Brooks Cascadia 16

Brooks Cascadia 16

The expected release date for the Brooks Cascadia 16 is July – 2021.

The Brooks Cascadia 16 will have the following features & updates:

  • The Upper will have a more flexible knit and breathable mesh, along with the 3D print overlays.
  • You can still enjoy the waterproof protection of a Gore-Tex waterproof and breathable lining that will be seen in the new Brooks Cascadia 5 as well.
  • There will be a 3D Printed Mudguard that has been improved for better protection.
  • There will be the structurally supportive Midfoot saddle along with more plush cushioning for support and shock absorbency.
  • The Outsole design will be improved for better slip resistance on outdoor trails in wet and dry terrains.

Latest Version of the Brooks Cascadia


Brooks Cascadia


  • The suggested retail price by manufacturers for the Brooks Cascadia 16 should be between $114.00 and $217.00. The Price, of course, depends on the width and size option that you select.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The Brooks Cascadia 16 offers neutral pronation control, which is ideal for neutral runners that do not need much pronation control or stability.
  • There is also support and cushioning, which is ideal for a Higher Arch type.


  • Because the Brooks Cascadia 16 is an outdoor trail running shoe, it is more suitable for outdoor terrains and trails of all types.
  • The Outsole is explicitly designed to proved grip and traction on outdoor terrains and uneven surfaces on Trails.


  • You can use you Brooks Cascadia 16 for serious running long or short distance on Trails and Outdoors terrains.
  • You can also enjoy jogging and Trail walking in these shoes.


  • Because the Brooks Cascadia 16 is designed for trail running and walking, it is very durable in those circumstances.
  • There are 3D mudguards and reinforcements, as well as durable tread, which will give you more use out of your running shoe.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • I would recommend the Brooks Cascadia 16 for persons with a medium to narrow foot shape in the forefoot and a narrow heel.
  • There are, however not more full width or narrower fit options available in the New Cascadia 16 range.


  • In weight, you will be looking at around 303 grams for men and 269 grams for women, which is reasonably heavy and stable.

Elevation of the Brooks Cascadia 16

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • When it comes to elevation, the heel in the men’s range I and women’s range has the same height of 26mm.
  • A 26mm Heel height is quite low and acceptable for most trail running shoes.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The Forefoot Height is 18mm for men and women, which is also quite flat, yet still supportive.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • The Brooks Cascadia 16 will have a heel to toe drop of 8mm which is ideal in a Trail running shoe.
  • The lower heel to toe drop is also advised for persons who have a higher arch type.

Components of the Brooks Cascadia 16


  • The Outer Sole of Cascadia 16 consists of a very durable rubber.
  • There is a Trail specific tread that is improved for better t5racion and grip on outdoor trails.


  • The Brooks Cascadia keeps its supportive and lightly cushioned BioMoGo midsole design in this new model.
  • The Midsole offers just the right amount of shock absorbency for a Higher Arch type.


  • For the Upper fo the Brooks Cascadia 16, there is a new, improved fit.
  • The Engineered Birdsey mesh uppers are more flexible, and the toe box a bit roomier.
  • There is a 3D Print Mud Guard that is improved for better protection against dirt and debris.
  • Inside you will find a highly breathable and waterproof Gore-Tex membrane.


Brooks Cascadia 16

About The Autor

David Alegeta

David is a long-distance hiker, a writer and an editor whose favorite topics include backpacking and trail running. He is an adventure athlete who covered over 20,000 miles. He frequently speaks to groups about the benefits of proper footwear and has written numerous articles on this subject. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his family.