Ariat Boots Boot Co. patent-pending Cobalt XR Technology reduces immediate and long-term stress on the body by providing the appropriate combination of cushioning, stability, and flex at each stage of the gait cycle. Comfort technology is what we love about Men’s Ariat Boots! It minimizes the effort the body must exert to maintain balance and momentum, reducing fatigue and extending daily performance range. Rugged. Durable. State-of-the-art. Ariat knows you expect nothing less from the boots you take to work. The Hermosa 8" work boot features Cobalt XR (Extended Range) Technology. It’s performance designed to maximize cushioning, stability, and shock-absorption coverage. Premium full grain leather upper. Comfort padded collar. Molded external heel protector. Extra-durable hardware, plus speed hooks for easy lacing. Goodyear welt. 90 degree heel. Roper toe. Extended widths available!