The Merrell Bravada Waterproof Erica/Peacock hiking shoe provides a sneaker like fit and hugs the ankle without stiffness. The Merrell mountain-grade Quantum GripT rubber outsole outsole provides superior traction. The shoe features a waterproof mesh upper and M SelectT DRY BARRIER impermeable membrane that keeps moisture away. The comfort collar reduces hot spots, while the EVA foam midsole provides stability and comfort. The Merrell Air Cushion in the heel absorbs shock and adds stability.