Danner Mountain Light Boots - Cascade Clovis
Danner Mountain Light Boots in Cascade Clovis. American-hailing brand Danner builds footwear for thrill seekers who cut new trails; offering these individuals durable boots for all kinds of rocky terrain. With close to a century of craftsmanship under its belt, the company’s flair for making superlative, sturdy shoes cannot be disputed and the Danner Mountain Light Boots form the perfect case for this.
From top to bottom, they’re hand made at the company’s Portland, Oregon factory. Following in the footsteps of its predecessor - the 1979 OG Mountain Light - this contemporary rendition will, no doubt, go down in history as the greatest hiking boot of all time. Why? Because it’s designed with purpose and integrity, plus it requires minimal to zero breaking-in time.
Weighing in at 62 oz per pair, these featherweight boots are made using full-grain leather in the upper for a robust render while retro one-piece leather sits to the tongue, locking in structure and keeping debris and rain firmly out. A GORE-TEX membrane further aids efficiency in the foundation of the silhouette, providing a waterproof and breathable lining that still manages to wick away sweat.
Possessing function in spades up top, these boots ensure that the scales are harmoniously balanced with an assortment of practicality underfoot too. First off you have a Vibram® Kletterlift outsole, this micro-cellular wedge design is specifically made with the outdoors in mind; it’s great at shock-absorbing and provides unmatched traction. The robust nature of the rubber compound means that it can also tackle the harshest terrain and weather conditions about.
In terms of fit, the design rides atop a stitchdown construction, giving the wearer a wider overall platform to slot their foot onto. The brand’s 650 EE last forms the entire basis of the boot, providing a relaxed, casual fit in a superbly stable arrangement. Due to the silhouette running a little longer than your average boot, we advise that you take a half size down for optimal comfort and minimal fuss.
Detail wise, two sets of laces in vibrant colours are included with your purchase - depending on our mood or pursuit, pick from round or flat laces. Metal hardware and indented brand stamps fall to the tongue and surface for added visual impact.
All in all, Danner’s Mountain Light silhouette will infuse longevity to your collection, in fact, we’re pretty confident that these boots could be the last pair that you will ever need to buy. The winning combination of soft leather, rock solid traction and a heritage aesthetic will keep them feeling relevant for years to come.
|Upper material||100% Leather|