Agree about smartwool now gone shoddy. Teko hikers and the winter weight ones are Excellent. Bridgedales ok but for me wore out and gained a few holes too quickly. I am going to try darn tough next as I haven't seen a poor review of them tbh, plus a lifetime warranty cant wrong really.
Thanks for that Kate how would you say they were for size comparisons would a 7 Salewa be the same as a 7 Raichle? I think I will order a pair and give em a try as a few offers around at present too. I have a few different insoles to tweak the fit if necessary. Footwear is the hardest thing kit wise to get right I think, especially trying a new make out.
Hi got some Raichle boots that need replacing and am not convinced on some of the fabric mammut similar models as the build quality seems bit shoddy to me. I am considering the Salewa mountain trainer mid but does anyone know how their fit is compared to Raichle/Mammut. Nowhere near me sells them to try so may have to just order a pair online and return if they don't fit hence my query. Thanks