When I first saw these, I was skeptical about 1) paying $50 for sandals, and 2) going along with a bottle-opener shoe gimmick. I went ahead and got them, 3 years ago, and my only regret is that I paid full price, instead of finding them on here. They're comfortable as hell to this day, they've lasted me through a LOT of wear and weather (I wear them about 9 months out of the year), and believe it or not, those bottle openers are your best friend, and new party trick for months after buying them. I wouldn't wear them in rocky or gravel-covered places, though, because stuff can definitely get jammed in the openers, and the hard plastic will probably crack if you hammer down onto a rock at a weird angle. Under normal use, though, these things will last you for many summers to come.