Danner JAG Boots

Danner are a go-to brand for us here at Coolector HQ when it comes to wilderness-worthy footwear and it’s because of excellent ranges like their JAG Boots that this is the case. The Danner JAG Boots are a reimagining of an 80s classic and they have been well and truly bought into the 21st century with an array of first class design flourishes and enhanced materials.

The Danner JAG Boots breathe new life into the original Danner Jag which first came out in the 1980s as a lightweight alternative to the brand’s classic, heavy-duty hiking boots. After a few years on the trail supporting external frame backpacks and complementing denim cut-offs, the Jag was put out to pasture. Now, some three decades on, Danner have reintroduced the Jag as a more versatile version of its former self. What’s not to like?


Hit Those Woodland Trails This Spring


These JAG Boots are comfortable both on the hiking trail and when worn around town. Each pair incorporates robust, lightweight materials, a cushioning EVA midsole, and a new waffle outsole which is capable of adapting to a wide variety of terrains. Danner are rightly proud to reintroduce this Danner original and they’ve certainly pushed the envelope to make them one of their most impressive pair of boots to date.

The Danner JAG Boots have a wallet friendly price tag of $150 which means you’re getting an awful lot of bang for your buck considering their hard-wearing nature and the fact they deliver unparalleled levels of comfort day in, day out. They are made from signature Danner Dry 100% waterproof membrane which keeps the moisture out when the skies open up, and let heat quickly escape from the breathable mesh lining when the weather turns and temperatures rise.

To ensure Danner’s JAG Boots are comfortable in any given scenario or terrain, they approached its development with a focus on lightweight versatility and performance. Starting at the core of the boot, Danner developed a new last that delivers more room in the toe box and gives the boot an overall more comfortable and casual fit to other boots you’ll find on the market.


Built for Adventure


Boasting an EVA midsole and low-lugged waffle outsole which are purpose built to keep the boot lightweight, while a removable OrthoLite footbed adds an extra layer of cushioning underfoot. All told, you get a vintage style boot that fits more like a contemporary sneaker to keep you light on your feet and ready for what the day holds.

At just $150, these JAG Boots from Danner are exceptional value for money and an essential addition to any wilderness lover’s line up of gear in 2021. Danner selected full-grain leathers and highly durable nylon to bring the updated patterns of the JAG to life. Last but not least, they used a waffle-style outsole, common on vintage athletic shoes, to give universal grip from trail to town.

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.