If you’re looking for a classic-looking but tough as nails hiking boot then consider the Danner Mountain Light II Boots. This is one of Danner’s biggest sellers for a reason. It is made in the US with real full-grain leather. None of that garbage leather here, this is the real deal. They are both 100% waterproof but also quite breathable due to their Gore-tex liner.
Danner uses one of the best soles in the business with the Vibram Kletterlift sole. You will be able to give these boots a real beating and still be able to put them on for years and years. Another area where Danner excels is with comfort. The Danner Mountain Light II Boots are a marvel in terms of comfort. Not only are you getting a true to life buy it for life BIFL pair of boots, but you’re also getting something that is comfortable enough for those 8+ hour hikes.
We’d have to say that this pair of boots is on our list of the very best hiking boots available.
Danner Men's Mountain Light II Boot,Brown,10 D US
- GORE-TEX waterproof breathable lining
- Danner Airthotic heel cradle and arch support
- Handcrafted, stitchdown construction for strength and stability. Fiberglass shank.
- Vibram 148 Kletterlift outsole offers superior traction, stability and shock absorption on rugged terrain