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    Blister Control on Feet

    What the best way to avoid blisters or at least patch them up on your feet up on the mountain?

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    I was just about to shut down the computer for a few weeks and saw this. Check out this thread lots of good info.
    http://www.eastmans.com/forum/showth...-in-good-shape

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    Get good boots and socks that fit properly and change socks during the day to keep your feet dry will help alot.

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    I'm training with my boots on now to go ahead and rub some blisters but I know there will be more once I'm 10 miles back in the wilderness. How about those adhesive pads? Anyone used them? Like moleskin kind of..

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    I havent used them but I have used sports tape. Put a small piece with the stickey side away from the blister then stick it to your foot with a bigger piece over it. Im sure there are better ways but you can fix about anything with sports tape in a pinch!

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    Duck tape works real good so does the white medical tape . Carry it with you, if you start to feel a blister coming on tape your feet up like a football player or just tape them up before you head out..... no blisters.....It really works great.

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    I hit this topic a long time ago, and got some great advise. I am confident this will be my most comfortable year ever.

    Change your socks mid day. Get a good pair of insoles with good arch support. Get boots that fit. If you are hunting warm weather, don't pack on extra socks. If you don't want to get a smaller boot, you are better off to get a thicker insole that will snug up the fit so you can wear a normal sock layer. Let your feet breath as much as possible. Definetely watch the videos from Guy Eastman.

 

 

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