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This summer Mtn Papa and I had the pleasure of being able to test out and put some good miles on some Ahnu hiking boots. We both have become fans of the brand and those boots (the Sugarpine and the Coburn) in particular.
Be sure to read our full review and brand spotlight, but I also included our big thoughts on them below (they are affiliate links – by clicking through them to purchase you help offset the time and energy of this blog in a very small way, but it doesn’t cost you a dime!)
Available in 6 different colors, this is THE lightest and most comfortable hiking boot I have ever worn. It supports well, but lets my feet breathe for warm-weather hiking. It’s also built for all-day wear (but really, ALL boots should be built for that) and is comfortable and light enough to wear both on the trail and out on the town. While it’s not intended as a hard-core backpacking boot, I would have no qualms taking it on the trail for a multiple day trip (and will update this post as soon as I do!)
It’s also available in a shoe – both a mesh version and waterproof version like the boot. I have been impressed how waterproof they really are – especially for a boot that breathes so well. I’ve worn them all summer and they are holding up to use and abuse exceptionally well. They fit true-to-size.
The Coburn is definitely more rugged and aggressive than the Sugarpine. While it still boasts an athletic underfoot performance and is comparatively very lightweight (to other hiking boots on the market), the leather predictably doesn’t breathe as well as the Sugarpine. When my feet are never hot (and my feet ALWAYS get hot in boots) hiking, Mtn Papa finds his heating up. Again, they’ve held up considerably well to rough conditions and are his favorite boots too (which says a lot for a man who wears boots daily.)
The details: We will have just one winner today that will be able to take their second pair of boots and share them with someone they love. Again. the giveaways are only open for 72 hours so be sure to get your entries in early.
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