Waterproof boots might sound like a good option if you are going puddle jumping for the afternoon. But for a multiday trip, a waterproof boot can get uncomfortably sweaty. Additionally, if water does leak in over the top, it can take days to dry as the waterproof lining keeps the water in too!
Wild hide leather is naturally water resistant while also breathable and it also dries a lot faster than its synthetic counterparts. This means you can take the Tracker Forest ESC to into sandy, rocky heat as well as the cold and wet for days on end. If your feet get wet, they will dry and the breathable leather creates a microclimate for feet, keeping them warm in the cold, and cool in the heat.