When it comes to footwear, the guys at Danner are always one of our first ports of call when looking for awesome new offerings and when we discovered they’d partnered up with MLS soccer team, Portland Timbers, for a new 2018 edition of their Mountain 600 hiker boot, we knew it would be too good to ignore and, as you can see, we were right. Striking, stylish and robust, this fantastic collaboration is the whole package.
The Danner x Portland Timbers 2018 Edition Boots are the latest release in collaboration with the MLS franchise and they’ve ramped up the style and comfort considerable for this iteration so, if you find yourself in the market for a new pair of durable, high performing boots over the next few months, this is just the ticket. Costing around the £160 mark, these brilliant boots from Danner are going to deliver an impeccable performance whether you’re tackling woodland walks or urban landscapes.
First Rate Collaboration
Being based in the Pacific Northwest, Danner saw the perfect opportunity to team up with MLS side, Portland Timbers, to make a limited edition piece of footwear that soccer fans and adventure lovers could appreciate equally. These excellent boots expertly combines classic Danner style with a series of lightweight, athletic innovations that are geared towards comfort and performance. Crafted for life in the Pacific Northwest, and the fluctuating weather conditions this entails, the Timbers 600 boots incorporate club colors and details with performance driven design features like the Vibram outsoles and waterproof liners.
The Danner x Portland Timbers 2018 Edition Boots are an incredibly versatile piece of footwear and a real favourite of the Portland Timbers players both on and off the pitch. These superb looking boots boast the Vibram SPE (Specialised Performance Elastomer) midsole which is an entirely new technical compound which has been carefully conceived and crafted to provide improved comfort and enhanced flexibility. This type of midsole significantly improves the robustness of these boots and cushioning performance whilst also ensuring they remain as lightweight as possible.
With a Vibram Fuga outsole, these Danner x Portland Timbers 2018 Edition Boots were able to strike the ideal balance between traction and flexibility. The Fuga outsole means your foot can expand on wider surfaces and in addition to this, the unique self-adaptive lug pattern will deliver a grip from multiple angles to make sure you can tackle whatever terrains you come up against this summer and autumn. There is impressive waterproof protection inherent in these boots and this is something you’ll find in all Danner footwear as standard due to their years of living and working in the Pacific Northwest.
Excellent Materials Throughout
Something you know you’re going to get with all Danner footwear is quality and it’s no exception with these first class Portland Timbers boots. Boasting a full-grain leather upper which is the strongest and most durable form of leather, a removable ortholite footbed which delivers better heat dissipation and air circulation and a design which was built to offer enough room for comfort while maintaining a sleek profile in the process.
A great collaboration between two of the Pacific Northwest’s most recognisable names, these Danner x Portland Timbers 2018 Edition Boots are right up our street here at Coolector HQ. With such an impressive construction and performance, not to mention the sub-£200 price tag – there really is a lot to get on board with here and these will serve you well as your next pair of adventure footwear.