Keen initially focused on outdoor and water activities, and offered products for many outdoor activities as well as lifestyle shoes. They later expanded to a variety of styles, casual and cold-weather footwear, bags, and clothing, including safety work footwear, such as the Keen Utility Tacoma work boots. Keen remains headquarted in the United States, currently in Portland, Oregon. The company has grown immensely since it's inception in 2003.
Keen and performance footwear have been synonymous since 2003, when founders Rory Fuerst and Martin Keen initiated production of the Newport and Newport H2 multi-sport sandal, initially designed for nautical and other outdoor adventures. Keen has evolved into a company that now ships quality active styles, for men, women and children throughout the world including; hiking boots, sandals, cold-weather, lifestyle, casual and safety work footwear. Keen’s are constructed with breathable materials, adjustability options for ideal fit, anatomically-shaped footbeds and rugged non-marking rubber outsoles for maximum traction on various terrain(s). Whether you’re camping, hiking or walking, Roderer Shoe Center carries a full range of Keen footwear in sizes and styles designed for your next adventure. You can go kayaking in the whisper, tackle a mountain while wearing your favorite targheehiking shoe, relax in your favorite presidio, and travel around with the classic newport.