Vibram is a brand, Teresa. Many boots these days have other sole design and materials, which work well.I won't buy anything without a vibram sole. It's amazing how much it cuts down on fatigue.
The REIs are what I wear, although I just purchased my daughter's brand new Merrells from her for a hundred. She never wears them.
You're so right, Roger. It's like saying you require a boot with Gore-Tex. There may be other types of insulation, but Gore-Tex is considered the best.Vibram is a brand, Teresa. Many boots these days have other sole design and materials, which work well.
For pruning, I like sticky rubber soles with some kind of waffle pattern.