Lightweight A lighter boot makes for an easier journey. At only 570g, Quest Prime GTX is one of the lightest boots in the backpacking category. Comfort / Protection A rubber toe cap protects feet from all kinds of hazards. A GORE-TEX membrane ensures breathable weather protection. Great cushioning for long distance comfort. Athletic style Bridging the span between mountain heritage and athletic design cues. Salomon DNA expressed in this progressive yet clean silhouette. Technologies OUTSOLE Contagrip® MD Contagrip® MD is focused on long-term wear. Using the most durable compound, it has a lug pattern that works equally well on both hard and smooth or soft and loose surfaces. CHASSIS Advanced Chassis™ Placed between the outsole and midsole, this lightweight chassis helps optimize motion control, energy management and protection for an efficient, stable yet responsive ride. MEMBRANE GORE-TEX GORE-TEX keeps your feet dry -from the outside as well as from the inside.