Constructed with Kevlar stitching in high-wear areas of the external metatarsal guard on Keen Utility’s Mt. Vernon Met work boot is half the weight of most other external met guards. The Mt. Vernon Met boot is also equipped with signature Keen Utility performance features, including ASTM-rated asymmetrical steel toes and an oil- and slip-resistant non-marking rubber outsole. Twenty percent of Keen Utility footwear, Keen’s safety and work brand, is now assembled in the U.S.