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Open the windows for your feet.

Hiking with the Keen Women's Voyageur Hiking Shoes on is like opening the windows and letting cool, fresh air into your stuffy apartment. Unlike many supportive hiking shoes that feel hot and stifling on summer days, the Voyageur Shoes' mesh linings provide breathability for your feet. The ESS shanks on these Keens provide torsional stability as you breeze down the trail, and aggressive 4mm lugs grip rough terrain.

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5 5

Solid All-Around Hiking Shoe

  • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift, but have feedback to share
  • Fit: True to size

I bought these for my mother as a birthday present.

Honestly, she wanted them more as a well supported every day shoe than a dedicated hiking shoe. It's no surprise that they more than deliver as a walk about shoe for daily life - if they are built to handle trails, a sidewalk is going to be no problem.

Fit was true to size for her at a 9.5. Sole is very sturdy and provides plenty of traction. The Charcoal/Sterling Blue color option is nice and understated.

5 5

Life Changer!

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: Runs large

These have changed the hiking game for me. I feel like I can climb any mountain in these shoes. They are VERY comfortable and sturdy. They are great when hiking in loose gravel or rocky terrain. I sizes down half a size and they fit great. Love the look as well!

4 5

womens voyageur runs a little big

  • Gender: Female

I have a few pairs of different style Keen shoes but I think this particular style runs a little big. Maybe a half size big.

I am hiking in this shoe now, but need...

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I am hiking in this shoe now, but need something with a thicker sole because of rocky terrain. Got any suggestions?

Best Answer Responded on

Hi Claudia,

As a general comment that might help you head in the right direction, you may want to consider going with a backpacking boot for rocky terrain, not a hiking shoe/boot. Big difference in comfort and performance. You'll get that thicker and stiffer sole that you need, not to mention the ankle support that will, at some point, be something you're thankful for. Specific to another style- my son has been doing heavy packing in Yosemite, etc for several years in the same pair of Keen Targhee II mids and has been really happy with them. Still holding up and giving him plenty of support. You should also consider a pair of good aftermarket foot-beds. Hope this helped.

Try this one: item # KEN0172

5 5

perfect from the start

I've loved all the Keen shoes I've owned, but this one, the Voyager, is outstanding, like they were made for my feet. The fit, the comfort, and the stability from the moment I put them on had me sold immediately. Bought a second pair for work, where I walk and/or stand the whole day long. Now, the first pair is wearing out, so I'm shopping for pair number three. My only complaint about all my Keen shoes is that I seem to wear down the tread on the heel more quickly than I expect.

5 5

Fabulous grip

I am so impressed by the rugged bottom sole of this hiking shoe. It keeps me from slipping down gravel trails. I feel so more stable in these shoes than I have felt in any other hiking shoes/boots I've ever owned. I did want to comment on the size comments I have read. I wear a 9.5 and bought these in a 10, thinking they ran big as many have said. But my feet swam in the size 10. I am ordering a 9.5 now as my size 10 were burned up in my house fire. The Keen sandals I would recommend ordering a 1/2 size up, but not this particular shoe/boot - order your normal size.

5 5

Most comfortable shoe ever...really!

Like the title says - these are the most comfortable shoes I've ever worn. I have wide feet, making it hard to find comfortable women's shoes. I have two different styles of Keens (the Voyageur and the Presidio? ) that I wear daily and I love them! Even suffered from severe plantar fasciitis for more than a year - nothing worked until I switched to the Keens. They fit my feet perfectly and apparently give the precise support my feet need, as the PF was completely gone within a few months of switching. I wear the Voyageurs everywhere - hiking, biking, daily activities...they are my go-to shoe. I can walk in them all day without fatigue or pain :-) I may wear Keens for the rest of my life :-)

5 5

So far so good

Got these for the lady friend and so far so good. Mainly using them for light backpacking and day hikes. No complaints so far, so sounds like a win to me.

3 5

If you have narrow feet, do not buy these!

These shoes were great for stability, support and overall ruggedness. However, I have little/narrow feet and these suckers gave me blisters…a lot of them! I tried breaking them in (just like my smart boyfriend told me to), but even after several multi-day backpacking trips, I still got blisters. If you've got normal to wider feet I would definitely recommend. Happy hiking!! :)

2 5

Do not hold up very well

I loved these shoes when I bought them 6 months ago but they are already falling apart. Will not buy Keen again. Usually buy Merrill...

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totally agree! the corner of the sole on my Keen Voyageurs started to separate after my first day hike in Point Reyes (easy terrain). I ignored it at first, reasoning I could just super glue it back together. I never got around to it though, and, after a summer of weekend hiking, it's just continued to get worse and worse. I love the fit and would prefer to not have to gamble on finding another well-fitting shoe, but I'm reluctant to buy another pair of Keen Voyageurs and have them fall apart after maybe 200 miles or so.

