Lacing up the Keen Men’s Targhee Mid II Hiking Boot feels like shifting our feet into four-wheel drive. Their four-millimeter lugs grab rough terrain while the waterproof and breathable Keen. Dry insert keeps our feet dry. The dual-density compression-molded EVA midsoles cushion and absorb shock so we can return to the trailhead without achy feet. The mid-height cut protects our ankle from rolls and twists and Keen’s heel support structure cups the heel so we experience less slippage and blisters.