Who should buy the Columbia Cascade Pass Waterproof

The Columbia Cascade Pass Waterproof delivers a satisfying performance on the trails. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a hiking boot that is ready for the challenges of the ever-changing condition of the outdoors.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that offers water protection and breathability.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that renders grip on most types of terrain.

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  • The Columbia Cascade Pass Waterproof is ready for the challenges of the ever-changing condition of the outdoors. Its protective and flexible upper is lined with the brand’s very own Omni-Tech, a membrane that makes the boot waterproof and breathable.
  • Underfoot, this boot for day hiking carries brand-owned technologies. It is equipped with the Techlite midsole for lightweight and durable cushioning. Its Omni-Grip outsole renders grip on most types of terrain.

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Size and fit

The Columbia Cascade Pass Waterproof is a day hiking boot which caters to men and women. It is offered in standard and wide widths for men and comes in medium width only for women. It reasonably runs true to size. The boot has a traditional lace-up closure which permits users to customize the fit.

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Secures foothold

This mid-cut day hiking boot has a non-marking rubber outsole made of the Omni-Grip compound. Its lug pattern is designed to bite on a variety of ground surfaces. It also helps secure a foothold when carrying a load during hikes.

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Provides toe protection

The unit slightly extends upward in the toe area to provide a decent amount of protection against bumps.

Columbia Cascade Pass Waterproof toe protection

Durable and absorbs shock

To deliver a comfortable ride, it features the brand-owned Techlite, a lightweight midsole unit. It renders durable cushioning and absorbs negative ground impacts. 

Columbia Cascade Pass Waterproof midsole

Excellent energy return

Upon push-offs, its foam expands back to its unloaded shape, increasing energy return.

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Keeps the foot dry and fresh

The upper of the Cascade Pass Waterproof combines nubuck, suede, mesh, and webbing which grants protection and flexibility. Inside is a seam-sealed membrane, the Omni-Tech, which keeps the foot dry and fresh by preventing water intrusions and allowing it to breathe.

Columbia Cascade Pass Waterproof insole

Easy to wear

Its toe and heel area are reinforced with rubber rand for added durability and protection. The tongue and collar are cushioned for comfort. A pull tab at the rear facilitates easy on and off. Lastly, its closure system uses around lace with four sets of metal loops and two pairs of open hooks at the top.

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Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 20oz / Women 16oz
Use: Day Hiking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Columbia

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Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and run all over the world. He has summited peaks throughout the Americas, trekked through Africa, and tested his endurance in 24-hour trail races as well as 6 marathons. On average, he runs 30-50 miles a week in the foothills of Northern Colorado. His research is regularly cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, etc. On top of this, Paul is leading the running shoe lab where he cuts shoes apart and analyzes every detail of the shoes that you might buy.