Updates to the KEEN Revel III

The third version of the Revel from KEEN now comes with the brand-owned KEEN.Warm technology.

KEEN Revel III shellback

Who should buy the KEEN Revel III

The KEEN Revel III is a mid-top hiking boot that’s packed with features designed for winter adventures. It is perfect for:

  • those who want to experience the brand’s very own waterproofing technology--KEEN.Dry membrane--for protection against wet encounters.
  • those who are looking for a non-marking rubber outsole that delivers grip on both wet and dry surfaces.

KEEN Revel III brand logo

KEEN’s solidly-built outsole for Revel III

KEEN Revel III rubber outsole

Preventing outdoor lovers from losing their footing over uneven ground or slippery surfaces is the Revel III’s non-marking outsole. Its dual-climate construction is able to withstand both cold and warm weather conditions.

KEEN Revel III non-marking outsole

The outsole’s multi-directional lugs contain self-cleaning channels to optimize traction. Also, its front section extends towards the upper to heighten durability and protect the toes from stubbing.

KEEN Revel III KEEN.Toe Protect

Revel III from KEEN offers insulation and comfort

The KEEN Revel III uses a compression-molded EVA midsole to for cushioning and shock absorbency. It works with a thermoplastic-polyurethane (TPU) shank to make the boot more rigid and resistant to contorting. The KEEN men’s Revel III is equipped with a Heat Trapolator to enhance its insulation. It has three layers of heat-trapping materials sandwiched underfoot to trap warmth inside the boot.

KEEN Revel III heel support

Its women's version also features the Heat Trapolator with the addition of a thermal heat shield footbed. Apart from providing arch support, this component also grants a boost in underfoot warmth. It uses a combination of wool and a thermal foil barrier to keep the user’s foot toasty.

KEEN Revel III’s robust design

KEEN Revel III KEEN.Dry membrane

The KEEN Revel III’s rugged look is owed mainly to its nubuck leather upper. It is lined with a KEEN.Dry membrane to seal water out while keeping the boot breathable. A 200g KEEN.Warm layer is embedded within the upper gives lightweight insulation in cold temperatures.

KEEN Revel III lacing system

The footgear’s closure system employs a round lace, metal eyelets and hooks for fit management. 

KEEN Revel III ring hook for gaiter

A ring hook is also incorporated into the upper to hold the gaiter in place. 

KEEN Revel III padded tongue and collar

Its padded collar and tongue promote comfort while keeping debris out. 

KEEN Revel III pull tabs

Also, a pull tab is positioned at the collar’s back to facilitate an easy on and off.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 20.4oz / Women 16.8oz
Use: Snow, Day Hiking
Cut: Mid cut
Collection: KEEN.DRY
Features: Lace-to-toe, Insulated / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole / Heel brake, Non-marking
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Narrow, Normal / Normal

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Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and run all over the world. He has summited peaks throughout the Americas, trekked through Africa, and tested his endurance in 24-hour trail races as well as 6 marathons. On average, he runs 30-50 miles a week in the foothills of Northern Colorado. His research is regularly cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, etc. On top of this, Paul is leading the running shoe lab where he cuts shoes apart and analyzes every detail of the shoes that you might buy.