Great hiker. Great boot… you pick which one. The Carolina CA4531 is a cross between the two. It is made of black and brown full grain leather uppers. This ASTM rated composite toe champion is made to keep you safe and comfortable. The toe and heel areas are covered with an abrasion resistant material. The interior mesh lining is soft and smooth, while the ScubalinerTM waterproof system keeps feet dry in all sorts of weather. This boot contains 400 grams of Thinsulate insulation that keeps feet comfortable from the elements. The removable EVA footbed is made for all day wear. The cemented construction rubber outsole is Eh rated for electrical hazard protection.