Rated3out of5byMTGypsyGirlfromThe Good, the Bad and the UglyI used these a dozen times this winter on outings of 12-16 miles.
They were a big improvement over my other boots and seem well made ... kept feet warm and secure.
The Bad: Really bothered my foot at the toe crease line, especially the right foot.
At the end of the season I noticed a bony growth forming at the base of my right big toe - not cool. I suppose it was just too many miles for my toe to tolerate the painful toe crease of the boot. Needless to say I won't be using them next year.
I suggest you try them on in a store and do a lot of foot flexing as you do when skiing.
Date published: 2014-04-14
Rated4out of5byscloydfromFollow up reviewI've worn the boots 3 times now and their perfect. I wear one pair of Merino wool socks and my feet stay warm the entire time I'm out, usually about 90 minutes. I have no complaints.
Date published: 2013-12-24
Rated4out of5byscloydfromStill waiting for snow - Sizing ReviewStill waiting for our first snow, so I can't review them on their performance.
This review is about the sizing. Even though I wear a 10.5/45 EUR (every other kind of shoe) I ordered an 11/46 EUR due to the thicker socks I wear while skiing. They fit perfectly and are not too snug. Hopefully that helps anyone who is concerned about sizing.
Bring on the snow!!!
Date published: 2013-12-06
Rated5out of5byOld Dog 47fromA good testI really put these new shoes to the test in Colorado. I was skate skiing at Ghost Mt. Ranch near Granby CO and the boots, while not skate specific, had the side support needed and did OK. I am sure they would be ideal for classic. The test was when I was dumb enough to follow my brother-in-law who had classic skis out on a frozen lake. He stayed on top with his wide skis and I sunk to the waist. My ski was turned backwards and came off as I pulled my foot out. I was so afraid that I broke the binding on the ski or ripped the binding on the boot but neither occurred! You never go wrong buying good equipment.
Date published: 2013-04-03
Rated4out of5bybronwenhfromNo snow, no opportunity to test.catch me next season!
Date published: 2013-03-27
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