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Jan 6, 2013
Soloing upper tiers of Hayes falls
I have used my Invernos for Ice/Snow for a few years now, and they do the job. The only problem is that the inner liner slips about an inch from the outer shell when I crank on them hard. If I cinch down the outer shell to the point where there is virtually no slip between the liner and shell, I loose blood flow to my feet within an hour.

Anyone else have a similar problem, or suggestions to a solution?
Arianne Hendrick
From North Pole, AK
Joined Jan 30, 2012
20 points
Jan 6, 2013
An inch of slip sounds like they are simply too big for you, at least for technical ice. But that being said, I doubt an insulated plastic double boot will ever be as precise as a thinner single boot. DannyUncanny
From Vancouver
Joined Aug 27, 2010
78 points
Jan 7, 2013
Scarps are built for those with wide feet. It sounds like your heels are not thick enough for the boot.
Either
-look in to another brand and boot (la Sportivas are skinny)

-tape up your heel to fill up the extra space,

-you may have to look in to an heel insert for your boot.

-lastly the Invernos is an plastic boot your local ski shop might...might, be able to heat the boot and press in the heel to better fit your foot.
Jeff J
From Bozeman
Joined Sep 15, 2010
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