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Classic Boots

Gear West offers a complete selection of classic Nordic boots to help you achieve your desired skiing experience. Whether you’re looking to race at the Elite level, or enjoy gliding through the woods we pride ourselves in stocking a wide variety of options to ensure your classic Nordic boots fit perfectly.

Classic style Nordic ski boots should fit similar to a running shoe, or hiking boot. Sung, yet comfortable! We typically recommend leaving about a thumbs width of space towards the toe. This will allow you to wear a thicker sock for improved warmth and comfort. Racing & performance classic Nordic boots will look most similar to a shoe. They rise just above the ankle allowing the joint to flex for ideal grip or “kick” when propelling skis down a groomed trail. Touring and Back Country style classic Nordic boots will rise higher above the ankle for improved stability & confidence both in track, or off-trail. Both categories of classic Nordic cross country ski boots will flexible in the forefoot for improved comfort while striding.

A wide variety of choices does not always make decision making easy, that’s why we’re here to help! Call 1-877-473-4327, email info@gearwest.com, or visit us in-store to talk with one of our Nordic boot experts that can help you find your ideal pair.