Rocky paths, steep grassy slopes and slippery stream beds can be an adventure or an ordeal. It all depends on your footwear. The FORCE STRIKER TEXAPORE MID has a unique sole design that provides excellent stability and support for the foot, which means you save energy for when you need it most - on the uphill bits!The innovative FORCE PLATE in the forefoot improves the cushioning and provides a dynamic and responsive ride. The boot has a soft REFLEX FOAM component in the midsole for superior comfort and less effort when walking, so you can take tough day hikes in your stride.The VIBRAM outsole delivers good grip on steep, stony terrain. And if you get caught in a shower or have to pick your way across a stream, the waterproof and very breathable membrane will keep your feet dry.The FORCE STRIKER TEXAPORE was developed in collaboration with the mountain guides at the Alpine School Innsbruck and bears the ASI seal of approval.