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The rough-out option for fledgling masters of stone! These rugged approach shoes have climbing-shoe traction and athletic-shoe comfort. Durable pigskin and cow suede leather uppers are water-resistant and lined with soft, breathable nylon mesh. Elastic stretch cord lacing system with cordlock is easy to adjust and cinches tightly for a secure fit. Removable EVA footbeds and compression-molded EVA midsoles with Air Cushion® heel units support feet with every step. Protective polyurethane panels add reinforcement and resist abrasion. Non-marking Merrell® Approach™ rubber outsoles work equally well on a rock as on tough terrain.