Conquer any trail in the Cascadia 16. This women’s trail running shoe offers all-terrain stability and durable protection, with softer and lighter cushioning than before to ensure a continuously smooth ride.


  • SHOE CATEGORY:Cushion 
  • ARCH:Medium, High
  • SURFACE:Trail
  • LAUNCH DATE:July 2021
  • WEIGHT:269g

What's New

  • Cushioning is softer and lighter, thanks to DNA Loft v2 technology.
  • 2mm of foam added to the midsole for added comfort.
  • More release grooves in the midsole allow for enhanced adaptability on rough terrain.
  • Ballistic Rock Shield now includes vertical grooves to provide side-to-side adaptability.


Ehanced adaptability

New midsole and outsole construction lets the shoe mold easily to the ground, improving the stable ride so hiking or running feels more like celebrating.

More release grooves in the midsole promote extra adaptability on rough terrain. TrailTack rubber outsole provides wet/dry traction.

Flexible protection

Updated Ballistic Rock Shield protects against pebbles and debris while also adapting more easily to uneven terrain so you can reach new heights.

Gaiter tab on heels secures gaiter for extra protection on the trail.

Softer cushioning

Reach peak appreciation for our new DNA LOFT v2 midsole - it makes the Cascadia 16 cushioning 5% softer and 20% lighter than the Cascadia 15.

DNA LOFT v2 midsole is super soft yet durable. Extra 2mm of cushioning adds softness. Drainage ports allow water to escape quickly so nothing weighs you down.


Extra traction

TrailTack rubber outsole provides wet-dry traction.

Compatible with trail gaiters

Gaiter tab on heel secures gaiter.

Tuck away laces

Lace keeper stores laces out of the way.


Drainage ports allow water to escape quickly.


Gusset keeps out sand and small debris.