Updates to Danner Mountain Trail

  • Using one of Danner’s vintage silhouettes, the USA-made Mountain Trail has a leather-lined full-grain leather upper. It is crafted with minimal seams for optimal durability and trail protection.
  • Its cushioned midsole and leather footbed work together to provide long-lasting cushioning. Support, on the other hand, comes from the fiberglass shank.
  • This over-the-ankle hiker from Danner employs a Vibram Gumlite outsole. Thanks to a stitchdown construction, users can extend its useful life through recrafting.

Size and fit

The Mountain Trail is a men’s-only hiking boot. It comes in 2E - wide width only with full and half size options. Its traditional lace-up closure aids in fit customization.

According to Danner, this boot runs a bit long; hence, getting a half size down is recommended. It is shaped using the 650 EE last which grants a more relaxed fit.

Outsole

Danner’s Mountain Trail use the Vibram Gumlite outsole. This durable unit is designed with aggressive lugs which bite into most types of terrain. Also, the compound used in this component enables it to grip on flat surfaces. The clover-like studs at the center provide multidirectional traction.

Midsole

This American-made boot uses a cushioned midsole that is ideal for long walks. It provides comfort to those hikers who work on their feet most of the day. A padded leather footbed amplifies comfort. For underfoot support, it comes equipped with a lightweight fiberglass shank.

Upper

The Mountain Trail has a full-grain leather upper that offers durability and protection on and off the trail. The openings at the tongue are eliminated, thanks to its one-piece construction design. Its interior is leather-lined for enhanced comfort.

The closure system of this hiking boot includes metal D-rings and speed hooks for quick fit management. A heel pull tab assists in a convenient on and off.

Facts / Specs

Weight: 680g
Use: Day Hiking, Urban hiking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lace-to-toe, Vintage
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Danner

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Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and ran 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 analyses every detail of the shoes that you might buy.