New Balance 89 hiking shoes are boot-inspired to provide you with excellent support, cushion and over-all fit. The mid-cut shoes are surprisingly lightweight and allow you to tackle diverse terrain with more agility. A rugged and innovative design will match perfectly with the backdrop of your favorite trail or hiking route.Upper: FantomFit provides ultralight support and fit by fusing two extremely thin materials with a no-sew process. Padded tongue and heel collar enhance comfort. Flat laces reduce irritation and pressure points. Mesh provides breathable flexibility.Midsole: REVlite® compound provides the same responsiveness and durability of foam 30% heavier for a lightweight ride without minimizing construction or sacrificing underfoot cushioning or stability. Removable insole. Outsole: Aggressive lugged outsole provides maximum traction for off-road activities. Vibram® outsole delivers excellent grip on trails.