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East Ridge 8" Brown

Style No. 62111
$240.00
USA Crafted

As the next generation of our USA made, traditional-style hunting boots, the East Ridge is ready to perform in any hunt with superior stability, GORE-TEX® waterproofing and a new fast and flexible lacing system.

 
 
 
 

Product Details

Overview

The answer to a lightweight, cross-functional hunting boot that’s crafted in our Portland, Oregon factory, our East Ridge is waterproof, durable and ready to take on a variety of rugged terrain. Significantly lighter than its US made predecessors, the East Ridge features a rich, oiled nubuck leather upper and the lightweight, non-loading Vibram® Hunter outsole.

How it Fits

The 851 last is an update to our popular 850 last. This last fits true to size with an athletic and supportive fit while providing ample room in the toe. Offering a specific heel shape that locks the heel in place for better fit and comfort on the back end of the boot, this supportive fit is ideal for those needing high mileage performance from their gear.

Details

  • 100% waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX® liner is engineered to keep your feet dry and comfortable - even in extreme conditions
  • Durable full-grain leather upper plus breathable 900 Denier nylon for excellent durability and abrasion resistance
  • Stitchdown construction provides a wider platform for increased stability underfoot
  • Cushioning polyurethane footbed
  • Secure, fast, flexible lacing system provides enhanced fit
  • Lightweight, non-loading Vibram® Hunter outsole features a unique tread pattern for superior traction
  • 8" height
  • 56 oz
  • Made in USA with imported parts
  • Recraftable

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4.1

(based on 14 reviews)

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Tough as nails

Hard to beat for the price. All of the qualities of American-made Danners at an exceptional price. I've beat mine up on high-country trails, muddy bottoms and rocky outcroppings. Comfortable out of the...Read complete review

Hard to beat for the price. All of the qualities of American-made Danners at an exceptional price. I've beat mine up on high-country trails, muddy bottoms and rocky outcroppings. Comfortable out of the box, lighter than expected, better water-resistance than expected. These boots will get you there and back, and you can redraft them when you wear out the soles.

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Danner boots not this style

The boots fit true to size they do require a great deal of breaking in,however, which means if you purchase a pair be prepared to do this prior to using them for hunting....Read complete review

The boots fit true to size they do require a great deal of breaking in,however, which means if you purchase a pair be prepared to do this prior to using them for hunting. They also are not suitable for use in areas in the southwest where there is a lot of prickly pear and other low lying thorny plants, as the thorns easily penetrate the cloth sides of the boot. This is not only painful but can destroy the water proofing when the thorn is removed. They are extremely well made,but be mindful of your hunting needs before buying. Except for these two issues I am satisfied. Western Oklahoma quail hunter. three and one-half stars.

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Worried about size ?

By Seabass

from Orrville, Ohio

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Good price
  • Gor-tex Liner
  • Light Weight
  • Perfect Fit
  • Vibram sole
  • Waterproof

Cons

  • none

Best Uses

  • Anytime Anywhere
  • Indoors
  • Outdoors

If you've been back and forth about what size you should get , just go with what size you where most of your other boots in. If you have 3 pairs of boots that are 9.5 and one pair that are 10 , go with the size 9.5. Plus the size tool that danner uses is really what size you are going to want to get...
Now on to the boots themselves.

The Danner East Ridge boots really are the best bang for your buck if you are looking for a great boot for outside, hunting, shooting, and what have you. But if you need a good boot for the work inviormet they do just fine on concrete. I have had my pair lilttle over 2 months now and I fall more and more in love with them each day I wear them. I would say the break in period takes about a week to 2 weeks tops. I also got to take them out in the woods for some squirrel huntig in below freezing weather and my feet stayed warm.

Bottom line I would say is they're a great boot for the money, danner makes the best boots I have ever owned.

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Tough as nails

By Buck

from Mandeville, LA

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfort
  • durability
  • Made in USA
  • Recraftability
  • Water resistance

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hiking
    • Hunting

    Hard to beat for the price. All of the qualities of American-made Danners at an exceptional price. I've beat mine up on high-country trails, muddy bottoms and rocky outcroppings. Comfortable out of the box, lighter than expected, better water-resistance than expected. These boots will get you there and back, and you can redraft them when you wear out the soles.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Very Comfortable Boots

    By Steamrunner

    from Killeen, TX

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Soft footbed
    • Waterproof

    Cons

    • No Safety Toe Version

    Best Uses

      A bit rigid but did not take long to break them in. The cushioning polyurethane footbed is what I like the best about these boots. My feet becomes painful when walking/standing on hard, flat surfaces. The footbed eases the pain considerably. I wear these boots daily except to work.

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      (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      not like my old upland hunters

      By jon

      from Lake Forest-CA

      Training dogs
      Hunting
      So uncomfortable could not wear more then 3 times.
      I had my old pair of Danner boots for over 20 years, having them re-soled and rebuilt several times. I thought these looked similar and would be as good. They fit well in the store, but as soon as I did a long day of walking, while training dogs, my heels were on fire. Tried them two more times with different sock combinations, still had large blisters on heals. What a waist of money.

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good boots and stellar service

      By Kwixdraw

      from East TN.

      Pros

      • Danner

      Cons

      • none

      Best Uses

      • Do It All Except For Dres
      • Every Day Wear

      The boots are comfortable from the start. I had to order a size larger than I normally wear to get toe clearance and space for winter socks. I had to return the pair I ordered in my normal size. The customer service rep was very pleasant and efficient. The exchange was painless. Ive been wearing Danner Acadias on duty for most of twenty years, these East Ridges feel like they will be every bit as comfortable and maybe more. The tongue of the boot feels a little strange since the excess forms the pleat outside instead of inside when you lace them. Just a minor difference and I say "feels" because it makes you think about the lacing process. You can't actually feel a difference. I bought these and may buy another pair to rotate with.

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