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    Default Any other guys with narrow feet?

    I am tough to fit as far as footwear in concerned. I have long and very narrow feet. In street shoes, I'm a 13-A if I can get it.

    Are there any hiking boots or shoes that you could recommend to a person with these challenges?

    Thanks in advance.

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    I have a similar problem, Most off the shelf boots are too wide for me so when I have to side step my foot rolls inside the boot. Very annoying.

    I found Scarpa boots to be cut narrow, but their expensive and I can only find them online now. Plus their the only boot I've used which have stayed waterproof through their entire useful life. I typically just wear the tread off them.
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    I've found the Salomon model X Ultra 3 (a "standard" fit width per mfg) fit my narrow feet pretty well. The X Ultra 3 is called a "standard" fit, which would typically be a "D" width in men's shoes, but it fits my narrow ("B" width?) 11 1/2 feet well with hiking socks. Some people don't like the speed lacing system, but I've actually found it really good after being reluctant at first. They also have a model called Outline which is even narrower. REI carries pretty much everything Salomon makes. Might be worth a try as REI will take returns if they don't wind up fitting well.

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    14A here. Altras actually fit me pretty well. I’ll be starting my thru in Superior 3.5s and will transition to Timp 1.5s after that first pair wears out.
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    Danner and New Balance make narrow widths.

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    +1 for Salomon shoes. Many of theirs are quite narrow, whether they call them medium or not.

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    I'm also a 13 narrow. I've had best luck with La Sportiva. It seems that narrow sizing is more common in European shoes. I've also had good luck with North Face.

    Here is a good link that should help:
    https://www.outsideonline.com/177979...st-narrow-foot

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    Guys, I really appreciate all the good reports. Thanks much for your replies.

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    I'm a 12B and hike in Asics trail runners because Asics come narrower than a lot of other shoes, and finding B-widths in my area is difficult. I like to try my shoes on before purchasing, rather than hoping for a fitting pair purchased online, only to have to return them later.
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    I've tried many brands for my 13 narrow foot and Altra Timp 1.5 has been the best fit, followed by Oboz & La Sportiva.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoFlo View Post
    I've tried many brands for my 13 narrow foot and Altra Timp 1.5 has been the best fit, followed by Oboz & La Sportiva.
    I wound up with a pair of Altra Timp 1.5s that I got direct from Altra on sale for about half price. They came yesterday and they fit great. I think I'm going to like these. Trying them out next weekend from Springer to Gooch Gap. We'll see. Thanks for all the recommendations.

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