to select the right type of boot
you look for a new pair of boots you need to
consider what you want to do with them.
Pay attention to your personal requirements
when it comes to weight,
flex & Torsion, waterproofness and also
An overrated boot is a such bad choice as an
underrated one. The best boots are those that
most closely match the shape of your feet and
have the support and flex to match the terrain
vary so enormously that the only way to check
if a pair of boots fit is to try them
on. There are many different sizing
systems, the conversion
table will help you to find your way trough
this labyrinth. Sizing systems vary also from
boot category to category.
Mountaineering boots are different from backpacking
boots which, in turn, are different from hiking
Size also varies according to the type of last
used. Mountain boots have larger and higher
lasts than hill or valley boot and ladies boots
are built on a last having a higher instep and
narrower heel and ankle.
Our collection of Technical footwear
is ordered by different categories:
in every category you find different styles,
despite that some boots may look similar there
are significant differences in performance.
Some may have a technical Flex & Torsion,
others may be insulated or feature special soles
for winter use.
Therefore it is important to consider the technical
specifications indicated beside every
model in our catalogue section.
More detailed information is available on the
We recommend to follow
our Buyers Guide before going to the store,
it may help you to understand what you are looking
for before you leave to climb Mountain Everest
in a pair of sandals!
Two simple questions bring you
to consider different issues that will lead
you to the right choice: