I've had these shoes for approximately 3 years now and they've held up nicely. I use them as an everyday shoe and they've kept my feet dry throughout the harsh winters here in Chicago & Milwaukee, provided me with good footing when hiking in Utah's Zion Canyon and a lifesaver when met with a big puddle with no way around it when crossing streets. It is a very comfortable shoe. The sole has great traction whether you're walking on ice, snow, slippery rain soaked surfaces, sand swept rocky terrain, and more. As a person with extremely narrow, flat feet, the standard width works fine for me. Highly recommended.