Crater Rim

Brown

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Crater Rim

Brown

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Quick Overview

Crafted just an hour outside of the summit of Mt. Hood at our workshop in Portland, Oregon, the Crater Rim symbolizes hand made craftsmanship, attention to detail, the ruggedness of the Pacific northwest and heavy duty hiking performance.
Details

Our award-winning, Portland-crafted backpacking boot.

Winner of Outside Magazine's 2012 Gear of the Year Trail Shoe category. Handcrafted in Portland, Oregon, the Crater Rim features a durable waterproof nubuck leather upper, a 360-degree abrasion-resistant Vibram rubber rand, a lace-to-toe design for a secure fit, a proven waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX liner and a Vibram Bifida outsole which provides superior traction in rugged ascending and descending terrain.

Nubuck Leather Upper
Our top-grain leather is sanded on the outside to give it a slight nap with a velvet-like feel. This leather upper is extremely durable, while offering a shorter and more comfortable break-in period.
GORE-TEX® (GTX)
100% waterproof and breathable, GORE-TEX® liners ensure that no water gets in, while allowing sweat and moisture to get out.
Abrasion Resistant Fully Wrapping Rand
An extra thick and tall rubber rand wraps the entire boot in 360° of protection for added abrasion resistance and durability in steep and rough terrain.
Vibram® Bifida Outsole
Provides superior traction in rugged environments.
How It Fits
The 610 is our most universal last and can be worn by all foot shapes and sizes. It provides a snug fit through the heel while allowing ample toe room for most versatile fit. This allows more support and side-to-side movement.

Specifications

Style
37440
Weight
58 oz
Height
6"
Insulated
No
Color
Brown
Footbed
Cushioning Polyurethane
Shank
Fiberglass
Last Type
610
Waterproof
Yes
Liner
GORE-TEX®
Outsole
Vibram Bifida
Recraftable
No
Manufacturing
Made in USA
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Made in USA

This classification of manufacturing is our promise that this product was built from top to bottom in our Portland, Ore. factory. Our USA Made boots are built with the same commitment to superior craftsmanship that we’ve been known for since 1932.

Accessories

Designed to complement our boots and held to the same high quality standards.

Customer Reviews

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Crater Rim 6" Brown
 
4.7

(based on 39 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (9)
  • Made in USA (5)
  • Rugged (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Hiking (9)
  • Backpacking (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (32), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Rock Solid, Literally....

I bought these to replace an older set of Vasquez's. I had a 7 day backpacking trip on "The Beaten Path", MT. This trip requires heavy rock and boulder path...Read complete review

I bought these to replace an older set of Vasquez's. I had a 7 day backpacking trip on "The Beaten Path", MT. This trip requires heavy rock and boulder path hiking, and this was the case.

These boots did admirably for from small streams to one slip while fording a river.

What impressed me was the fact I never felt like I needed to put on my campsite shoes after an all day hike across boulders. I just loosened the laces a bit. To save space and travel weight I wore the boots through the airports.

Our backpacking party compared boot wear from all the boulders, rocks (Granite primarily) and the Danner's won out. In fact the backpacking store in Red Lodge asked me about the Danner's (They do not carry Danner's currently) and were impressed with them.

25yrs of backpacking - Moderate to Experienced Backpacker
Wide Triple E (Flat Foot) Size 11

Used with Wool Hiking Socks Medium/Heavy and Liners.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Decent boot, not a great boot

I use these boots for day hikes, geocaching excursions, and general outdoor activities. I have high arches so replacement of the insoles is always necessary. The Danner insole is slightly better than some...Read complete review

I use these boots for day hikes, geocaching excursions, and general outdoor activities. I have high arches so replacement of the insoles is always necessary. The Danner insole is slightly better than some but still provides very limited foot support. The boot does fit me well (11.5 W).
These boots have soft leather uppers (comfortable walking) but do not provide very good support on side slopes. My foot just rolls around inside the boot rather than the boot digging into the terrain. The lacing system does not hold adjustments very well. The soles provide good protection in rocky conditions. This boot is comfortable but not the best boot I have owned (just the most expensive). It may turn out to be the most durable. The lack of side hill stability and antiquated lacing are the main drawbacks to this boot.

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(53 of 54 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Superior Boot

By SSG U.S. Army

from Dover, OH

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfort
  • Durabilty
  • Waterproofing

Cons

  • none

Best Uses

  • Hiking

Comments about Crater Rim 6" Brown:

I wore these boots in Afghanistan for a year. They were by far the best boots I have used in the Army in 16yrs. The sole is durable yet comfortable and they stood up to the terrain of Afghanistan. I was exposed to all types of elements and these boots took them all, never once did my feet get wet. I would recommend these boots to anyone without hesitation.

(16 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Sierra and Grand Canyon tested

By Yuma Pav

from Yuma, AZ

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Bullet proof
  • HIKING
  • Rugged
  • Waterproof

Cons

  • NARROW

Best Uses

  • Hiking

Comments about Crater Rim 6" Brown:

I have been hiking in these shoes for one year and I do believe they are indestructible. In the past I have wore out at least two pair of hiking boots in the same amount of time. I am a backcountry guide and SAR at the Grand Canyon and in the Sierra Nevadas and have nothing but good to say about these boots. My only downside is that I have a wide foot and found these too be a little narrow. To compensate for my feet and the boot construction I use silk sock liners and I put shoes trees in after my hikes.....no problem!
I think I can get at least two more years out of these boots and they only get more comfortable.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(11 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Made in USA and it shows!

By Toby

from Enumclaw, WA

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfort
  • Construction
  • Foot And Ankle Support
  • Made in USA

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hiking
    • Post Ankle Surgery
    • Walking

    Comments about Crater Rim 6" Brown:

    I bought these because I had broken my Achilles tendon six months before a planned five week trip to Europe. My other ankle had been broken several years before and I knew I needed really good foot and ankle support. These exceeded my needs and expectations while walking through cities with uneven cobblestone roads or day hiking in the Alps. They looked good enough to wear anywhere.

    I have other US made Danners for work around the farm and construction if I had been wearing them instead of tennis shoes I wouldn't have broken my Achilles. My orthopedic surgeon thought these would be great.

    Great boots, look good, excellent fit and support.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (11 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    The Jeep of boots

    By Subzero

    from Pennsylvania

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • All-weather
    • Comfortable
    • Indestructible

    Cons

    • A little stiff

    Best Uses

    • Any terrain
    • Cold weather

    Comments about Crater Rim 6" Brown:

    I also wore these for a year in Afghanistan. I walked a great many miles over any and all types of terrain and up and down mountains. Paired with thick wool socks I never got any blisters and miraculously my feet never got wet or cold.
    With these boots on, my feet felt as if they were indestructible.
    I also wore them in icy snowy slushy sub zero conditions and felt toasty warm (or at least not freezing... There are limits to any piece of gear).
    Possibly the best cold weather boots I've ever worn.
    The only thing I would improve would be to make the soles less stiff. Took a while to break in.

    (11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    AMAZING!

    By deep-throat

    from Portland, OR

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Look Great
    • Made in the USA
    • Quality material

    Cons

    • none

    Best Uses

    • Anything
    • Hiking
    • Hunting
    • Shooting range
    • Work

    Comments about Crater Rim 6" Brown:

    These boots are absolutely worth every penny. Built like a tank, yet very light and comfortable. There is not comparison to these boots so don't even bother looking. I would recommend these boots to anyone that works hard and plays hard. I've worn them to the range, while working, and outdoors. There is nothing negative that I can say about these boots.

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