Originally Posted by zippyh
I've found the sole on the standard Indy is hellishly slippery on damp/icy pavement or mud.
Also, those aren't leather soles.
The rest of the boot holds up fine though.
If budget/icy wear is a big concern, check out the Red Wing Gentlemen Travellers.
They'll make your feet bleed until they're broken in, but they're quite comfortable once you do.
They've got a lug sole and are holding up quite well.