Salomon F22 foot insulation - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
SnowboardingForum.com is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-05-2011, 09:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
DrnknZag's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: PNW
Posts: 1,108
Default Salomon F22 foot insulation

I picked up a pair of F22s over the last weekend and spent three days on them at Schweitzer. Great boots, except I noticed my feet got much colder than usual. The temperature on the mountain was certainly cold (single digits, negative wind chill), but I would have thought they'd do a bit better. Anyone else have issues with cold feet with F22s?
DrnknZag is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-05-2011, 10:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 8
Default

I've had the opposite experience, although the coldest I've ridden whith them is the high teens. I've also had to switch to some thin under armor ski socks as all my smartwools were too warm.

So to answer your question I've had the opposite problem.
AMessy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2011, 11:08 PM   #3 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
linvillegorge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Evergreen, CO
Posts: 6,349
Default

They're not a warm boot, that's for sure. They're low profile, so you gotta shed bulk and that means less insulation. I just pick up some Toasty Toes foot warmers to wear when it's cold.
linvillegorge is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2011, 11:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 1,610
Default

I agree with the post above. My feet are colder in these boots than any other I've had previously and it most likely is due to the low profile of the boot.
DC5R is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2011, 11:37 PM   #5 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
Dano's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Edmonton AB
Posts: 729
Default

I actually had the exact opposite experience, I found these boot very warm. A possible explanation is with the lacing system. It's possible to pull these things so tight an lock them in place that you can impair circulation to the feet. This will definitely cause cold feet
__________________
'12 Lib Tech T.rice / '12 Burton Cartels
'10 CustomX / '10 Co2 EST
Salomon F22
Dano is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2011, 10:24 AM   #6 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
DrnknZag's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: PNW
Posts: 1,108
Default

Interesting that there are instances on both sides of the fence. I can see how the low profile shell could cause the boots to not be as warm, which was my first thought. My Burton SLXs were low profile too, but way warmer. I know I'm not overtightening and cutting off circulation. I definitely use smartwool socks too.

I guess we'll see what happens after this slightly warmer weekend.
DrnknZag is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2011, 02:39 PM   #7 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 138
Default

Another one here- I get cold feet in my F20s.
oldlady is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:52 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums