Make & Model - KEEN Targhee EXP Waterproof Mid
Materials - Performance mesh upper, KEEN.Dry waterproof liner, removable EVA footbed, nylon shank, dual-density EVA midsole, KEEN all-terrain rubber outsole
Colors - Black/Steel Gray, Bungee Cord/Brindle, Mulch/Burnt Ochre, Magnet/Dress Blues, Olive/Black Olive
Sizes - 7 to 17 including half-sizes; wide fit available. Women's sizes also available.
MSRP - $140
URL - http://www.keenfootwear.com

We've had good experiences with KEEN footwear in the past, as the company clearly knows how to produce shoes that balance ruggedness and comfort at an affordable price. The Targhee EXP has the padding and support of a light hiking boot, but also approaches the cushioning and flexibility normally found in a running shoe. We found this boot to be breathable despite its sealed appearance, and during tests it repelled water quite well in rainy conditions. The sole has a grippy texture that maintains traction on wet and slick surfaces; arch support is noticeable and contoured without being cumbersome. Only time will tell if the soft eyelets for the laces hold up compared to the metal style seen on most heavier hiking boots. For the price, we'd say this boot offers a lot of bang for the buck. We were very pleased with the Targhee and would consider KEEN again when looking for affordable outdoor shoes.

Pros:
– Reflector strips will help you stay visible to group members on nighttime treks.
– Nice selection of muted color choices, rather than loud “notice me” shades
– Good fit for those with narrower feet

Cons:
– Heel strap seems excessively large and can snag on underbrush
– Loop-style eyelets are likely to wear out faster than metal, especially if you like to replace your laces with paracord.


We Found Bulk Ammo In Stock:

Disclosure: These links are affiliate links. Caribou Media Group earns a commission from qualifying purchases. Thank you!


Prepare Now:

Disclosure: These links are affiliate links. Caribou Media Group earns a commission from qualifying purchases. Thank you!

STAY SAFE: Download a Free copy of the OFFGRID Outbreak Issue

In issue 12, Offgrid Magazine took a hard look at what you should be aware of in the event of a viral outbreak. We're now offering a free digital copy of the OffGrid Outbreak issue when you subscribe to the OffGrid email newsletter. Sign up and get your free digital copy Click to Download!


As Seen In