Danner Reviews

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Danner Light II

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Best hiking boot ever. Bombproof, replaceable sole. DANNER! Danner boots are pretty rad. I have three pairs now, so I am a little biased. They…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars Tough as nails, very comfortable. My father bought me these 14 years ago. I recently had them resoled. They are very comfortable and give great…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Rugged, supportive with classic styling. No frills, bells, or whistles, just quality boot. Let me start by saying that I began researching quality…
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Danner Zigzag Trail Low

rated 5 of 5 stars I got a pair of these about three weeks ago from Danner's Breakroom. These shoes were a little stiff to start with. The first few days I wore…
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Danner Sobo Mid

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight, non-insulated, non-waterproof hiking boot designed for fast hiking and trekking. More suited for on-trail hiking vs off trail.
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 4 of 5 stars Danner Mountain Light II's (made in the USA) rock and can handle rocks. I hadn't worn Danner boots in years. My last pair was purchased ~1991,…
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Danner Mountain Trail Lotus Isle

rated 1 of 5 stars Boot is very well constructed and they (mine are the black version) cleanup beautifully. But, even after after a couple hundred hours in them…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 3 of 5 stars High quality, but high maintenance. If you don't plan on being able to maintain the leather regularly, get a cheaper hiking boot that you'll…
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Danner Pronghorn GTX 8

rated 5 of 5 stars I have always had good luck with Danner boots and these are no exception. They have held up on many hunts while keeping my feet warm and dry.
 
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Danner Combat Hiker Gore-Tex

rated 5 of 5 stars Good toe box for toe room. Waterproof as stated. Needed super minimal break-in time. Time will tell. Fit: I have a smaller but wide foot. And…
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Danner Expedition GTX

rated 4 of 5 stars Comfortable boot for person with high arches. These boots have been comfortable and appear to be durable after a few months of use on rough,…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars It's Danner time! I paid $310 from the Danner store in Portland. I have had these boots for about a year and half now. I have worn them hiking,…
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Danner Light II

rated 4.5 of 5 stars So far these boots have been fairly good to me. Bought them slightly used on eBay for $75. The Gore-Tex liner keeps water out and the soles…
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Danner Talus GTX

rated 4 of 5 stars Okay, they're heavy, and hot.  Now the good stuff: My feet are Sherman Tanks in these beasts. I had a pair of  boots with the Cordula nylon…
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Danner EXO Edge GTX Mid

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought my Danner Exo Edge Gtx low boots in May 2008. I wear them practically every day! Lots of days hikes including Algonquin Peak in the…
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Danner 453 GTX

rated 3 of 5 stars I suppose it's heresy to knock a pair of Danners, but so be it. Actually when I first got them, the 453's were great. Very comfortable, good…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought 1/2 size larger than my regular shoe size, put in Dr. Scholl gel inserts, went straightaway to Big Bend for 6 days of hiking, 4 with…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Typical Danner quality, and they look like a million bucks. I normally wear a 9R for dress and "tennis" shoes, and normally go a half size bigger…
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Danner Acadia

rated 5 of 5 stars These, like many Danners are incredible boots. I have worn boots over the years from basic inexpensive ones like Hi-Tec, Salomon, Rocky, Carolina,…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars Light, comfortable, waterproof, supportive and with a real Vibram sole, what's not to like? I fall between a 8 1/2 and 9 in shoes/boots. I ordered…
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Danner Radical 452 GTX

rated 2.5 of 5 stars I should write two reviews, one for the first pair I had and one for the second pair. The first pair would be 0 and the second pair 5. The first…
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Danner Radical 452 GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars These are great boots. Initially, I thought that I would use them for day hikes and such. While they are definitely rugged enough for hiking…
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Danner Big Horn

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I had been hiking with my pack and a different pair of boots in preparation for backpacking trip. I started with 10 lbs. and got up to 30lbs…
 
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have spent several hundred dollars trying to find boots that were comfortable and appropriate for my hard-to-fit-foot.  They had to be stiff,…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars I've owned this pair of boots for greater than 12 years. They are by far the most comfortable footwear I have ever owned. I just had them resoled.
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Danner Mountain Light

rated 5 of 5 stars Best darn boots I have ever owned. I plan to keep them for life, they are that good.
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Danner 453 GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars I am actually a meter reader for a gas company in Michigan. I average about 8-10 miles a day of walking. I tried other boots, and tennis shoes,…
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Danner EXO Edge DXTVent Low

rated 5 of 5 stars These are, hands-down, the best shoes I've ever owned. I'm actually online looking for another pair as these are finally wearing down after…
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Danner Light II

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have heard about the quality of Danner from a friend who has owned his boots for over 20 years. I tried on others at the store but these felt…
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Danner Polaris

rated 4 of 5 stars This is the only pair of hiking boots I have ever owned so take that into consideration. My father bought these boots for me 10 years ago and…
 
