The new Boa option is great for eliminating the hassle of conventional laces. Quick and easy on and off design with the ability to ratchet the boot for improved ankle support using the boa system. Compact, but amazingly thick, warm and comfortable, the X-Cross boot is the perfect all around boot. With a low stiffness rating, the X-Cross boot is perfect for all-terrain, long distance walking. The outsole has been technically designed for maximum traction and features a toe kick for cleaning running boards with ease. The BTO Thermoplastic midsole insert provides warmth and impact perfection for all your outdoor adventures.