I got these boots because my Alpina 1550's (from Bean's) had somehow shrunk. These X4's are very comfortable and fit great. However, on... more
Response from L.L.Bean
February 16, 2018
By L.L.Bean Customer Satisfaction Team
We're sorry to hear these did not work for you. This boot is designed primarily for touring and features an adjustable foot bed that can be molded to the users foot for a more precise fit. We do have other boots if you are seeking more control and performance on steeper terrain. We'll reach out to assist further.