Chart new courses and outwit challenging terrain wearing the incredibly cushioned and supportive Salomon Quest 4D 2 QTX hiking shoes. Outstanding stability and grip combine to create a confident fit you can rely on. You'll also benefit from the high-cut profile that delivers increased ankle support, stability and protection. Look and feel prepared for the day wearing these boots. Upper: Gore-Tex® Performance keeps feet dry from the outside as well as from the inside. Nubuck Leather provides longer-wear and durability. Gusseted Tongue material bridge connects the tongue to the upper, eliminating debris from entering the shoe. Abrasion resistant lining allows for excellent breathability and quick-drying. Protective Rubber Toe Cap and Heel Cap offers protection in mountain and train environments.Midsole: Molded EVA midsole provides lightweight cushioning and stability. EVA Shaped Footbed provides excellent cushioning and anatomically designed support. ORTHOLITE® sockliner combines a specific Ortholite® foam and an EVA heel cup to create a cooler and drier environment with better heel support and added cushioning. 4D Advanced Chassis™ delivers foot control and protection with active comfort provided through a stable chassis construction that works together with two different midsole components.Outsole: Non-marking Contagrip® delivers optimal traction on varied surfaces using an ideal combination of specialized rubbers to each specific use. Mud Guard protective material all around the base of the shoe.