Danner Celebrates Four Decades of Gore-Tex With Rugged 40th Anniversary Edition Boots

These tough kicks are made for the amateur adventurer and the seasoned outdoorsman alike.
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It's not unusual for outerwear brands like Carhartt or Canada Goose to incorporate Gore-Tex into new releases, but Danner was the first bolster boots with the water-resistant material way back in 1978. 

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To celebrate over four decades of Gore-Tex use, the Oregon-based footwear company dropped the ultra-rugged Danner Light 40th Anniversary Edition. 

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Each six-inch boot boasts a breathable Gore-Tex liner that keeps water out on wet treks while allowing sweat to escape. This, in combination with a cushioning three-layer footbed, ensures maximum heat dissipation and air circulation. 

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Additionally, the Danner Light's upper is made from a combination of full-grain leather and 1000 Denier nylon for a durable construction. A Vibram Megagrip outsole provides traction and stability on virtually any surface, while the reinforced heel handily absorbs even the nastiest shocks. 

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Danner proudly promises that all its boots are manufactured from top to bottom at its Portland factory. Anyone from the amateur adventurer to the seasoned outdoorsman can cop a pair of the Danner Light 40th Anniversary Edition boots in a black or timber colorway for $390 online

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