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If you like to rediscover favorite hiking trails long before all the snow melts away, you'll appreciate the insulated warmth and support of these waterproof Men's Summit County Boots from Keen. Most winter boot and snow boot designs rely on uniform insulation throughout the footwear--open up these boots and you'll find the same layer of insulation from toe to collar. Keen's Summit County Boot features more insulation in the toe area than the rest of the upper, which makes sense for anyone who has ever suffered from cold toes in an insulated boot. Keen also added a unique Dual Climate rubber outsole to the Men's Summit County Boot for improved traction in varied climate conditions. In temperate conditions this outsole has a soft rubber surface that's ideal for gripping mud, gravel and rocks, but this compound stiffens and hardens as the temperature drops to freezing. This allows you to grip frosty soil and snow with better traction than the conventional rubber soles found on many light hiking boots. Note: Sizes run small, so Keen recommends going up a half-size when ordering.
- Altrec Outlet
Cold-weather living requires a boot that fights cold and provides traction on the street but also feels good inside the grocery store, and the KEEN Men's Summit County II Boot fits the bill. KEEN engineers combined the insulation of your favorite deep-winter footwear with the easygoing feel of lighter footwear; think SUV-style protection with a towncar-like ride.
The Summit County II Boot from Keen is what you want on your feet in any snow conditions. Waterproof, breathable membrane offers supreme comfort. Thermal heat shield footbed and insulation will assure you feet stay warm the whole day. Shellback heel support creates a snug fit while putting in the miles. As always, this boot features Keen's patented toe protection.
- Mountain Gear
Think KEEN + WARM + DRY = NICE. The Keen Summit County II boots have a Nubuck leather upper that is warmed with 350-gram KEEN.WARM insulation. The KEEN.DRY breathable waterproof membrane, will assist dryness inside. The rugged rubber outsole reacts to cold weather by hardening for a tough grip on packed snow. Since toes are the first to get cold, this boot features 450-gram KEEN.WARM insulation in the toe area. KEEN.DRY(TM) waterproof breathable membrane Waterproof nubuck upper with 350-gram KEEN.WARM insulation Dual climate rubber outsole
Say farewell to frigid toes with the Keen Summit County II winter boots, thanks to a -40degF comfort rating, waterproof protection and sturdy support for your wintry adventures. Tough waterproofed nubuck leather offers lasting comfort, flexibility and style; high rubber shells and toe caps help protect from the elements. KEEN.DRY(TM) waterproof, breathable membranes keep feet dry and allow perspiration to dissipate before it saturates the inside of the shoe. 400g KEEN.WARM(TM) bamboo fiber/polyester insulation offers warmth and comfort down to -40degF during active use. Thermal heat shield footbeds feature a 3-layer design that helps prevent heat from escaping and helps keep the cold out. Compression-molded EVA midsoles topped with removable EVA footbeds offer shock absorption and padding for all-day comfort. Thermoplastic urethane shanks enhance support and stability for handling changing terrain. the Keen Summit County II boots sport nonmarking, dual-climate rubber outsoles with temperature-sensitive lugs that harden in cold weather to supply better traction on ice. Fit tip: runs about a 1/2 size small.
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