(from the manufacturer)
The classic look of a seamless leather backpacking boot, though lighter on the foot with a sturdy backpacking sole and full rubber rand for durability. Leather lined for close to the foot comfort. Top performer for hard-duty backpacking on and off-trail. Excellent knee and back support for a 30+ pound pack.
* Water-repellent 2.5MM thick seamless Nubuck leather (one piece) upper.
* Comfortable leather lining
* Vibram® 'Tsavo' outsole with shock-aborbing mid-sole and climate-control insole with pronation/supination zones.
* New SPS System: Optimum stabilization of the foot for excellent walking comfort
* 'C4' Tongue
* Lowa's AWP (Asymetric Walking Position)