The Danner 7 inch ICH Boots are weather tough and built for the long trek.
These boots have been used on the battlefield, key reinforcements make all the difference and the same principle holds in bootmaking.
Here Danner bolsters the ICH heel and ankle so you can stand your ground under any circumstances.
Danner ICH boots review
I replaced my shredded military boots and again these were the best boots I have worn in and out of combat. These Danner boots as well as my models are tops for my feet. With no break in required they were set to go hunting and hiking from the box. The ability to walk on rocks, sand and gravel cannot be beaten by any other boot I have worn.
The ankle is completely supported and traction is like a mountian goat. I can not see any real difference between the tan and olive colors. The uppers will not cause blisters from tight lacings. I did use an insole as my feet are very flat-something that a career in Special Operations did not cause! I have been wearing these daily since their arrival.
The Dannner Crater Rim boots are nearly the same boot but are about a half inch shorter. Both run true to size on me. My size 12 did not have to be ordered smaller or larger to use thick socks. I had sore feet due to the rainy weather and I began to wear these boots and my feet felt supported and rested at the end of the day.
If your going to get the Danner boots you will need to get a great pair of socks to go with them. We prefer the Smartwool Men’s Hiking Medium Crew Sock. These socks will last a long time and provide great support to prevent blisters and wick away excess sweat.
Danner ICH boots 7 inch Specifications
Made with 100% waterproof / breathable GORE-TEX lining too, for incredible comfort, no matter the weather. More: Durable full-grain leather uppers; Advanced lug design with Vibram Bifida outsole to provide traction in the toughest of terrain; Fastened with speed laces for secure fit down to the toe; 360 degree abrasion-resistant rand; Berry compliant; Made in the USA; Each Boot weighs approx. 54 oz
Question: Do any of the US Special Forces use the Danner boots? Yes; I had a pair of Danner’s as a Navy SEAL.