/ winter mountain boots
I'm looking for a pair of boots for Scottish winter climbing and after some advice. I used to have some Asolo plastics and found them ok but there seems to be so many different types round these days it's all a little confusing! I want a pair to do it all I guess, mixed routes, bit of ice and just long days in the mountains. I know this may be stating the obvious but I want them warm as I do get cold feet! I'll be hunting ebay and the sales forum on here for a pair so any info on what to look out for regarding sizing would be a lot of help.
I've seen the LaSportiva boots and they do seen to fit the bill. One thing I've read a couple of times is about the fit of them, do they run to normal street shoe sizes, i.e. I'm a 10 so should a 10 in them fit?
I'll echo the advice above though. Go to a shop and try several on and pick the best fitting pair, boots are one thing you don't want to scrimp on as they can really make or break your day. If you speak to the shop assistant and explain that you maybe can't afford the full price then they'll generally knock a bit off for you, after all any sale is better than no sale.
agree with those 2 above who recommend boots with integrated gaiters. several companies doing them these days so not hard to find a decent fit.
I've heard that said about LaSportiva boots "if they fit your foot" or "if you have Sportiva feet!" Is it just a case of them having a very different fitting or are they sized weirdly?
same with any boot, "if it fits your foot"
Get yourself to a decent boot retailer that can measure your feet up and get you to try on as many boots as possible. I was just lucky with getting a good fit in the Nepal Evo.
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