Patagonia is one of those brands you can count on. So when they release a new boot, you pay attention. Providing heavy-duty support and protection for the most demanding wading, the Foot Tractors are the most durable, highest-performing wading boots possible; built by Danner in the USA with full-grain leather and soles that combine Vibram® Idrogrip with patented aluminum bars for sure grip on even the greasiest cobble. Waterproof full-grain leather treated with a PFC-free saline solution tanning process for improved resistance to breakdown, even in salt water; the leather can be reconditioned as necessary. Tough 1,000-denier nylon paneling provides excellent abrasion resistance.