Super comfortable outdoor walking shoe from New Balance. ABZORB® cushioning in the midfoot provides shock absorbency and comfort. ROLLBAR® for increasesd stability. Nubuck leather/mesh uppers for style, durability and comfort. Lace up closure for a secure and comfortable fit. GORE-TEX® Performance Comfort Footwear lining is waterproof and durable for all day comfort. CAP® midsole is cushioned and supportive. 3/4 Rock Stop embedded into forefoot provides protection from sharp rocks and debris. Gusseted Tongue fully attached to shoe keeps debris out. Non-Marking Rubber Outsole is durable and shock absorbent.