Who should buy KEEN Voyageur Mid

The value for money footwear from KEEN is ideal for desert hiking. Choose this breathable boot if you need:

  • A boot for summer hiking
  • Ankle protection from mid-top footwear
  • A lightweight option

KEEN Voyageur Mid logo

Protective outsole

The KEEN Voyageur Mid features an outsole made of a non-marking carbon rubber suitable for various types of surfaces. It has also been equipped with aggressive 4 mm multi-directional lugs for long-wearing durability traction on the trail.

KEEN Voyageur Mid outsole

Additionally, a patented rubber toe bumper shields the toes and the foot’s anterior region from unexpected trail bumps and abrasions. Its material is made firm and resilient.

KEEN Voyageur Mid bumper

KEEN Voyageur Mid's supportive cushioning

The Voyageur Mid by KEEN features a flexible dual-density compression-molded EVA midsole that is shock absorbent and has adequate cushioning for all-day comfort. The metatomical footbed delivers optimum underfoot and arch support. Its removable EVA insole is custom shaped to accommodate the contours and arches of the foot. It can be replaced with the user’s preferred orthotics.

KEEN Voyageur Mid midsole

The stability features of the boot

A built-in ESS shank offers a stable, secure ride in various trail conditions. The S3 (shock, stability, and suspension) heel support structure delivers its purpose by rendering what it stands for. It acts as a cushy barrier that disperses shock, provides a stable stride, and suspends any unnecessary ankle movements contributing to a more balanced gait and lower extremity control.

KEEN Voyageur Mid stability features

How the KEEN Voyageur Mid maintains in-shoe freshness

The Cleansport NXT creates a fresh feeling. It’s an odor control coating that contains natural microbes found in nature. Every time these microbes come in contact with sweat, they become active and produces an enzyme that breaks down those stinky watery discharges, leaving the odorless water and carbon dioxide behind.

KEEN Voyageur Mid insole

Lightweight upper

The upper is made of leather and mesh designed to be durable and water-resistant. The mesh panels act as ventilation ports allowing sufficient airflow and breathability. The moisture-wicking textile frame also eliminates any water build up so the foot can stay dry and comfortable.

KEEN Voyageur Mid upper

A secure-fit lace capture system with sturdy leather eyelets enable the fit customization. A contoured heel lock helps lockdown the feet while its webbing pull loops at heel and tongue allow easy donning and doffing. The KEEN Voyageur Mid also features a gusseted tongue that protects the foot from debris and gunk infiltration.

KEEN Voyageur Mid tongue and lacing

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 16.2oz / Women 13.5oz
Use: Desert
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lightweight / Lace-to-toe / Orthotic friendly / Breathable / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Water repellent
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: KEEN

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Author
Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and ran 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 analyses every detail of the shoes that you might buy.