When we asked you, America’s professional ski and snowboard instructors, who your top specialty shops are for boot and ski and snowboard expertise, you gave us some very enthusiastic answers.
Here are your call-outs for CA, CO, NM and UT. Be sure and check out the original Facebook post by clicking here
. We will post new results each week from a different region.
Footloose in Mammoth Lakes, CA. They are the best boot fitters around. I swear by them. I send all my clients there. Lifetime warranty on boot fits.
- Mark Vedel
StartHaus in Truckee, CA
- David Koblas
Surefoot, Kitterage, and Footloose here in Mammoth deserve recognition.
- Gregory Charles Merena
Granite Chief in Truckee. Besides being a great shop, they are respectful to instructors.
- Michael Seaman
Madua at Powder House in South Lake Tahoe. Fits most instructors at Heavenly.
Ceci Chourre' Pat
The Ski Shop in Colorado Springs Mountain Equipment Exchange in Colorado Springs
- Mellie Rossman
Steamboat Ski and Bike Kare (ask for) Derek!!
- Carrie Tarkin McCoy
Mussers ski shop in Evergreen, Co for tunes. He was a downhill alternate in the '68 Olympics. He makes his own wax. I can slide uphill! He gets booked out for weeks.
- Tammi Sjoden
The Boot Lab in Vail—it’s the only place in town that had a boot that would fit my square foot.
- Sean Hansbrough
Larry's Bootfitting, Boulder, CO
- Bobski Masson
Jim Lindsay at Bootech, and Edgeworks in Denver, because that's what they do. It’s also a great summer bike shop.
- Mark Dorsey
In Crested Butte check out RB's Real Balance in the base area!
- Rick Horn
Precision Ski, Frisco. Jimbo and his staff support me and my clients very well.
- Sue Greene
In Aspen: Boot fitting - Bootech at Highlands and Aspen Sports in Snowmass. Ski Tuning- The Ski Shop and Hamilton's
- Jonathan Ballou
Jim Lindsay, Bootech at Aspen Highlands
- Susan Irvine
Alpine Base and Edge in Boulder, Colorado
A Racers Edge in Breck. Amazing boot work and the best tunes!
- Danielle Tarloffski
Inkline Foot Science in Salt Lake is hands down the best
- Erika Renee
Cole Sport, Park City... best ever!
- Ron Shepard
Cole Sports at Park city Mountain Resort Plaza. Dude is da man.
- Philippe Astié
Brent at Park City Ski Boot, simply a boot-fitting magician.
- Richard Maclaurin
Went up and talked to the guys at Cristy Sports at Snowbird (Steve Bagley and his team) I would recommend these guys to ANYONE. Very knowledgeable and friendly!!
- Robbie Ortiz
Brent Amsbury Park City City Ski Boot & Pedorthic, he is fabulous! I have huge balance issues and he did a great job on my boots. I think he's the best and he won't make you take out a 2nd mortgage to get your boots done!!
- Lesley Lakey Egbert
Another vote for Brent Amsbury. The first boot-fitter ever to recognize that my ridiculous calf muscles meant the back of the boot had to be blown out so I could stand up properly.
- Evan Samuel
Boot Doctors, Taos Ski Valley
- Will Martin
Boot Doctors, Taos Ski Valley and especially "Wild" Bill Lynch on ski tunes
- Rebecca Friedberg
Boot Doctors in Taos
- Jenny Cooper
And One From Nevada
Bobo's in Reno! There are the best. I wouldn't go anywhere else. Excellent service and knowledge. Very friendly.
- Camie Stosic
- Peter Kray