Gear Review: Salomon Synapse J Kids Hiking Shoes

May 9, 2014  |  In Gear Reviews   |   Tagged , , , , ,   |   1 Comment

Kids Hiking Shoes
Salomon Synapse J
$75, 1 lb. 2 oz. (youth size 4.5)
Sizes: unisex kids 13 to youth 6
salomon.com

If there’s a dayhike that will beat up a flimsy pair of kids hiking shoes, it’s going up and down Mount St. Helens, a 10-mile, 4,500-vertical-foot slog over sharp-edged, volcanic rocks and highly abrasive, fine-grained pumice. But my 13-year-old son wore the Synapse J on that big day, and on dayhikes at Mount Rainier National Park, Arches and Canyonlands national parks, Idaho’s City of Rocks National Reserve, and elsewhere.

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One Response to Gear Review: Salomon Synapse J Kids Hiking Shoes

  1. Little Peeps Clothing   |  July 18, 2014 at 3:15 am

    Wow I didn’t know they created kids shoes with toe caps in them. This is such a good idea, because those little toes need protecting. Thank you for sharing this product.

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