I've been wearing Oboz Bridger Mid BDry Hiking Boots for a few months now and I've recently noticed that the arch area of the insole has been irritating the arch of my feet. Typically about 5 miles into my hikes, I start to feel the irritation. It hasn't created blisters but has formed hot spots which I proactively cover with moleskin. I had the shoes fitted for me at REI and also have synthetic socks that are tight-fitting. I noticed that the edge of the insole is somewhat rough/ragged in the arch area - maybe that is the source of the irritation? Has anyone else experienced this? What would you recommend doing to prevent the arch irritation?
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