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DefreeskiI like the way the Panterra fits but I don't want the hiking feature since I ski mainly only park.. So I figured the IL Moro would be a good boot to goto since it is very similar in design just 3 buckles. (From what I can see online the 3 buckles sit exactly the same as the panterra minus the toe buckle.)
gbloomersget some full tilts... i had similar issues untill i bought some drop kicks.
The wire buckling system wraps round your foot to give a more even pressure, unlike conventional buckles which can just pinch your foot in one particular place.
onenerdykidFor starters, what other boots have you tried on? Just "park" boots? Or "normal" boots too? Please name them if you can.
The bones at your instep area are very sensitive (obviously) and you really need to support your foot from underneath in order to keep them falling into a part of the shell where they don't belong (this only takes a couple of millimeters). So, you also need to invest in a good footbed that properly supports your foot. Without one, you will have this problem in the right boot for you.
LemuelThe IL Moro and Panterra are completely different boots. If the panterra felt pretty good, then the IL Moro will definitely not work for you. Is the walk feature the only thing you dislike about the Panterra?
And as OneNerdy said, invest in a good footbed. They definitely work wonders.
DefreeskiI really haven't tried any park boots actually. I've tried on the Panterra 120 and Avanti 120 from Dalbello, all the XMax and XPro's from Salomon, Nordica NRGY Pro 4 which felt pretty good actually and Tecnica Mach1 120 MV. I can't remember the name of the Atomic boots I tried on but I hated all of them and my feet have never felt good in Lange's. I'm hesitant to completely trust the bootfitters at my local shop and the closest other one to me is about 2 hours away.
I have always had a custom footbed and I tried all of them on with my current footbed.
The thing that is hard is that I live in Delaware and not many people ski like I do from here so in my local shop we don't really have any "park specific" boots