5 5

Awesome shoe, but not wide enough

I ordered these for my mom because she has an extremely hard time finding shoes that are wide enough. She normally wears a 6 1/2. Unfortunately they didn't work out. The heel was wide enough, but the toe area was not. I really wish Keen would make a wide specific shoe. Other than that, everything was great. Super fast shipping and wonderful customer service.

I got the Voyageur and the Targhee II --...

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I got the Voyageur and the Targhee II -- trying to decide between them... I have a week of hiking coming up in October in Utah (not backpacking, so won't be carrying much) and am nervous my feet will be too warm in the Targhee. But I live in the Northeast and tend to hike in cooler weather. Thoughts?? Thanks!

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October in UT is usually cool so overheating isn't too big of a worry.

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The best thing you could do is wear a good pair of socks made out of merino wool. These socks will keep your foot drier and that will keep your foot cooler in the warmer weather or warmer in cooler weather.
KEEN makes some awesome socks that are left and rights so they fit great and are made out of Merino wool, they are called the Bellingham sock and they come in different heights and weights. I would recommend the Bellingham Crew Lite.

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The best thing you could do is wear a good pair of socks made out of merino wool. These socks will keep your foot drier and that will keep your foot cooler in the warmer weather or warmer in cooler weather.
KEEN makes some awesome socks that are left and rights so they fit great and are made out of Merino wool, they are called the Bellingham sock and they come in different heights and weights. I would recommend the Bellingham Crew Lite.

Responded on

The best thing you could do is wear a good pair of socks made out of merino wool. These socks will keep your foot drier and that will keep your foot cooler in the warmer weather or warmer in cooler weather.
KEEN makes some awesome socks that are left and rights so they fit great and are made out of Merino wool, they are called the Bellingham sock and they come in different heights and weights. I would recommend the Bellingham Crew Lite.

Responded on

The best thing you could do is wear a good pair of socks made out of merino wool. These socks will keep your foot drier and that will keep your foot cooler in the warmer weather or warmer in cooler weather.
KEEN makes some awesome socks that are left and rights so they fit great and are made out of Merino wool, they are called the Bellingham sock and they come in different heights and weights. I would recommend the Bellingham Crew Lite.

5 5

Can't stop using them

After using myself keen shoes for a while I convinced my wife to try them, she's been using them since they arrived! She even says she stopped feeling pain in the lower back when she started using these shoes.

what is the difference between the Keen...

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what is the difference between the Keen Voyageur and the Keen Alamosa?

Responded on

Hey Nancy,
The Alamosa has a smaller toe cap, so it's not as bulky as the Voyageur and across the forefoot of the Alamosa there is 2 to 3 mm less volume, it's the same width but less volume. Why does KEEN do this? They feel the person using the Alamosa over the Voyageur is going to be a little more active ie. they may run up a hill, instead of walking, so the want the forefoot to be more secure, more agile.
KEEN also rounds the soles corners for the same reason on the Alamosa. They both a very stable and use a stone bruising plate in the midsole.
The Alamosa looks more sporty too, kind of a cross between a trail running shoe and a full on hiking shoe. I hope this helps.

Thanks, Jerry

3 5

Old design is better

I loved my old pair of Voyageurs so of course I bought a new pair after my old ones went to shoe heaven. The new pair are good but not great, they lack the same cushioning in the heel/ankle area, so it doesn't hug the foot as much. Previously I could using normal socks and it felt comfortable, but now I have to wear thick socks. Shame... i really did want to love them.

5 5

I love them.

I ordered these in the Charcoal/Sterling Blue. I love them!! I find that Keen shoes run large. I originally ordered a size 7 and my feet swam in them. I returned them for a size 6 and they fit well. They were comfortable from the moment I put them on. I've worn them on several short hikes (2-3 hours) over rough terrain, rocks, roots, logs, up and down fairly steep inclines, etc., and they were very comfortable. I've also worn them on a day-long mall outing (yuck) because they are so supportive and comfortable, and they served me very well there too. I've taken to wearing them for walking on the track in the evenings instead of my sneakers! I love the way they look and I love the way they feel. I would definitely recommend them. Also a word for Backcountry...I love them...great service, helpful, free and very fast delivery, easy returns.

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Thanks for your story. I was trying to figure out if I should get a 6 or a 7, since there were no 6 1/2's left. The charts say I should get a 6, although I usually buy a 6 1/2. So I will follow what you and the charts say, and get a 6.

5 5

Great/Comfortable Shoe

Great/comfortable shoe right out of the box.
Fit for me, at least, was true to size.

5 5

Happy Feet

Was looking for a good hiking boot and found it! Not only great for hiking, but for walking. I broke these in on a trip to New York City. My Keens covered a lot of ground and were comfortable and gave my feet great support. Can't wait to get out on the hiking trails, as I live out in the Pacific Northwest. You can't go wrong with these boots. Do as the other reviews suggest, go up 1/2 a size.

I wear orthotics. Are the insoles...

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I wear orthotics. Are the insoles removable?

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Yes the insoles are removable.

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