To help you choose the right shoe size the first time we have created this size guide for you because shoe sizes can vary from brand to brand meaning that in one brand you will fit i.g. a size US 8.5 and in another brand you will fit a US 9.5. Also remember to try out the online shoe size calculator.
Keen Newport H2 sandals
If you’re in the market for a new pair of sandals, then you might be interested in learning about Keen Newport H2. This article will help you understand what these sandals are all about and tell you whether they might be right for your particular needs.
Do Keen Newport H2 sandals run small or big?
To help you answer that question we have compared Keen’s shoe sizes to Nike’s shoe sizes.
Women: Compared to Nike, Keen’s sizing tend to run a bit small. So buy your Keen Newport H2 sandals in 0.5 US size larger than your Nike shoes.
Men: Compared to Nike, Keen’s shoe and boot sizing is almost the same size, so you can go ahead and buy your Keen Newport H2 sandals in the same size as your Nike shoes.
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What is the difference between Keen’s Newport and Newport H2 sandals?
The main difference is that the H2 version is built for water and that is why the materials used is a bit different. The original Newport sandals has leather straps where the H2 version has straps made from Nylon and microfiber. The footbed is also a bit different as the H2 has a EVA footbed where the original Newport has a microfiber footbed. As a result, the H2 is much more suited for wearing in water and other wet areas as it will dry quicker.
Other than that, the Newport and Newport H2 are quite similar in comfort and fit.
- Toe protection
- Non-marking grippy siped outsole
- EVA midsole
- quick-dry lining
Are Keen Newport H2 good for kayaking?
These sandals offers you great protection and support to your feet when kayaking which is essential when you go on a more challenging paddle trip.
Are Keen Newport H2 good for hiking?
If you are serious about hiking then we would recommend that you buy a real pair of hiking boots, however, the Newport H2 sandals offers great traction with their razor-siped outsole and can be a great substitute for your boots.
Can I wash my Keen Newport H2 sandals in the washer?
Yes, you can wash your Newport H2 sandals in the washing machine. Just make sure that you set it to gentle cycle and use a small amount of detergent. Air dry.
Are Keen Newport H2 worth the money?
If you are looking for a highly versatile pair of sandals with toe protection that can be worn in or out of the water, then these sandals might be the right match for you.