Danner Kinetic GTX 8 boot review

Check out the reviews and videos for the Danner Kinetic GTX 8 inch boot and you decide if they will be good enough for your feet.

Danner Kinetic boot is generally considered to be a high-quality and reliable option for those in need of a sturdy and comfortable tactical boot.

The Danner Kinetic GTX  8 inch boot is designed for law enforcement and military use, and features a durable full-grain leather and nylon upper, a slip-resistant outsole, and a breathable Gore-Tex lining. It also has a supportive EVA midsole and a cushioned footbed for added comfort.

Many users have praised the Danner Kinetic boot for its comfort, durability, and overall performance. The boot is known for being lightweight and easy to move in, while still providing ample support and protection. Additionally, the Gore-Tex lining helps keep feet dry in wet weather, and the slip-resistant outsole provides excellent traction on various surfaces.

Overall, the Danner Kinetic boot is designed for law enforcement and military use, and is built to be durable, supportive, and comfortable. The waterproof Gore-Tex lining and slip-resistant outsole make it suitable for a variety of conditions, while the lightweight construction and cushioned footbed provide all-day comfort.


Upper: Full-grain leather and 1680 denier nylon
Lining: Gore-Tex waterproof breathable lining
Footbed: Polyurethane cushioned footbed
Midsole: EVA midsole for cushioning and shock absorption
Outsole: Danner Kinetic outsole with multi-directional lugs for superior traction and slip resistance
Construction: Cement construction for lightweight durability
Height: 8 inches
Weight: 56 oz per pair
Toe Protection: Toe cap for added protection
Shank: Fiberglass shank for added support
Certification: Meets ASTM F2892-11 electrical hazard standards
Color options: Black or desert tan

Danner Kinetic GTX 8 inch Boot Review
Needed tactical boots for EMT uniform. I read a variety of reviews on these boots and decided to give them a try. I think they’re well worth the money. I wear custom arch supports, so I tossed the inserts that came in them, put my in, and tried them out. I thought the Danner Kinetic GTX Bootscould use a little more cushion, so installed a run-of-the-mill cushion insert, and I put my custom arches on top. This weekend I wore them a full day on my feet and not once did I think about how the boots felt … that’s good thing! If they bothered me or were not comfortable, then comfort, or the lack thereof, would have been on my mind. I went with 4 stars rather than 5 because it’s still too early to get a feel for their durability. $136

This style of Danner boots is some of the best I’ve ever worn. They go on right out of the box and there’s almost no break-in required. I’m on my third pair that I used in my maintenance job where I’m on my feet, sometimes six hours straight. The Danner Kinetic GTX Boots have a comfortable foot bed, good arch support, and they don’t slip on snowy surfaces (they also keep the feet warm in the snow).

If they get scuffed, you can hit them with a little Kiwi polish and a brush make them look like new. I take a few extra minutes and buff them out so they look good for inspection.

I’m very happy I found the Kinetic 8 as I think it one of their best bots for military wear. I am already saving up for my second pair of boots and will be getting another pair when these are worn out.

These boots do well in military operations.

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