New boots are nice, but two miles into your first hike your feet will be begging for your worn in and out old boots. Luckily, the Lowa Men's Vantage GTX Mid Hiking Boots are quick to break in, so you can tie them on and keep on hiking as you did before. Featuring a Gore Tex membrane, the boots provide the waterproof, breathable performance needed for mountain environments. A durable split leather upper resists wear and is reinforced with TPU in the toe and heel for increased durability. A PU midsole cradles your feet over miles of rough and rocky terrain, while a light yet tacky Trac Lite sole ensures solid traction on dirt, rock, and mud.