The Top Freerider: The updated Vacuum Ranger 12 boots are ultralight with a supreme fit thanks to Vacu Plast and vibram sole for for perfect grip on steep rocky scrambles or daily walks. Fully customizable with absolute precision, thanks to VACU PLAST energy saving plastic that is 15 % less weight and has higher elasticity. NEW HikeRideLock modes allows for easy walking from the car and lodge, Ride for smooth forward lean and a locked out rear ward flex, and then Lock for a truly stiff upper cuff and maximum control on the hardest of terrain. Shock absorbers for soft landings and patented liner technologies to make hiking easy. The ultimate multi use boot that exceeds all performance for AT use and alpine feel and control.