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Danner Agitator 45 GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars I purchased these after a search for quality boots at a low cost for my 10 year old son's fast growing feet. He found them very comfortable…
 
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 4 of 5 stars So far so good. After reading all the reviews and doing a fair bit of research (and not wanting to spend $1500 on a hand made pair) I bought…
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Danner Radical 452 GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars my 452gtx boots have been outstanding in performance and fit. i wish that danner would get into the light hiking shoe category as well. sometimes…
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Danner 453 GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought my first pair of hiking boots in 2007. This was the pair that I bought. I wasn't going to buy them, as I thought the comfort wasn't…
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Danner Light II

rated 2 of 5 stars I am disappointed on this model. I bought these boots because they have a great look to them and my Montrail boots were finally falling apart.
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Danner Formation GTX Mid

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent product at first feel, my old Striker (radical) 45 GTX's lasted about 5 years before wearing out so i needed to replace them. i've…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 1 of 5 stars These boots are what they are. Nothing more than an overpriced LIGHT hiking boot. The design is average at best. The way the tongue folds causes…
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Danner 453 GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars I hike several miles in the Phoenix Mountain Perserve every day with my dogs. I have wide feet and the 10 1/2 EE fit well with no break in.
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Danner EXO Edge GTX Mid

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent boot. I use these in Afghanistan which has various terrain. Rough rocks to loose sand. Great traction, comfortable and able to breath…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars I love my Danners. I've had the same pair since the mid 90s--they're on the third (maybe fourth) set of soles, with boot structure and Gore-tex…
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Danner Agitator 45 GTX

rated 1 of 5 stars I bought these boots on a clearance rack at Gander Mountain, thinking I had found a good deal on a well made pair of boots. Thought they appear…
 
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Danner Agitator 45 GTX

rated 3 of 5 stars This is an amazing boot. I bought these on a whim at a local Gander Mountain clearance sale. I expected to use them for hiking/camping, but…
 
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Danner Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought a previous version of Light2 in 1991. They are finally worn out. I won't buy anything else. I don't need to read anyone's reviews or…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars Let me say this was my 3rd pair of Danner boots so it was not a brand I just wandered into or was talked into by a helpful sales assistant.
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars I will have to say that this is the best boot I have ever owned. It have been on multiple hiking trips from Colorado to Arkansas and the get…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I like these boots very much because they feel good and fit my feet better than other boots do. I just received my third pair. I will always…
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Danner Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars For my feet, Danner fits the best without exception. Will last for years and countless miles. I bought my second pair seven months ago after…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars Just a dam good boot. Bought my 1st pair in the early 90s. I’ve had them resoled 4 times and am in the process of a 5th resole. But finally…
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Danner Talus GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars I wasted a few dollars trying to find some good, tough hiking boots, but eventually, I ran into these Danners. I'm skeptical of "waterproof,"…
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Danner Elk Hunter

rated 3 of 5 stars Overall...an OK boot. I've had a pair for three years and have noticed the knobs on the front mid-soles have "popped" off leaving little traction…
 
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 2 of 5 stars I've had these boots for about a year and I have hiked a few hundred miles in them and I feel I can finally put in a review. First the good…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 4 of 5 stars When I first bought these boots I had no idea what I was buying, I simply thought they looked tough. After years of hiking and working in the…
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Danner Elk Hunter

rated 5 of 5 stars This is my third pair and first off I would not spend that much money on boots, but I hunt elk and that means lots of miles thru the woods in…
 
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Danner Mountain Light

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought these boots over 10 years ago and have hiked all over in every imaginable condition. These are without a doubt the best boots I have…
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Danner 453 GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars These are very handsome and obviously very well constructed. I just happen to be a nubuck fan and there is some synthetic material as well.
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 2 of 5 stars It's been seven months since I bought these boots, and I'm now confident I can put in my final word on them. I've done a weekend backpack in…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 4 of 5 stars I read a scathingly bad review of these boots on another site, which made me hesitate to buy them. But I'm glad I went ahead and got them anyway.
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Danner Acadia

rated 5 of 5 stars Without a doubt the best boots I have ever owned! Spent six hours walking in 13" snow in the Blue Ridge Mountains with cotton socks, feet were…
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars I have owned two (2) pairs of Danner Mountain Light II hiking boots in the past 15 years. They have taken me through the most extreme climatic…
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Danner Acadia

rated 5 of 5 stars These are the best boots I've ever owned, speaking from a relatively small testing pool of Sketchers and Doc Martins from my youth. They are…
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Danner Acadia

rated 5 of 5 stars I like the boots a lot. They're not designed for winter camping, but if you keep them in de sleeping bag (inside a boot-bag) the leather won't…
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Danner Mountain Light

rated 5 of 5 stars I am mourning the loss (theft) of my 20-year-old Mountain Lights. We had been up Mt. Whitney, Tyndall, San Jacinto and all over the Sierras…
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Danner Mountain Light

