be more durable and rubberized for protection.
  • There will still be a trusted quick lace system for a secure and adjustable comfort fit.
  • Some new color models and fresh designs may also be expected.


Salomon X Ultra 5

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