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Salewa LITE TRAIN, Trail Running shoes with Michelin Sole

Trail Running shoes Salewa Lite Train were designed for mountain training: developed in collaboration with Michelin, These shoes are the ideal balance between performance, grip and durability, with extraordinary lightness.

Worldwide there is a renewed desire for a better quality of life can offer physical and spiritual balance. To achieve this there are those who walk, joggers, who sweats in the gym – all are moving and they train. The mountains are not just a place of great spiritual inspiration but also the ideal environment for training. Whether it's a hike at a fast pace, a technical race Rocky paths or a series of repeated uphill, There is a common goal: improve performance and your resistance to get stronger physically and mentally.


The response of SALEWA the needs of a new generation of fans of the mountains is called Alpine Speed, the latest trend among outdoor enthusiasts. Collection SS16 present Lite Train, the first shoe designed specifically for mountain training. Slight, aggressive and versatile – the Lite Train has been designed to offer maximum performance in training in the mountains. Developed in collaboration with MICHELIN Technical Soles, This shoe is the ideal balance of performance, grip and low weight.

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To ensure maximum support at midfoot and ensure precise fit, the Train is also the first shoe to adopt the solution 3F Total System, string area extending to the well-known 3F System SALEWA.

"The mountain training is a new category of product developed for training in the mountains- explains Tobias Roth, Sales & Marketing Manager, Salewa Footwear – The Lite Train is a lightweight shoe with outstanding grip, that allows you to focus on your workout and enjoy the mountains.

The project has been entirely developed in our Center R&D of Montebelluna in collaboration with MICHELIN, He has designed for us a unique combination of compound and tread pattern capable of achieving the objective of Lite Train: maximum grip and traction on difficult mountain terrain. MICHELIN for us is not just a supplier but a true partner in the development of new products, and this collaboration represents a strategic development of our Division footwear.

In the past, SALEWA has proven to interpret new trends, inventing the category Tech Approach; Today we believe that the mountain training will prove to be one of the most important trends in the coming years. "

The sole developed by MICHELIN exclusively for SALEWA provides a distinctive touch to Lite Train. Made in special Outdoor Compound, the sole design of Lite Train is inspired to tires MICHELIN mountain bikand, with an aggressive tread that allows maximum control on the ground soft and irregular, particularly during the steps in slope-crossing, or cross terrain when the side foot support is mainly.


  • Sole and compound MICHELIN ®, exclusively for SALEWA • 3F Total System
  • Seamless construction
  • Weight: male: 245 g; female: 185 g m
  • Drop: +6m
  • Upper: Breathable mesh
  • Lining: Breathable mesh
  • Midsole: Premium EVA
  • Sole: MICHELIN Lite Train
  • Mixes: MICHELIN OC – Outdoor
  • Measurements: male: 6-12, 13 UK; female: 3-9 UK
  • Colors (male): Black/Kamille, Mayan Blue/Poppy, Walnut/Carrot
  • Colors(female): Black/Pinky,HotCoral/Chadwick

The main features of the sole Lite Train include:

  • An exclusive design inspired by MICHELIN
  • Lateral grooves to provide greater adaptability to soil, traction, grip and control during the steps in slope-crossing
  • Robust carving at the forefoot to provide constant traction, reinforced gussets to offer controlled braking on descents
  • Flexible longitudinal grooves for maximum adaptability on different types of soil
  • Shank anti-twist and arch support
  • Excellent drainage and self-cleaning function

"The creative process of new shoes SALEWA began with the analysis of the needs that the company has submitted and, based on these indications, We evaluated the technologies derived from our tyres could give the best answers and from there we continued with our partners in choosing the best compound -says Ambrose Merlo, Head of MICHELIN operations Technical Soles – in a work of joint planning which saw the two teams realize a unique and exclusive product ".

The Train will be available in stores in three colors for the man and two women for that. The most sensitive to questions of style will appreciate the minimalist design and different graphics combined with different colors.

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