/ New AT touring boots for clunky feet
You did try just the shell, roight?
Always as in ALWAYS, start with shell-fit (ie. take out the liner and get a feel if the shell is the correct size).
La Sportiva are good for me - high volume mid-foot, close in the heel and ankle.
I've got broad feet and was fitted with a pair of Scott Cosmos, can't recommend them enough! =o)
Ummm, kinda what HeMa said. I have wide-ish feet & just bought LaSportiva Spectres which are great after the inners were heat moulded. Good ski boot and very light.
I have broad high feet. Garmont Cosmos, which became Scott Cosmos, fit me brilliantly.
And aren't they magnificent! I've had two weeks in them so far and love them. Very comfy, light and loads of flex on the up and very stiff on the way down.
Only down side is the price.
Thanks for the advice. Will look to see if I can find a pair of cosmos to try. Think the spectres are a bit out of my price range....
You haven't mentioned custom footbeds and heat mouldable liners (eg intuition) which can sort most feet out assuming the shells are correct. If by middle of the foot you mean 6th metatarsal then a competent fitter can blow the shell.
Anyone tried out Dynafit Ones? Found a good deal on a pair and wondering how good of a fit they would be.
Im not sure where your located, but do try BD boots. I have the same problem as you, maybe not as bad as you suggest but the BD Prime boots gave me a MUCh better fit than the Scarpas i originally had.
Blah blah blah recommendations, blah, blah, blah following random advice, blah blah blah same thing I've said a million times.
Now once i've got that out of the way. Ignore everything else and go to a good bootfitter and tell him what you want. Listen to what he says and then buy what he recommends following a proper boot fitting session. Expect this to take in order of 2+ hours depending on how awkward your feet are. Everything else is irrelevant, including your sense of comfort trying them on without GOOD professional guidance.
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