The Oboz Wind River hiking boots offer waterproof, breathable protection and solid support in a lightweight, nimble package to carry you through the miles. Rugged nubuck leather uppers feature breathable nylon mesh panels for a comfortable fit right out of the box; rubber toe randing protects against abrasion. B-DRY? waterproof, breathable membranes keep the elements out so your feet stay comfortable. Nylon mesh linings wick moisture, dry quickly and enhance breathability. Dual-density EVA midsoles provide cushioning over a long day of hiking; polyurethane heel pods soak up impact forces, further improving comfort. Nylon shanks offer torsional stability and protection underfoot, increasing surefootedness on varied terrain. Injection molded heel counters lock feet in to deliver technical yet nimble performance. High-friction, nonmarking rubber outsoles grip both wet and dry surfaces with ease.