Brooks Cascadia 16

Women's Trail Running Shoes View Men's
original price $130 sale/discounted price $97.50
Star Rating is 4.9 / 5
9 Verified Reviews
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The Brooks Cascadia 16 lets you explore the trails fearlessly, thanks to an updated Ballistic Rock Shield and enhanced adaptability throughout the outsole. The Cascadia 16 uses DNA Loft v2 foam to provide an even lighter, softer feel while you run. This helps absorb impact and cushion landings on uneven surfaces.

Unique grooves in the midsole and outsole help the shoe conform to rocky terrain, providing stability on even the most unstable trails. An updated Ballistic Rock Shield works with the more adaptable construction of the shoe to offer protection from rocks and debris while helping to stabilize your ride.

A reinforced toe offers additional protection, while the knit mesh throughout the toe box provides ventilation to help you deal with hot temps and water crossings. The heel collar is padded and protected to block debris and keep your foot securely engaged.

Do it all in the Brooks Cascadia 16.

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A favorite among beginner and experienced trail runners, the updated Brooks Cascadia 16 is full of pop and foot protection with Brook’s plush DNA Loft foam and Ballistic Rock Shield.

Watch Caroline’s latest review to see how the Brooks Cascadia 16 trail running shoe will help you glide over any type of terrain.

Tech Specs

Brooks Cascadia 16


9.5 oz (W) 10.5 oz (M)


8 mm




Trail running


Technical and non-technical trails

What's New

The Cascadia 16 has been updated to be more cushioned and adaptable than ever before. DNA Loft v2 foam is lighter and softer than previous models, and designers added an extra 2 mm of foam to the midsole for even more shock absorption and cushion. Release grooves in the midsole and outsole help the shoe deal with technical terrain while still providing you the stability you need. Plus, an updated rock plate gives you extra protection from rocks and debris.

Who It's Best For

This is a do-it-all trail shoe for any trail. The Cascadia 16 offers plenty of protection in the toe, heel and outsole to keep debris out and help you find your grip over rocky or slippery surfaces. Brooks’ DNA Loft v2 cushioning is some of their softest, helping to disperse impact and absorb shock as you run while keeping your feet feeling fresh.

Why You'll Love It

The Cascadia 16 is great for beginners to experienced trail runners alike. It offers the protective features you need, like a rock shield and reinforced toe, to feel confident over rocky terrain. The updated cushioning creates a comfortable and supported ride no matter where the trails may take you.

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Star Rating is 4.9 / 5
Based on 9 Verified Reviews
Star Rating is 5 / 5

I bought these for winter running am pleased.

Betty B 5 months ago Verified Purchase

Great fit light weight shoe. Wear warm socks and you should be good to go..

Star Rating is 5 / 5

Great for day hiking

Bella 6 months ago Verified Purchase

I have worn large hiking boots and logging boots for over 20 years. I wanted something more comfortable for day hikes with my kids. I also have plantar fasciitis and wanted something that would make my feet hurt. One of the sheo brands my PT recomended were brooks and i have enjoyed the brooks running shes for years. We did a 6 mile hike to Nevada Fall with significant elevation gain and rocky trails and these shoes were great! I didnt feel the need to rip them off my feet when i got back to camp. I kind of wish there was a little more padding on the bottom for my old lady feet but that is more of a personal problem. They are still great shoes.

Star Rating is 5 / 5

Recommend for mud races

Maureen 7 months ago Verified Purchase

Comfortable shoe. I bought it for aTough Mudder race and I highly recommend.

Star Rating is 4 / 5

Cascadia Trail Shoes

Mic 7 months ago Verified Purchase

Great trail running shoes. Toe box is roomy and the soles keep you from slipping.

Star Rating is 5 / 5

No blisters!

Mary 1 year ago Verified Purchase

I alternated my two pairs of Cascadias while walking the Camino trail in Spain. Coupled with Balega socks I had no blisters at the end of our rainy 100 mile trek.

Star Rating is 5 / 5

Trail shoe review

Keri C 2 years ago Verified Purchase

I was very excited to get these shoes. I love my brooks shoes and I will be running the Yellowstone half and its all trail. I cant wait to see through training and the half how these hold up.

Star Rating is 5 / 5

Love them!

Alissa T 2 years ago Verified Purchase

Previous trail shoes were zero drop and hurt my feet. These do not hurt my feet at all. They are great when it comes to technical trails which is all I have in my location