AT/Randonee Boot Fit

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Re: AT/Randonee Boot Fit

Postby George James » Thu Oct 07, 2010 3:45 pm

I'm sure the other guys/services mentioned above are very worthy as well, but +100 for Larry!

http://www.larrybootfitting.com/
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Re: AT/Randonee Boot Fit

Postby LovetheMountains » Thu Oct 07, 2010 7:43 pm

I don't have too much to add, but wanted to note that my experience wasn't great with Larry. I drove all the way up there, wasted all day waiting (not the worst thing when you're in Boulder) and walked away with a boot that was no better than when I brought it in. I was in terrible pain. I wasn't impressed with the level of service while I was there, and clearly not impressed with the results.
I eventually took them to Ski and Golf to return them, but the guy there spent a ton of time helping me out, and they feel perfect now!
I agree with everyone who says don't go up a shell size. I have such small feet that I always wore boots that were too big, and had no control.
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Re: AT/Randonee Boot Fit

Postby mtnfiend » Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:17 am

benners wrote:If I were you I'd head to Bent Gate Mountaineering in Golden and talk to John, he's been fitting AT boots to people's feet for a long time and is an expert at getting the right boot to fit your foot, I had an awesome experience working with him.


+1 John was very helpful for me as well. Although, he's not their only resource. I know a few of the other employees are knowledgeable as well.
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