Don't be afraid of that wet, nasty looking section of trail up ahead You're wearing the Columbia Men's Redmond Waterproof Hiking Shoe. The durable suede leather, mesh, and webbing upper utilizes an Omni Tech waterproof and breathable seam sealed membrane to keep your foot and sock dry. Omni Grip non marking traction rubber gives you firm stability even on slick terrain. The Techlite midsole offers long lasting comfort cushioning and is designed to maximize energy efficiency without adding weight. If you're hiking partners are hesitant to tackle the trail, you can always offer to carry them to firmer ground.