Go ahead and blaze the trails in the New Balance 769 walking shoe. This comfort-driven, cushioned walking shoe provides a lightweight feel with a classic hiking style look. A premium suede upper in traditional earthy tones makes this shoe perfect for your next adventure, no matter where it takes you. Upper: Premium suede upper. Padded tongue, heel and collar enhance comfort. Midsole: Lightweight, cushioned midsole provides a comfortable and responsive ride. External heel counter and removable insole. Outsole: ABZORB durable, lugged rubber outsole dampens impact.