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Summer’s just a short couple of weeks away and we’re looking forward to sandy beaches and urban trails around the city.

KEEN has revamped the Newport H2, a hybrid water sandal/hiker that helped propel the Portland, Oregon-based outwear company into a globally-recognized leader in comfortable footwear. For women, the Astoria West Sandal takes its design from the Newport but adds a heel lift and an elasticized band at the back of the ankle for added stability.

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Men’s Newport H2

Back 2003, KEEN’s founders asked the question, “Can a sandal protect your toes?” More specifically, can it protect you when you’re out on a sailboat (a place not particularly friendly to vulnerable toes)? And so the Newport H2 was born.

The Newport H2’s support, breathability and functionality go hand in hand to make this one of the most popular models in the collection.

KEEN Newport H2
[Olive/Drab Canteen]

The Newport H2 is perfect for summer outings, from beach days to urban hikes!

KEEN Newport H2

The compression-molded EVA midsole and non-marking, high-traction rubber outsole help to improve grip when wet.

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[India Ink/Rust]

They’re made from PFC-free materials and can be machine-washed on gentle cycle.

Key Features

– No Stubbed Toes: The iconic toe bumper protects toes from rocks and debris.
– Out-of-the-Box Comfort: Generous space across the forefoot and a secure heel fit
– Quick-cinch, lace-lock bungee design for an instant secure fit
– Multi-directional lug pattern with razor siping
– Eco anti-odor for natural odor control
– Original Fit–Iconic KEEN fit with generous space across forefoot for toes to spread out

KEEN Newport H2

There’s over a dozen colour combinations to choose from in sizes 7 to 17 (including half sizes); CAD $140/US $104

KEEN Newport H2
[Bison/Wet Sand]

The Newport H2’s are also available for women, big kids, little kids and toddlers in an array of colours and sizing.

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Women’s Astoria West Sandal

As mentioned above, KEEN’s Astoria West takes the Newport H2 and adds a heel lift and a women’s-specific contoured fit, with slip-resistant grip, cushioned support, and quick-dry recycled plastic webbing.

Women’s Astoria West Sandal
[Desert Sage Multi]

The slip-on design is similar to the Newport H2 as well, with EVA strobel for added cushioning.

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[Navy/Beveled Glass]

Women’s Astoria West Sandal
[Forest Night/Ibis Rose]

Key Features

– Recycled PET plastic bungee cord and lace-lock system
– Aquagrip rubber with Aqua Stop zonal siping for maximum traction on wet surfaces
– Stability shank delivers lightweight support
– Eco Anti-odor for natural odor control

Women’s Astoria West Sandal

As with many of KEEN’s water shoes, they are machine washable on gentle cycle with a small amount of detergent, followed by air drying.

Women’s Astoria West Sandal
[Andorra/Red Dahlia]

The Astoria West comes in eight colour combinations in sizes 5 to 12 (including half sizes); CAD $130/US $104

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Visit KEEN online for more styles, store locator and ordering.

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