Hiking the great outdoors is easy in this rugged boot. It features Cement construction and a bellows tongue that keeps debris out. There’s a mesh and Lycra lining treated with Aegis for breathable comfort and a secure fit. It has a molded nylon arch shank and an Ortholite anatomical footbed. The Gore-Tex Performance Comfort Footwear lining protects your feet and keeps them dry. This ankle boot also has a Merrell air cushion in the heel that absorbs shock and adds stability with a lightweight PU midsole for durability. The Grade 5 nylon insole is perfect for backpacking with a medium pack and the 7mm lug sole is made of Vibram rubber.