rated 5 of 5 stars I had looked for a pair of classic backpacking boots for years and knew I had found them when I first laid my eyes on these Danner Mountain…
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Danner Acadia

rated 5 of 5 stars I have had the same pair of boots for three years. Only had to resole them once. A very comfortable boot that is great both in the snow (with…
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Danner Mountain Light

rated 5 of 5 stars I've had my Mountain Lights for 11 or 12 years and I can't imagine outdoor activities without them. They've been on two trips to Alaska, the…
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Danner Vortex

rated 5 of 5 stars In just a few words These boots are very nice. Although there is no perfect boot for everyone. I have 3 pairs (what a spend-thift!). I was afraid…
 
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Danner St. Helens

rated 5 of 5 stars These boots are worth the price. Any time I know that I'm going to be on my feet for a long period of time, I these boots on my feet. So far…
 
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Danner Radical 45 GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars I just finished my first real hike with these boots, 25 miles in the Smokies in bad weather, and they worked flawlessly. They kept my feet dry…
 
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Danner Acadia

rated 1 of 5 stars I got a set of arcadia's. They seem to size them narrow but the wide fit pretty good especially after 3-4 weeks. The foot support was absolutely…
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Danner Siskiyou

rated 2 of 5 stars This is an update to a review I posted about 4 years ago. These boots just rolled over and died after about 2 years of use. The leather dried…
 
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Danner Pursuit

rated 5 of 5 stars These babies romp! A cut above the Arcadia boot as it is about the same but with better anckle support. Not a single wimper on rough terrain…
 
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Danner Predator

rated 5 of 5 stars Simply the best pair of boots I have ever owned. I've tried Lacrosse, Browning, and Rocky and none of these can hold a candle to Danner. The…
 
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars Because I live in Portland, I get my boots from the person who made them. This is not a crappy boot made in Indonesia; it is the real deal.
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Danner Polaris

rated 2 of 5 stars Buying boots for me is a very expensive guessing game. Some models feel great in the store, then give me serious heal blisters later on. I have…
 
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Danner Shasta

rated 2 of 5 stars Danner markets their Shasta as a 'go anywhere' boot built for off trail hiking. It hardly qualifies as that. The construction of this boot is…
 
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars I agree with the other reviewer. The Danner Mountain Lights are like a cadillac for the feet. They form to your feet and are oh so comfortable..
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars These boots are the best boots I have purchased. If you have considered buying a pair or these boots, stop considering and go out and buy a…
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Danner Acadia

rated 1 of 5 stars This boot was the greatest. Walked in puddles, well actually stood in pudddles and not a hint of moisture. Its sole has no lug which is not…
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Danner Raptor

rated 4 of 5 stars I have owned two pairs. Danner doses not have much on the way of arch, but for an all around boot they fit the bill.
 
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Danner Mountain Light II

rated 5 of 5 stars First thing I did was buy Superfeet insoles for these boots. These are the most comfortable, dry, not too hot, plenty tough, great quality,…
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Danner Sierra

rated 4 of 5 stars I picked these up from cab`s because they were the only ones selling the sierra model with a flat sole, no more picking up an extra 10 lbs of…
 
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Danner Mountain Light

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the best boot I have found. I made this purchase after I bought a new pair of aslo that I cannot get to wear comfortable. Tha aslo wear…
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Danner Siskiyou

rated 4 of 5 stars Have I found boot nirvana? Unlikely, but I seem to have found boots that actually come close to fitting my size 14, wide fore-foot, narrow heel,…
 
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Danner St. Helens

rated 5 of 5 stars The danner St Helens have been excellent boots. I go through boots fairly quickly, and these have held up very well. They are great hiking boots,…
 
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Danner Mountain Light

rated 5 of 5 stars I have enjoyed these boots thoroughly. They have broken in nicely and are comfortable as can be. And they keep your feet dry as a bone too.
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Danner Mountain Light

rated 5 of 5 stars what a great boot! they work well with moderate and heavy loads, and on and off trail. use the danner boot dressing for waterproofing and softening…
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Danner Expedition II

rated 5 of 5 stars Great heavy duty boots! I love my Vasque Alpha for dayhiking but I'm no lightweight, so when I add 45 lbs of camping debris to my back, I need…
 
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Danner Elk Hunter

rated 4 of 5 stars very waterproof, warm with the gore-tex liner, but don't breathe well. got stinkfoot often. very comfortable and durable. the soles are thick…
 
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Danner Mountain Light

rated 5 of 5 stars I got these boots 4 years ago. I've been nothing but pleased with them since. They were comfortable right out of the box (I have very tough…
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Danner Acadia

rated 5 of 5 stars Cream of the crop! I have had some foot/boot problems in the past and thought it was just my feet (blisters). These boots are comfortable beyond…
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