By obsessing over the details that other companies glaze over, Pearl Izumi has created an exceptional trail running shoe, the Pearl Izumi EM Trail N 2 v2, dialing in the mid-foot fit and feel with an updated foot-hugging upper and enhancing the outsole for improved wet weather traction. Pearl Izumi has engineered the smallest details in their quest to deliver an unparalleled, ultra-run approved shoe to keep you trucking along in smooth safe comfort, mile after treacherous mile. Seamless upper and E:MOTION midsole to create a superb trail running shoe that has a naturally supple and supportive fit and is biomechanically tuned for neutral to supinator running gaits. Utilizing ESS Forefoot rock plates, your feet stay protected against stone bruising and rock push-through. The aggressive, multi-directional Carbon Rubber outsole offers excellent traction and abrasion resistance, even in the trickiest terrains. 1:1 Energy Foam in the forefoot that cushions upon impact and returns energy to the runner during propulsion.