Who should buy the KEEN Venture Mid WP

The KEEN Venture Mid WP remains a remarkable piece of gear for those who want to travel light without losing comfort or performance on the trail. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a hiking boot that provides cushioning over rugged landscapes.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that keeps the wearer’s foot fresh from odor-causing microbes.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that promotes ground adherence on virtually all types of ground conditions.

KEEN Venture Mid WP logo

Excellent traction on various ground conditions

This boot-type hiking footgear from KEEN enables outdoor enthusiasts to tackle challenging surfaces with its KEEN. All-Terrain outsole. The 4mm-deep multi-sided lugs on its surface bite down on various ground conditions to render traction. 

KEEN Venture Mid WP outsole

Offers protection against accidental bumps and trail injuries

The sole extends towards the forefoot area to shield the user’s toes from accidental bumps and trail injuries.

KEEN Venture Mid WP outsole 1.0

Shock-absorbing cushioning

Keeping the user’s foot safe from excessive ground impact is the KEEN Venture Mid WP’s EVA midsole. It functions by creating a cushioned landing and absorbing shock.

KEEN Venture Mid WP midsole

Excellent arch support

This component works in tandem with a stability shank to produce lightweight support. A dual-density polyurethane (PU) footbed grants arch support and lasting underfoot comfort. The boot is also equipped with a KonnectFit system which locks the heel in place and provides support to it.

KEEN Venture Mid WP arch support

Lightweight durability, waterproofness, and breathability

The KEEN Venture Mid WP is equipped with a performance mesh upper lined with a KEEN.Dry membrane. The combination of these components yields lightweight durability, waterproofness, and breathability. Its forefoot section contains a toe cap for added robustness and trail protection.

KEEN Venture Mid WP upper

Easy to wear

Its lace system is furnished with several eyelets and metal hooks for fit management. A pull tab is situated at the collar’s rear to help owners get in and out of the Venture Mid WP with ease.

KEEN Venture Mid WP Easy to wear

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 510g
Use: Day Hiking
Cut: Mid cut
Collection: KEEN.DRY
Features: Eco-friendly, Lace-to-toe / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal, Wide / Normal

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Author
Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

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.