When you are trying to get out for a hike, you are going to love having boots like these in your collection. The soft sided boots include suede as well as soft leather construction to maintain a look that is perfect for the fall. Coming just past your ankles, the padded tongue protects you from the cord laces in the front. This includes metal reinforced eyelets as well as loops to host the cord laces. Rounded athletic style toe box maintains your comfort even while engaging in a long hike over difficult terrain. The rubber soles of the shoes will maintain your ability to walk on different types of terrain without any concern you are going to slip while you are in motion. The hidden wedge in the heel of the boots will maintain the additional height you desire without bring attention to it. Enjoy wearing these even in inclement weather.