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Why do my Scarpa Phantom Techs boots feel cold even in mild weather?

Because the proper mountaineering boots are not designed to keep your feet warm, but to keep your feet dry. It's the role of the socks to keep your feet warm, and the role of the boots to keep your ...
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Use of high altitude (8000 M) boots at lower altitudes (6500 M)

An 8000m boot can certainly work for lower elevation objectives, but there will be drawbacks. There is nothing magically different about 8000m vs 6000m, other than this being a common terminology ...
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