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Hotronics work great. You don't even know they're in there. In the
Catskills region, Keith, the owner of The Pro Ski and Ride by Huntah IS the
best in the area if he wants to try a different fitter.

Chris Silvester
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On Nov 19, 2016 19:11, "Sharon Heller" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> He got his boots fit by supposedly "The Best" bootfitter in the area.
> Everyone raves about this guy but I don't think he's anything special.
>
> How may patrollers use AT boots? He's thinking that may be a better bet.
> He's so unhappy with his fancy boots (and I've seen him whining and he's
> not usually a whiner) that he's ready to buy something else.
>
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 8:56 PM, Skip King <[log in to unmask]
> > wrote:
>
>> On 11/18/2016 8:37 PM, Matthew Kulas wrote:
>>
>>> If he can't wiggle his toes, they're probably too small. There are some
>>> heating options here:
>>> http://www.artechski.com/ski-boot-heaters/
>>>
>>
>> As an ex pro patroller, out in all weathers... allow me to offer a few
>> thoughts.
>>
>> 1) Fit and alignment are everything (almost... see below). Improper
>> alignment of the foot can impede blood circulation, and blood circulation
>> is one of the keys to warm feet. LASH's friend should visit a GOOD
>> bootfitter and make certain that his/her feet have proper alignment in the
>> boot - a proper footbed, a properly adjusted shell, and a liner that
>> supports both.
>>
>> 2) Boots and liners must be dry. Moisture is a wonderful vector for
>> sucking heat.. which means cold. If he/she is setting out in damp boots in
>> the morning, it's only going to get worse as the day progresses. Boots
>> liners should, in some manner, be dried every night, and feet should be
>> attended to in such a manner as they don't contribute to the problem.
>>
>> 3) Pursuant to (2, dry socks and antiperspirant on the feet helps a lot.
>>
>> 4) If all else fails, external boot muffs or internal foot warmers MAY
>> help. Just be advised that these can make your feet sweat, and your feet
>> will get cold again.
>>
>> 5) Re-read (1.
>>
>>
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