KEEN Men’s Targhee II Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot - Product View
KEEN Men’s Targhee II Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot - Product Review - Boot Laces
  1. KEEN Men’s Targhee II Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot - Product View
  2. KEEN Men’s Targhee II Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot - Product Review - Boot Laces

KEEN Men’s Targhee II Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot – $165

  • Comfort
  • Stability
  • Traction
  • Weight
  • Water Resistance
  • Durability
4/5Overall Score

The Keen Targhee II Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot is a top-of-the-line hiking boot that offers great comfort. This all-around hiking boot performs great on trails from well groomed trails to off trail paths. The boot is able to meet the demands of any type of hiker, whether new to backpacking and trail walking to a seasoned vet.

The Keen Targhee II is a mid-cut hiker that is comfortable for any type of foot - from flat feet to wide feet. Moreover, it is stable enough to traverse most trails, while keeping form as it has durable leather materials. The boot is surprisingly lightweight without loosing any of its durability or cushion for foot and ankle protection.

The Keen Targhee II is a hiking boot that will provide great value for its price. We strongly recommend the Targhee II Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot to any type of hiker!

Specs
  • Price: USD $165
  • Weight: 2.175 lbs / 986.6 g (Size 9 full pair)
  • Collar Height:: 6.0 in / 15.2 cm
  • Color: Black Olive/Yellow, Shitake/Brindle, Canteen/Dark Olive
Pros
  • Good breathability
  • Available for wide feet
  • Extra toe protection in the front of the boot
  • lightweight cushioning
  • Quick-dry lining for active use
  • Great for flat feet
Cons
  • Issues with durability at times especially with the toe section peeling away and the lace hooks stitching being weak
  • Depending on how new you are to hiking, the boot may not have good stability

KEEN Targhee II Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot

The Keen’s Targhee II Mid Waterproof Hiking boot is a great mid-cut boot with a high color height for good ankle support suited for any type of hiker. The Heen Targhee II hiking boots are great for any walking surface, and trail as the boot has a durable and long lasting lugs and tread. Moreover, the upper is made from leather and mesh, providing a strong upper resistant to tearing. Finally, with the all-terrain rubber outsole the boot has improved traction and grip on and half the trail.

The Keen hiking boot has the EVA midsole that ensures the boots are lightweight but comfortable on your feet. With ample cushioning to help your feet feel great on longer hikes and walks you are able to go on multiple day hikes in these without feeling a thing. Moreover, the mesh on the upper of the boots are breathable allowing for your feet to stay cool during the summer months. The lining inside provides ample protection for your feet while hiking in the rain or the early morning dew with their KEEN.DRY waterproof feature!

Finally, the boots outersole is made from a strong durable rubber that has 4mm lugs. These lugs are long lasting and provide substantial grip and traction, on any type of terrain. The sole and its high quality traction allows for the hiker’s foot to bite comfortably into the trail – slick, muddy, or rocky, the tread on the Keens can handle it.

To summarize, the KEEN Men’s Targhee II Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot is a rugged and lightweight boot for hiking that can ensure traction and comfort on the trail. Moreover, it is a waterproof boot that hikers can comfortably walk through some of the wettest conditions with little worry of getting their feet soaked.

With most boots when it comes to their waterproofing membrane, you have to worry about the breathability, and moisture wicking ability. However, that is not the case with the KEEN Men’s Targhee II Mid as it allows your feet to breath and wick away sweat with ease. You can feel comfortable and safe with these great mid-cut boots knowing they will keep your feet comfortable and dry throughout the entire hike.

Why we love the KEEN Men’s Targhee II Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot:

I love these boots, and how versatile and lightweight they are. The support and cushion are great, and they allow for you to feel comfortable no matter the type of trail you are hiking. Moreover, as I have flat and wide feet, I have found that these fit amazingly on them without any pain points. The KEEN Men’s Targhee II Mid is one of my three top favorite boots for flat and wide feet!

Finally, these boots allow for your feet to sit comfortably in the boot with plenty of wiggle room in the toe box for your toes. I recommend this boot for all sorts of hikers and especially for people with flat and wide feet as the Keen Targhee II provides a great fit, outstanding comfort, and all around traction for trails. All while being at a great price point (USD $165) that doesn’t break the bank!

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