This first ever boot is lightweight, durable and performance tuned for speed-hiking. Featuring the 2nd generation of the aggressive Vibram® XS Trek outsole for optimal multi-surface traction and durability. The 3-piece EVA midsole of these speed hiking boots offers a cushioned, dynamic underfoot experience. These ankle support hiking boots also feature a rear foot rock plate and hard rubber toe cap for additional protection while hiking on rugged terrain. The rip-stop mesh upper is light, durable and secure, featuring medial drainage ports to enhance quick water release. The over-the-ankle molded foam collar provides support, while a unique lace lock system offers two lacing tensions to provide a customized and more secure fit through the midfoot of this Vibram sole hiking boot.