Built to get you back and forth from your favorite outdoor excursions, New Balance’s 889 is designed for the outdoor enthusiast who puts a premium on comfort and durability. The Vibram® outsole provides the best in traction and durability while ABZORB® cushioning provides plush cushioning and excellent shock absorption. Finished off with a rugged suede and ripstop synthetic upper, this hiking shoe can handle the toughest trails.
Upper: Split suede upper with ripstop mesh side and quarter panels provides outstanding durability to handle the rigors of hiking. Padded mesh tongue and perforations in the suede provide increased breathability. Two support straps integrated into the lacing combined with an internal heel counter helps lock your heel in place for a smooth transition. Reinforced toe cap gives you increased durability right where you need it most on the trails.
Midsole: ABZORB® insert in the heel provides a superior blend of cushioning and compression set features with DuPont™ Engage® and Isoprene rubber for the ultimate ride. C-Cap compression molded EVA provides superior midsole cushioning and flexibility. Rock Stop® is a protective flexible layer that protects your feet from rocks and shock by minimizing pressure and dispersing shock energy. Removable foam sockliner provides increased cushioning. Built on New Balance’s RL-3 road/trail racing last with a narrow heel width, standard instep height, standard toe box height and wide forefoot width.
10mm heel to toe offset.
Outsole: Vibram® outsole provides the best in durability and traction. Aggressive, lugged outsole provides superior traction on any surface, in any weather. Increased lateral support is achieved with a wrap up on the medial and lateral forefoot.