New model for this year (Do not check this option if this model was listed as new in last year's Gear Guide)The Firetail GTX-The first real approach shoe that links comfort and lightness of trail runners and the technical features of an alpine climbing boot. The Firetail is a renegade footwear concept comprised of super sticky custom-made viabram out soles, aramidic fiber rands, EVA mid-sole cushioning, and PU shock absorbing heels. The extended 3F Y-lacing and multi-fit footbed allows for true edging precision and a 100% blisterfree fit. Improved with a heel steel wire for additional heel positioning. Allowing this alpine fit approach shoe to be perfect for lengthy hikes and multi-day traverses.