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Feb 8, 2014
I'm currently using Sportiva Trango's but due to my wide foot am considering upgrading to the Scarpa Phantom Guide. Is it true that Scarpa shoes accommodate wide feet and what would you fine fellows recommend size wise for a size 9 foot. (I'm thinking 42.5 or 43) Andrew Maver
From Rumney, NH
Joined Mar 26, 2013
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Feb 8, 2014
Depends, I am a size 9, wear thick socks, use a Superfeat, and like lots of wiggle room so I am a 44.5. I could probably go down a size but like the room. My suggestion is to try them on and wear them around the house before going outside. Most places will exchange if house worn. Allen Sanderson
From Oootah
Joined Jul 6, 2007
1,115 points
Feb 8, 2014
I have wide feet. Scarpa boots tend to fit me very well.

My 10.5 street shoe foot fits a 44 Phantom Guide.
Kai Larson
From Sandy, Utah
Joined Jan 6, 2006
105 points
Feb 8, 2014
Awesome, thanks for the replies guys. Between the two of you it gives me a pretty good idea of sizing and I'm glad to hear from someone who wears them that they fit wide feet well. Andrew Maver
From Rumney, NH
Joined Mar 26, 2013
0 points
Feb 8, 2014
10.5US 44 P-Guides. Ray Pinpillage
From West Egg
Joined Jul 23, 2010
0 points
Feb 8, 2014
I also have wide feet and Scarpa boots tend to feel the best. Size 9 street/climbing shoes and size 42 Guides feel perfect. Riley McDonald
Joined Jan 7, 2012
90 points
Feb 8, 2014
I have no idea if I have wide feet, but I know Sportiva boots kill my pinky toe knuckle, and Scarpa boots don't. I tried several Trangos and in different sizes, and finally just went to the Phantom Guide for my ice boot. Super comfortable, warm, no problems. Ben Beckerich
From saint helens, oregon
Joined Jun 24, 2011
205 points
Feb 19, 2014
I wear a size 9US. I have a D-E width foot and a 43 in the Phantom Guide fit perfectly.

I actually have some for sale:
mountainproject.com/v/scarpa-p...
Hobo
From Chattanooga, TN
Joined Oct 14, 2013
35 points
Feb 23, 2014
I've owned a pair for 3 years and love them. I've noticed they are a little wide for me, so they might be just the ticket for you. Remember to get some insoles like superfeet. If you don't you'll have blisters for sure.
Kevin
kevinhansen
From Albion Idaho
Joined Apr 21, 2008
5 points
Feb 24, 2014
I found the Scarpa Phantom Guides to be very wide when I tried them on. Much wider than La Sportiva. Garret Nuzzo-Jones
From Salt Lake City, UT
Joined Feb 9, 2012
1,123 points
Feb 24, 2014
If you liked your Trangos youll really like the Scarpa Rebels. I wear a half size bigger on the Rebels than the Scarpa Jorasses. The Rebels aren't very warm but they're freakin sweet! Bill Kirby
From Baltimore Maryland
Joined Jul 21, 2012
40 points
Feb 24, 2014
Kirby1013 wrote:
If you liked your Trangos youll really like the Scarpa Rebels. I wear a half size bigger on the Rebels than the Scarpa Jorasses. The Rebels aren't very warm but they're freakin sweet!



But no longer available in the U.S.
Kai Larson
From Sandy, Utah
Joined Jan 6, 2006
105 points
Feb 24, 2014
Scarpa Rebels are the narrowest boots I've ever tried on (Pro GTX and Ultra models). I have narrow feet and they fit me like a glove. doligo
Joined Sep 26, 2008
212 points
Feb 25, 2014
Kai Larson wrote:
But no longer available in the U.S.


You can find them in lots of stores. Do a Google search.
Bill Kirby
From Baltimore Maryland
Joined Jul 21, 2012
40 points
Feb 27, 2014
Kirby1013 wrote:
You can find them in lots of stores. Do a Google search.


Buy them quick while you still can.
Kai Larson
From Sandy, Utah
Joined Jan 6, 2006
105 points
Mar 1, 2014
I just recently bought a pair of rebel ultras and they are incredible. It is like a running shoe that you can climb ice in! As for the fit, the heel and instep are narrow while the ball off the foot is wide. Coincidentally this is the exact shape of my foot. When compared to yellow kofach boots, they are like sandals as far as warmth goes. That said, I spent a lot of time just standing around in the snow today stuck behind some very slow parties and while I noticed my feet weren't toasty, they weren't uncomfortably cold (the rest of my body was). When I was actually moving they were great though. I know this isn't about the phantoms, but I am ridiculously pleased with scarpa's boots. The rebel ultra is the perfect single boot for fast or technical ascents! I'm sure the phantoms are great too. Tristan Baldwin
From Amherst, NH
Joined Jul 24, 2013
120 points


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