Can anyone recommend a pair of (ideally flexible) approach shoes for someone with ducks flapper shaped feet? My heal is narrow and my forefoot is kind of square - unlike many people my toes have spread out a little bit with age and I find that the vast majority of mainstream shoes pinch my little toe.
I've seen lots of chat about boots and shoes for wide feet, but these very often have way too much volume in the toebox and still are too curved for my square flappers.
I've tried the usual suspects Scarpa, Sportiva, 5.10, Boreal, Lowa and Meindl. My current walking / all day every day shoe is the Lowa Innox which is nice and flexible around the toes, so not great for scrambling and the sole is not very grippy......
Any advice much appreciated!
> Thanks - don't your feet / heels get sore?
No. Less sweaty without insoles, more comfortable generally.
> Which approach shoes have you found work best in this mode?
Most if not all. I only use insoles in high mountain boots.
I'm a size 12 foot and I have the Crux in a 12. It's not a super close fit, which is great for me as footwear often crushes my little toes. As mentioned above, the lacing system is great and allows you to tune it to your foot.
They're nice to climb in although I'm strictly a low grade uber-punter.
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