Treat Your Feet Right

Great gear will only get you so far. Be kind to what you put in it. Here are some tips for taking care of your feet on the slopes.

Nov 14, 2012
Outside Magazine

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There's a reason it feels so good to take off your boots at the end of a long day on the mountain. It's torture in there for your feet. Squished into an unnatural positon while you slog through snow, ice, and water; it's a wonder they don't fall right off (something that's been known to happen in more extreme conditions). Stave off cramps and frostbite with these helpful tips: