The USMC R.A.T. Temperate Weather Combat Boot is built to withstand the harshest terrain while enhancing your performance. With a lace-to-toe upper pattern the boot has the ability to customize in fit with an increase in comfort and support. The boot features a durably waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX® lining keeping your feet dry and comfortable in wet conditions. The toe rand and heel counter are protected with sharkskin leather for increased abrasion resistance in high wear areas. For additional durability, the soling system is bonded with a stitch-down construction for increased lateral support. The soling system is also constructed to enhance stability and reduce fatigue. These shoes are for wet conditions/climates and seasons with the ability to keep your feet dry. The Vibram rubber sole is slip and oil-resistant which will supply additional safety in slick and oily conditions.