Famously rugged, Blundstone boots are built to withstand just about anything and everything you throw at them (originally designed for ranchers in the Australian outback, they'll take your exploits in stride). This black edition of Blundstone's most famous boot, the 500, is crafted from highly water-resistant Australian leather with elastic sides, making it easy to pull on and off. PORON® XRD™ in the heel strike zone for increased shock protection. Fully removable shaped comfort footbed. Oil, acid and organic fat resistant. Outsole heat resistant to 290°F.