Quote Originally Posted by dangerpenguin View Post
I'm a big fan of Danner and own the Mountain Light and the Jag boots. The MLs are some serious boots that I only wear on backpacking trips or bad ice/snow days (rare where I'm at). The Jag boot is much more versatile and has held up well for me on light to moderate trails. Something like that, or the Mountain 600, might be more up your alley since it sounds like they will serve multiple functions for you.
My wife and I both have the Mountain 600s and LOVE them. Very comfy and decent looking for pubs, coffee houses on hiking/national park trips.