I was really excited to get these shoes in the mail because they appeared to have all of the typical features I look for in a winter shoe. Unfortunately, they don't seem to follow the typical KEEN fit. The toe box is unusually tight. I don't have wide feet and can usually wear any brand of running shoe, but my toes actually feel as though they've been stuffed in a tigh pillow box and threaten to fall asleep on me when I put the shoes on. Also, the laces are too short to get a good cinch on. In addition, the laces need one more eyelet at the top to get a good fit. The opening at the ankle is so wide that, combined with low-sitting laces, I have a difficult time tightening the shoe to where my heel doesn't slip. Sadly, I think I'll return them as I've been avoiding wearing them. I ordered slightly large for me, but the toes are tight and if I go any larger, my foot won't stay in it. It's otherwise a very smooth, nice looking shoe with a great in & out sole.