These boots are made for medium and high mountain, hard hiking and mountain tours on pathways, fixed rope routes and boulder. They weigh 1.5 lbs and have a Vibram sole and removable VCP. Water resistant and breathable. Includes rubber coating on the heel area and toe-cap, along with a flex zone in the heel area protects the Achilles tendon. Mid-high shaft ensures excellent stability. Non skid, deep tread profile sole. Upper materials is made from the best nubuk leather, .28 cm thick. Lining is made from aniline leather.