The Ariat Men's Skyline Mid GTX Hiking Boot is burly for backpacking long distances in any condition. Gore Tex provides waterproof, breathable protection, while full grain and suede leathers work together to keep the boot strong for a long time. Ariat also equipped the boot's upper with a breathable mesh lining, a padded tongue, and a padded collar for long lasting comfort. The Skyline features Ariat's ATS Technology that includes a moisture wicking, gel cushioned footbed. This technology also features a shock absorbing EVA midsole, and a stable shank. The Tec Tuff toe offers rock protection, and the dual density DuraTread sole features multi directional lugs for the utmost traction on any terrain.