Outdoor experts Berghaus have packed some of the leading footwear technologies into these hill walking boots. The Men's Expeditor Hiking Boots have waterproof buffed leather uppers with breathable high abrasion mesh. The waterproof AQ™ membrane provides protection against the elements while allowing your feet to breathe. The OPTI-STUD® hiking outsole offers traction features high walled leading edges for protection on difficult terrain. The EHS™ Ergonomic Holding System secures your foot in place for stability. A Dual Core™ midsole, which is soft at the heel and firm in the middle, offers torsional rigidity.