Found this shoe by looking for something ergonomic for aging feet. I read the two earlier posted reviews which were pretty enthusiastic and helped me decide to at least order these to try them out. Now I've waited just over a week to make sure, but I now add my voice by saying this is one of the best shoes I've ever worn. When you inspect them closely, every design idea and shoe feature have been carefully thought out, stout materials have been selected, and they feel great, are lightweight yet tough, and provide the ankle support I was looking for. A late winter snowstorm here this week gave them a test on snowy, icy surfaces and they made me feel safe and secure walking and were really warm. I'm tempted to order another pair as backup, as designs change and inventory comes and goes. This shoe is a home run and worth every penny!