Originally Posted by Grumpy
I'd let you guys in on a secret but your mind is already made up, SoHo, mountain streams, no problems with rubber soles.
I couldn't disagree more. I wore my rubber sole Chota wading shoes in the Smokies and was busting my butt left and right. And the Soho depending on where the didymo bloom cycle is can also be real slick.
Felt and clean felt (clean with wire brush) is the only way to go.