It is a fairly soft and light hiking mountaineering boot. The Gritex waterproof membrane protects you from rain and snow. Made of high-tech breathable materials, with oil leather and ergonomic design, very soft non-slip polyurethane sole with very low specific weight and micro-air bubbles that absorb shocks, even on wet tiles, oils, etc. make this particular boot an ideal hiking shoe . It is not suitable for stony soils.