Filson & Danner Join Forces For A U.S. Military-Inspired Combat-Hiking Boot

Mar 11, 2020

Category: Gear

Few companies can match Danner’s distinct design terminology when it comes to footwear, especially when it comes to utilitarian silhouettes. But if there was one outfit that could, it would be Seattle, Washington’s Filson. As luck would have it, the two are, once again, utilizing their heritage-focused experience to create one of the genre’s most capable boots — an attractive leather peripheral dubbed the Combat Hiker.

Calling upon a silhouette that was once issued to U.S. troops for use in sandy overseas locales and throughout numerous types of mountainous terrain, the Combat Hiker was built to employ a suite of ruggedized materials to keep it both functional and formidable. Alongside its smooth-surfaced leather exterior, a protective-rubber rand, Vibram Bifida outsole, and GORE-TEX lining provide wearers with a purpose-built option for those soggy days on the trail, while also protecting the shoe from cuts, abrasion, and water penetration. Each example boasts a durable leather construction that was built exclusively for Filson, and with an overall weight closing in on four pounds each, the $340 Combat Hiker straddles the line between a mil-approved staple and everyday traversal boot. Head to Filson’s website to pick up a pair of your own.

Purchase: $340

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Gear

lululemon's 5 Year Basic Henley Comes With Lycra Fabric For Superior Comfort

Giving the iconic 3-button design a 21st-century refresh with modern materials.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner
Featured Image

Adidas Gives Its Predator Cleats More DEMONSKIN & A New Split Collar Design

Treated to 360° spike coverage with direct input from elite athletes.

Posted By

Jan 21, 2021

Featured Image

The 10 Best Fire Starters

Trustworthy tools to ensure you can ignite a flame when you need it most.

Posted By

Jan 21, 2021

Featured Image

Nike Evolves The Soccer Cleat With A Dragonfly-Inspired Ultra-Thin Mercurial

Focusing specifically on improving the shoe's fit, touch, traction, and style.

Posted By

Jan 21, 2021

Featured Image

Fenix Deploys A Magnesium-Cased, 1.5K-Lumen, BOA-Fitted LED Headlamp

Capable of operating in the world's most extreme conditions and temperatures.

Posted By

Jan 21, 2021

Featured Image

Mountain Hardwear’s New Exposure Jacket Is Its Lightest GTX Shell To Date

It comes in a full 56 grams lighter than its predecessor.

Posted By

Jan 21, 2021