Keen Helena Boots - Women's


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In the Keen Women's Helena Boots there are no snow banks too deep, no mornings too cold, no inclines you won't summit in search of winter fun. Uncompromisingly warm and reliably protective, these adorable snow boots are itching to get out and play.

KEEN.WARM Trapolater underfoot insulation (a new and patent-pending technology) is paired up with 200 grams of KEEN.WARM insulation for the ultimate in cozy warmth and comfort even in the deepest days on long winter. The beautiful nubuck leather sheds the elements effortlessly while a KEEN.DRY waterproof, breathable membrane keeps feet comfortable and dry in any weather. The faux fur cuff is both fashionable as well as plush feeling and the molded midsole and stability shank make for a supportive, cushioned ride. With a dual climate rubber outsole that hardens or softens depending on the terrain, the Keen Helena Boot for women gives you aggressive, reliable traction wherever you go wandering this winter.


  • Upper: waterproof nubuck
  • Midsole: compression molded EVA
  • Footbed: removable EVA metatomical
  • Lining: faux fur
  • Insulation: 200g KEEN.WARM
  • KEEN.DRY™ waterproof breathable membrane
  • Heat Trapulator underfoot insulation system
  • TPU stability shank
  • 4mm multi directional traction lugs
  • Outsole: dual climate and ice traction rubber

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Review Summary

4.2 out of 5

5 Reviews

  • warm: 2
  • waterproof: 2
  • good soles for traction in snow: 1
  • good support: 1

  • difficult to put on: 1
  • hard to get on: 1
  • lace-up feature: 1
  • tight across instep: 1

5 Ratings & Reviews


October 18, 2012

I have been looking for a pair of comfortable winter boots, particularly for apres ski wear. I want nothing more than to end a day of skiing by putting my feet into a pair of warm, comfortable, cushy boots. After reading the reviews for the Keen Helena Boot, I thought this was the boot for me. Unfortunately, like a previous reviewer, I found the boot very difficult to get on and due to the stiff tongue and tight upper, I found the boot fairly uncomfortable even after it was on. I also did not like the lace up feature - even though the boot was tight fitting across the upper part of my foot, it felt like I couldn't tie the lace tightly enough to feel comfortable on the lower part of my leg. Most of my disappointment is probably because I am a huge Keen fan and never thought I would experience this much discomfort from a Keen product. I am certain that this is a high quality, sturdy and warm boot. And, it's very cute! It's just not for me. I would not recommend this item.

Pros: sturdy construction, warm, good soles for traction in snow, waterproof, Cons: difficult to put on, tight upper, lace-up feature
from Austin, TX
45-54 yrs

Warm, sturdy but hard to put on
January 09, 2012

Let me say that I am an avid Keen wearer. I must own 6 or more pairs and I reviewed these boots on several sites before making my decision. Here is the good part. The foot bed is the traditional Keen footbed which means they have good support and your feet won't hurt wearing them. I wore them with just a light pair of smart wool socks and they were also incredibly warm. They are sturdy and waterproof. Unfortunately I made the mistake of only trying on the right one out of the box and thought they were Ok so threw the box out. When I went to wear them the first time I had the hardest time getting my left foot into the left shoe. The problem is that the tongue is attached and doesn't offer much flex to get your foot in. I find the portion of the shoe across the top of the instep to be very tight. Worse so for me because I have nerve damage there from a surgery. Since I was stuck with boots I made the best of it and finally got my foot into it. I decided to wear them around the house to see if I could get them to loosen up a bit. I'm happy to report that once on my feet they were pretty comfortable (although still tight across the instep) but did loosen up some a few hours later. I still cannot get them on without a huge fight so this is the biggest drawback. My feet are medium width so if you are narrow might not be a problem for you. I do love Keens and the shoe overall is great it just needs a mechanism to be able to get your foot in easier. I'm not sure but maybe ordering a half size bigger would have helped. I don't think I would buy them again for me because of this issue but I still think they would probably be great for those with narrower feet.

Pros: warm, waterproof, sturdy, good support, Cons: hard to get on, tight across instep

from Lake Zurich, IL

Cute Boots!
January 03, 2012

I bought the woodrose/fudge color to coordinate with a pink jacket and pants. Subtle color is very pretty. The boots are very warm with plenty of room in the toe box area. I ordered a half size up to accommodate heavier socks— nice fit.


from Canada
35-44 yrs

Happy Feet:))
December 03, 2011

Once again Keen makes an amazing winter boot. These boots are not only stylish but have a great sole for ice/snow. They are also so warm and cozy for those cold winter days.

from miami beach,fl
45-54 yrs

best purchase ever
March 12, 2013

I'm very happy with my boots.There are comfortable.My boots are very warm and just for snow. The size was just right for my foot. The shipping was very fast.thank you

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Fudge/ Woodrose, Java/ Burnt Henna, Jet Black/ Dark Shadow and Midnight Navy/ Bluestone.

Available sizes, while supplies last, include size 5, size 5.5, size 6, size 6.5, size 7, size 7.5, size 8, size 8.5, size 9, size 9.5, size 10, size 10.5 and size 11: 5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11.

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