The rubber used in the Keen foot bed, is very low on the hardness scale measured by a durometer.
(Ethylene Vinyl Acetate) A synthetic compound used for outsoles. E.V.A. provides cushioning to the foot and is easily shaped by heat and pressure.
The area of the foot between the ball and the toes.
A razor cut pattern in the outsoles to allow for greater water dispersion and increased traction.
Water repellant foam lining upon which water beads up and is not absorbed.
Anti-Microbial EVA inhibits the growth of microbes such as bacteria, fungi, and viruses that often cause an unpleasant smell.
The signature Keen patented rubber toe guard that protects toes from scuffs, bumps, and uneven terrain.
The 3 dimensional foot form around which the upper of the shoe is built. The last determines the size and dimensions of the shoe. A shoe's last is commonly described in relation to it's construction and/or shape.
Anatomically shaped midsole construction where the top surface of the midsole mirrors the shape of the foot to promote stability.
A scale of 1 to 100 that measures the hardness of a material, defined as the material's resistance to permanent indentation.
Textiles that are protected by the AEGIS Microbe ShieldŽ technology that are resistant to bacteria and fungus that cause odors, stains, and deterioration.
A stretch panel that allows for easy on/easy off.
The V-strap forefoot capture design offers superior fit with added ventilation.
A reinforcement that strengthens and stiffens the mid sole of the shoe.
A shank located in the mid sole of the shoe that keeps the foot in a neutral position.
A shank located in the mid sole that keeps the foot from twisting, prevents twisting, and increases balance.