The Ridge 8in. Ultimate Waterproof Side Zipper Tactical Boot is designed for professionals operating in wet environments and inclement weather. It features an upper constructed of high-quality smooth black leather and black ripstop waterproof nylon for strength and light weight. Features a waterproof membrane that creates a barrier against moisture when walking through water. Comfort features include a removable orthotic insole, an antimicrobial padded footbed for odor-free comfort and an air and gel shock-absorbing heel for reduction of shock on your knees and ankles. A full-length side zipper with zipper keeper minimizes getting caught on debris as you move is coupled with a speed lacing system for a custom fit. Underfoot, the 1A carbon rubber outsole is oil-, slip- and static-resistant and provides outstanding traction in wet conditions.