THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH'S AWARD RECOMMENDED PRODUCTA resolute boot for rugged fells, the Women's Explorer Ridge Plus has been engineered for performance and durability. Pittards WR100X full grain British Leather is durable and high strength with great abrasion resistance, while the Gore-Tex Performance Comfort membrane ensures all-day climate comfort.A lightweight EVA midsole delivers great shock absorption and cushioning and works in conjunction with an integrated, engineered TPU Plantar-Plate to provide torsional rigidity. The hiking-specific OrthoLite footbed reduces odours and further improves underfoot cushioning. The Enhanced Holding System employs targeted foam positioning to give maximum heel hold and support andUnderfoot security is provided by the Berghaus Opti-Stud hiking outsole pattern, which helps traction and braking, and prevents clogging.