Industry leaders in versatility, functionality and durability KEEN footwear, proudly present their FW17 Trailhead Collection. With a diverse range of performance footwear, their core outdoor category continues to innovate and influence with a comprehensive collection of rugged and refined styles set to inspire a new chapter of epic adventure for the modern outdoor athlete.
Keen debut the Targhee EXP for men and women. The evolution of KEEN’s classic icon, the Targhee, this global go-to favourite has been a hit with hikers around the world since its launch over a decade ago. Highly acclaimed for its fit, durability and incredible comfort and performance, this hiker takes all the attributes of the original trail legend and fuses it with a bold new design. With a new style dimension that is rough, rugged and refined, the Targhee EXP is built to withstand years of adventure on any trail.
Constructed with a highly durable synthetic and mesh performance upper, the Targhee EXP is equipped with a KEEN.Dry® waterproof, breathable membrane. A mud shield overlay protects against scuffs and abrasions, defending in even the most challenging of conditions. Designed to deliver unparalleled performance on a diverse range of terrains, the Targhee EXP features a TPU heel capture system and dual density compression-molded EVA midsole with an ESS shank for torsional stability and added security on uneven ground. Equipped with new, advanced forefoot flex grooves, the EXP produces an enhanced, natural toe spring, for great flex efficiency and effortless acceleration that is sure to take you places this season. A new all terrain rubber outsole features 4mm multi-directional lugs, tuned to bite into the ground, delivering durability and incredible traction on a multitude of surfaces. An anatomical EVA footbed ensures superior arch support that follows the natural contours of the foot for all day comfort on demanding excursions. Choose from a diverse range of earthy hues in mid or low cut versions.
Blending skillful construction and technical performance with clean and classic European looks, the Galleo Mid WP is a beautifully crafted hiking boot in premium waterproof nubuck leather. Built for hiking and low level backpacking trips, the Galleo features KEENs proprietary direct-inject PU midsole for responsive flexibility, robust cushioning and performance. A waterproof KEEN.Dry® membrane locks water out whilst letting feet breathe. Classic open front derby construction features rugged metal eyelets with an additional heel locking eyelet allowing for micro adjustments to provide a truly superior fit. A mid cut cuff with cushioned, lined collar ensures comfort and security for the long haul, whilst a full length shank ensures support and stability over varied terrain. An anatomical EVA footbed with integrated PU heel cushion offers KEEN’s familiar European Made comfort and shock absorption, whilst a dual compound rubber outsole delivers long lasting abrasion resistance with superior traction and a steadfast grip.
Completing the collection, the new Westward Mid Leather WP offers incredible versatility and fantastic performance in a seriously sleek silhouette. Constructed with a waterproof premium nubuck leather upper, the Westward is equipped with a KEEN.Dry® membrane for all conditions comfort and protection, whist a compression molded EVA midsole with stability shank provides reliable stability and cushioning when negotiating mixed terrains. A compression molded EVA footbed delivers step in comfort with great arch support, whilst a cushioned collar and padded tongue enhancing feel and fit. Rugged aluminium eyelets and zesty colour popped contrast lacing complement a choice of wholesome, organic colourways for men and women.
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Available from all good stockists and Keen.co.uk .