Salomon Trailster Women’s Trail Running Shoes

Last updated: April 23, 2021


With this women's trail running shoe, you'll get both toe and heel protection. The Contagrip sole offers superior traction, so you can run on a soft surface one day and a hard surface the next. Runners will love the fit and the addition of the popular Ortholite sockliner.

We looked at the top Women's Trail Running Shoes and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Women's Trail Running Shoe you should buy.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: No matter what type of terrain you plan on tackling, this women's trail running shoe with Contagrip sole has you covered.

In our analysis of 46 expert reviews, the Salomon Trailster Women's Trail Running Shoes placed 2nd when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Take your running beyond the trailhead with sense access. Built to bring you confidence on the trails, this shoe delivers comfort, protection and grip that will make every trail run even more fun. Protective mudguard around the base of the foot protects the lateral and medial sides from muddy trails. Anti-debris Mesh upper prevents debris from being trapped between your foot and the footbed. EnergyCell midsole, a high performance EVA foam, provides shock attenuation.

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Stephanie Mansour   
Certified Personal Trainer, Health and Wellness Expert

Stephanie Mansour, host of “Step It Up with Steph” on public broadcasting, has been coaching women for over a decade on how to lose weight and make it last. She has a Bachelor of Arts in communications with an emphasis on women’s studies and psychology from the University of Michigan. She holds certifications in life coaching, personal training, yoga and Pilates.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

These trail running shoes are fantastic! Comfortable, supportive, and sturdy, and I like the look. I ran a total of 20 miles over a period of 2 weeks, during hot humid summer weather reaching 90 degrees F. My feet never felt hot in the trailster shoes!
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Mentioned by most runners was that the Trailster provides ample cushioning for the very technical trails they run with lots of rocks and tree roots.
The Trailster features a full-rubber outsole with moderate lugs to provide good grip on rocks and mellow trails, while still being efficient on pavement.

What reviewers didn't like

I really missed the speed laces and returned this model.
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The shoe's toe box was also noted by several wearers to be narrow and shallow, causing a few serious blisters on their feet.
It’s not the best option for really wet conditions or where maximum grip is a priority (it uses the more durable, less grippy ContaGrip rubber).
View our Women's Trail Running Shoe buying guide for in-depth advice and recommendations.

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