Merrell Chameleon 8 Stretch Men's Hiking Shoes Kangaroo : The Merrell Chameleon 8 Stretch gives hikers and backpackers everything they need to adapt to their ever-changing environment on the trail. A durable upper protects your feet with a bellow tongue to prevent trail debris from entering your shoe. Enjoy comfort on every step of your journey with the Merrell Air cushion in the heel to absorb shock from high-impact landings. Explore the lay of the land underneath the VibramA(R) Megagrip outsole, with deep 5mm lugs to provide superior traction wherever the path leads. Shoe Technology Upper: Nubuck leather and mesh upper add protection and breathability. Elastic cord and lock lacking system provides a quick, secure fit. Bellows tongue prevents trail debris from entering your shoe. TPU molded heel counter improves stability. Midsole: EVA foam midsole provides comfort and stability with every step. Merrell Air Cushion in the heel absorbs shock from high-impact landings. KineticFit(TM) BASE removable contoured insole adds flexible support. Outsole: VibramA(R) XS Trek EVO outsole provides sticky traction and aggressive grip on wet or dry surfaces.