Top Five Products at SHOT Show 2017

4. Danner Powderhorn: Available as a non-insulated, 400G and 1000G, this new boot covers the gamut of Western and Whitetail hunters. It’s stitchdown design is perfect for durability in rough, rugged terrain. The full-grain leather upper makes it a great fit for hunting in desert environments where everything sticks and pokes. The deep lugged outsole makes this boot the perfect fit for the backcountry hunter.

Danner Powderhorn Sets New Standard In Backcountry Performance

Danner Bootmaking Expertise Shines in New Feature-­Rich Hunting Boot

Danner Powderhorn Sets New Standard In Backcountry Performance

January 1, 2017, Portland, Ore. – Fall 2017 welcomes a new era of performance standards in backcountry hunting with the introduction of the Danner Powderhorn. With nearly 85 years of bootmaking expertise, the elite Danner Powderhorn highlights today’s leading technologies. With every new mile underfoot, the Powderhorn is engineered to thrive when premium performance is needed most.

Built to outshine the harshest elements and loaded with performance features, the Powderhorn offers a rugged full-­grain leather upper and GORE-TEX® liner for ultimate waterproof protection. The tongue includes a mesh layer to better regulate temperature and airflow while wicking moisture away from the foot. Multi-­density foam around the ankle area aids cushioning and support. The Bi-­Fit™ integrated shank system improves firmness in the heel and allows for better flexibility in the forefoot. The Powderhorn features Danner’s iconic stitchdown construction for extra durability and stability in any terrain. In addition, the deep lugged Powderhorn outsole provides superior traction and adaptability no matter where the hunt leads.

“A backcountry hunter knows no limit and needs a pair of boots that are equally as reliable as they are feature rich,” says Chris Currah, Product Line Manager for Danner Hunt. “The Powderhorn is a force to be reckoned with and redefines a dependable off-grid hunting boot.”

The Powderhorn will feature a non-­insulated model as well as 400G Thinsulate ™ Ultra Insulation and 1000G Thinsulate™ Ultra Insulation versions. The Powderhorn will be available at with an MSRP ranging from $239.95-$269.95.

About Danner

Danner designs and manufactures a complete line of innovative, functional and performance footwear for experts in the work, outdoor and lifestyle markets. Founded in 1932 in Chippewa Falls, Wisc. and relocating to Portland, Ore. in 1936, Danner maintains a commitment to craftsmanship and heritage. Using only the highest quality materials and components such as GORE-TEX® and Vibram®, Danner builds premium-quality hiking, hunting, occupational, uniform and rugged, casual footwear for men and women. For more information, please visit

Darren Choate

Darren Choate is the founder of Western Whitetail. Prior to his writing career, he completed a four-year tour in the USAF. He has been hunting and guiding other hunters in the West for over 30 years. Choate is a voting member of the Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA), and his articles have been featured in magazines such as Cabela’s Outfitter Journal, Quality Whitetails and Rocky Mountain Game & Fish. Additionally, Choate is the Editor of Whitetail Journal, Bowhunting World and Archery Business for Grand View Outdoors.