Hi guys! I have a very simple question, and I tried really hard to find an answer before I subjected you guys to this. I searched this forum for an answer, and was unsuccessful. I tried Keen's "Live Chat", but the "Chat" function is not enabled, and it only allowed an email, not a chat. My email response said to expect an answer within 14 days, but if it was urgent, I could call, which I did. After sitting on hold for a full half-hour (not exaggerating. Using my work Skype which displays a timer on every call), listening to garbled "muzak", I received the message that they had too many calls and mine would be dropped, but I could try later.
Sooo...on to my question: I am contemplating the purchase of Keen Newport H2 water shoes from the REI Used site. How does the Newport H2 compare in sizing to the Targhee Vent? I have a pair of Targhee Vents already and this will help me to order the correct size of Newports.
Thanks as always!
@Rob6 super appreciate all of the work you put into trying to find this answer on your own without "bugging" us! That said, we're always happy to consult!
In general, and you likely already know this, Keens tend to run ~1/2 size small, so we typically advise sizing up. Since you already have a pair of Keen Targhee Vents and know how they fit, we'd recommend sticking with the same size you have when you purchase the Newport H2 sandals. With that said, here's our disclaimer: although the length and last should be similar between the two models, sandals will always feel/fit a bit different from fully enclosed shoes!
We hope this helps!
Thanks @REI-JenK ! It definitely helps. But I'm holding you personally responsible if the Newport H2's don't fit as expected. 😁