The Merrell Men's Phaserbound 2 Tall Waterproof Boot is a tall, sturdy boot for backpacking long trails. Shoulder your 80L+ pack and head into the mountains for weeks on end. The full grain leather upper also features suede and mesh for durable protection against dirt, sticks, rocks and even the errant pine cone. The high height covers over the ankle and underfoot a Flex index of Grade 4 offers plenty of support for the heavy weight you're carrying. Vibram Megagrip creates the outsole with a 5mm lug depth to dig into the earth and provide the traction to every step.