Not a backpacking shoe by any means, a svelte race worthy option possibly justifies the inflated price Salomon tacked on to this shoe- ok, no shoe should cost $200 but whatever, its Salomon.
Price aside, it looks good on paper, flat, lightweight, moderate midsole cushioning, seamless inner lining for sockless running, neutral tread pattern on the outsole for all mountain running. All that good stuff.
No one will never run as good as Kilian Jornet, but at least folks can kinda look the part. ;-)