Don't be intimidated by the trail when you're wearing the W779v1 Low Hiking Boot from New Balance. This athletic-inspired boot has the heart of a sneaker with the body of a solid hiker. Specialized ABZORB foam provides an excellent blend of cushioning without being too soft. Water-resistant materials in the upper ensure that you won't be swapping out socks each time your foot finds a rogue puddle while the lugged sole provides a solid and secure step across uneven terrain. ABZORB cushioning in the midfoot provides exceptional shock absorption Lugged rubber outsole Lightweight cushioned midsole Water-resistant upper.