For over 15 years, KEEN has produced market-leading outdoor footwear known for its innovation, craftsmanship, comfort, and durability.
After introducing its first dedicated backpacking boot for men to high acclaim in Spring 19, for FW 2019 KEEN proudly add a women’s version to this premium line. The new Karraig WP (€189.95) boot for women blends the performance and comfort of KEEN’s proven hiking footwear with the brands’ most advanced technical features to date, offering sure-footed control and protection to allow fearless females to go further into nature and tackle even the most ambitious and demanding multi-day adventures in the back country this season.
Offering ‘best in class’ feel, the women’s specific Karraig is part of KEEN’s growing authorative and globally influential generation of comfort hiking product built in and produced for Europe. Proudly designed in the global capital of premium outdoor footwear manufacturing, Montebelluna Italy, this flagship model has been specifically built for challenging ascents and backpacking trips on demanding terrain. Constructed with a gender specific last, the fit of the new women’s Karraig has been carefully adapted to for the female form, with reduced height through the achiles and collar for incredible comfort and second to none performance. A waterproof premium leather and performance mesh upper and higher rebound PU midsole deliver durability and resilient cushioning, whilst a full length board last provides added stability and protection you can rely on when traversing undulating terrains. Featuring the unique combination of an integrated dynamic ankle support, contoured heel lock and an additional lace locking eyelet, the Karraig offers security, adjustability and a precision feel like no other.
A KEEN.ALL-TERRAIN rubber outsole with aggressive lugs provides durability and reliable traction, with a heel brake system that helps offer control on the descent. A KEEN.DRY waterproof, breathable membrane and breathable mesh lining featuring Eco Odor Control with Cleansport NXT, keeps feet sweet, comfortable and dry even in warm or inclement conditions with no use of harmful PFCs. Featuring asymmetrical lacing with lace locking eyelet and speed hooks for a truly natural and responsive fit, a removable dual density EVA footbed with arch support delivers all day comfort and a flawless fit. Classically styled with KEEN’s distinctive design in its DNA, the Karraig features a high abrasion rubber tip, providing added durability and protection on challenging approaches.
Promising comfort straight from the box, the Karraig has been designed to offer an incredible fit all around the foot and comfortable space in the forefoot area, crucial for comfort on longer treks and climbs. Simply follow KEEN’s definitive three step lacing process for a great fit:
The women’s Karraig will be available from late summer 2019 at KEEN retail partners and from www.keenfootwear.com.