New model for this year (Do not check this option if this model was listed as new in last year's Gear Guide)A perfect blend of lightweight and support in a trail product. Designed for those who crave unparalleled support in a boot in it's lightest form. Backpacking, hiking, trekking, or simply traversing long stretches by those who want sturdiness without all the extras.
Upper: Innovative external Techlite Fit integrated with a nylon frame creates a lightweight, yet very rigid support system. The Techlite frame creates a soft interface for the foot and ankle - the nylon frame provides the needed firmness for protection and support. Simple ballistic body mesh construction provides a seamless yet snug fit. Waterproof/breathable OutDry membrane keeps you dry and comfortable.
Midsole: Techlite FluidFrame runs in a U-shape from the forefoot to the heel, providing foot guidance when you need it on the trail. This shoe features a midfoot shank to provide additional support on long hikes and a forefoot rock guard to keep your feet safe.
Outsole: Omni-Grip rubber featuring a heel crash zone. A size variance of multidirectional lugs for traction on a variety of surfaces, smaller in the toe for extra grip while descending or gripping the trail.