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  • Made in the USA, the Mountain Light Cascade boots are believed by many to be the greatest backpacking footwear of all time
  • Built on the classic Danner Mountain Light silhouette
  • Water-resistant, 1-piece, full-grain leather uppers offer durability and a classic look
  • Handcrafted stitch-down construction offers a wide platform for increased stability on uneven terrain
  • Water-resistant Cambrelle linings
  • Airthotic half-length molded polyurethane insteps cup your heels; fiberglass shanks support your arches
  • Vibram® Kletterlift rubber outsoles are specifically designed for comfort, stability and shock absorption; recraftable design allows these boots to be resoled
  • Retro-inspired flat red laces
  • Each pair comes in a vintage Danner box, the exact box used in 1995 when Cheryl Strayed set off to hike 1,100 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail

Made in USA.

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Best Use Backpacking
Footwear Height Over-the-ankle
Footwear Closure Lace-up
Upper Full-grain leather
Lining Cambrelle nylon
Midsole Polyurethane
Support Airthotic polyurethane heel cups/fiberglass arch shanks
Outsole Vibram Kletterlift rubber
Average Footwear Weight (Pair) 3 pounds
Gender Women's

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