I bought my pair of Keen's having never owned a pair…
Price Paid: $60 Cdn
I bought my pair of Keen's having never owned a pair and I must say I will for sure be a repeat customer when my current pair needs replacing. They are a bit uncomfortable at first if you are not used to closed toed sandals as I was. But once you get use to them and break them in they are fantastic for hiking.
I went on a trip to the zoo during the summer and wore them and they were fantastic for all the walking I did.
So far I have found only 2 drawbacks to these sandals. First, if you are walking in sand or gravel (ie. on a beach) the sandals hold sand badly as the toe is closed and sand can't be flung out while you walk.
Secondly, and rather minor, the tan lines from wearing these are quite noticeable, so put sunblock on your feet.
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If you could roll down the windows on your sneakers, you would. Until you find a pair with power everything, put on the KEEN Kanyon Sandal. It feels like a real shoe with toe protection and a metatomical EVA molded footbed, but it is open like a sandal. The Secure-Foot Lace-Capture system lets you pull it off quickly when you get to the beach, but secures the Kanyon well enough for hikes to secret swimming holes. The hydrophobic lining has an AEGIS Microbe Shield to fend off smelly bacteria and stains so you can wear the Kanyon all summer long.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
Keen Mens Kanyon Sandal - Closeout - The Kanyon offers classic KEEN protection and all-conditions performance in a summer style that's light in weight. The webbing upper is lined for quick-dry comfort next to skin, and features classic KEEN styling and easy-to-adjust bungee lacing system. Weight: 12.36 oz / 351.889 grams Fit Tip: We find this style runs pretty true to size. Lining: Hydrophobic mesh Upper: Polyester webbing Rubber: Non-marking rubber outsole Activities: Hiking, Beach Type: Sandals Weather: Warm - sandals, Wet - water resistant Style: 1126 - AEGIS Microbe Shield treated Hydrophobic mesh lining - Metatomical EVA molded footbed - Secure foot lace capture system - Toe protection HYBRID.OLOGIES: AEGIS MICROBE SHIELD Aegis Microbe Shield controls the bacteria and fungi that cause odors, stains and product deterioration. Aegis technology is free of environmentally harmful substances. KEEN.PROTECT Can a sandal protect your toes The answer is yes. The reason is KEEN Patented Toe Protection where the shoe outsoles wrap up and over the toes for ultimate protection.
- Massey's Outfitters refers to the men's version
Aegis Microbe Shield(TM) treated liningMetatomical EVA molded footbed with AEGIS microbe shieldPatented toe protectionSecure fit lace capture system Specifications Weight: 12.9 oz/368 gType: SandalsActivities: Hiking, BeachWeather: Warm - sandalsFit Tip: We find this style runs pretty true to sizeLining: AEGIS microbe shield treated hydrophobic meshUpper: Polyester webbingRubber: Non-marking rubber outsole Hybrid.ologies Aegis Microbe Shield: Aegis Microbe Shield controls the bacteria and fungi that cause odors, stains and product deterioration. Aegis technology is free of environmentally harmful substances. Keen.Protect: Can a sandal protect your toes? The answer is yes. The reason is KEEN Patented Toe Protection where the shoe outsoles wrap up and over the toes for ultimate protection. Product Care Care for Water Sandals: All KEEN water sandals are machine washable. Use a small amount of detergent, wash on gentle cycle and air dry.
- River Sports Outfitters refers to the men's version
The best part of exploring desert canyons? In the heat of the desert you have shade from the steep walls and your feet stay cool as you splash upstream in the Keen Kanyon Sandals for men. These hiking sandals are made with a polyester webbing upper lined with fast-drying hydrophobic mesh, a supportive EVA footbed and patented Keen toe protection. You can cross creeks while protecting feet from underwater hazards like sharp rocks and sticks and theyll soon be dry and happy after a few minutes of walking on land. These Keen shoes offer slip-on convenience with a bungee lacing system that keeps them securely on your feet should the currents get swift and a non-marking rubber outsole that gives you traction on wet, mossy rocks and loose, dusty trails. Perfect for hiking, boating or strolling through a sun-drenched southwest town, the Keen Men's Kanyon Sandals will keep you feet happy.
- Altrec Outdoors refers to the men's version