The Vasque Men's St. Elias Gore Tex Backpacking Boot is lightweight yet hardcore. Traditional all leather comfort comes together with a weight optimized sole for great support on the trail, without weighing you down. The soft EVA foam midsole conforms to uneven trails. This boot has great traction and feel, right out of the box. Summit last provides positive lock heel pocket, excellent arch support and rockered toe for less walking fatigue. 2.3mm waterproof oiled nubuck leather upper. Gore Tex laminate waterproofbreathable insert. Molded rubber toe bumper. Dual density EVA footbed. A.S.E. midsole with EVA cushioning pods and TPU shank. Vasque exclusive Vibram Frontier outsole. Avg. wt. 3 lbs. 1 oz.