Asics Gel Scram 6 Review

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Type of supportUniversal (neutral)
Inclination of the sole10mm
Sole thickness (heel)mm
Sole thickness (forefoot)mm
Weight (men’s model)286g
Weight (female model)235g


The Asics Gel Scram 6 is a lightweight and affordable trail shoe. Analysis of the tests and opinions to come!



  • For starters, the outsole of the Asics Gel Scram 6 uses tough rubber that boasts excellent wear resistance and is naturally grippy for impeccable stability at all times.
  • There are also inverted rubber lugs with a sharp design that increase grip to calmly tackle the most rigorous technical conditions during trail running.


  • The midsole is equipped with AmpliFoam cushioning technology . It is a soft cushioning material with low density, which means that it does not deform easily. It protects against stones and rough terrain and allows a smoother ride thanks to maximum rebound.

Upper part (upper)

  • The upper of the Asics Gel Scram 6 translates into a technical mesh that provides effective support for your foot and guarantees good ventilation inside the shoe.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How does the Gel Scram 6 fit?

Athletes who have tried it confirm that it fits without surprise. So you can order your regular size for trail shoes. That said, if this is your first Asics model, a visit to the store is always better.

Is this trail shoe suitable for heavy athletes (85 kg or more)?

Yes, this model should suit whatever your morphology thanks to its medium thickness sole. Only minimalist shoes are to be avoided if you weigh more than 71 kg.

Are these shoes recommended for running an ultra-trail?

This Asics trail shoe is versatile enough to suit different types of training and distances. However, its sole is equipped with thin, shallow lugs, which can therefore be a bit tight for very technical trails. Ultra-trails often display varied terrain which may prove to be a little too ambitious for the Gel Scram 6.

Is this model waterproof?

No, these trail shoes are not waterproof. Indeed, they do not use a waterproof membrane to isolate the foot from the elements. Nevertheless, they are designed to prevent light water infiltration and dry quickly. Your foot should therefore stay dry if you run in light rain. It’s a different story if the rain is more intense, your foot may get wet after a while. However, this configuration has the advantage of ensuring sufficient ventilation of the foot during exercise and of being lighter and more flexible compared to models equipped with a waterproof membrane.

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