Alpine Options has been named a member of America's Best Boot fitters for the 2013-2014 season. ABB is an organization of select independent international ski and snowboard shops specializing in custom boot fitting. "America's Best Bootfitters membership is only granted to shops whose boot fittingand customization work has demonstrated a high level of expertise, consistency, and has been proven to meet rigorous standards over the years", says ABB executive director Steve Cohen.
In addition Mr Cohen was quoted as saying, "Alpine Options shop not only has a supervising Master Boot Fitter with over ten years experience but in addition maintains a full time staff of four that all have top level Masters Certification from Masterfit University the leading trainer in the industry".
Alpine Options also has a back shop area devoted to stretching, grinding, repair and stance analysis. Custom insoles are hand made to customer specifications to obtain the optimum in boot fit.
"Carving smooth turns down the fall line may be, for some, the most difficult part of skiing and snowboarding, but finding a good boot fitter is important if you want to reach your goals" said Shop Owner Joe Podolak. "Boots are the key to a great equipment setup and probably the most important purchase. We work hard to make sure our boot fitters have the best training, equipment and are skilled in selecting the ideal boot for a customers needs which includes customizing the fit for the best performance. Often today we find that many shops no longer have the skills or the desire to seriously fit ski boots properly but you can be sure that all ABB shops are core specialty shops with the commitment to boot fitting excellence. A comfortable, good fitting boot, optimally tuned, is critical for maximizing skiing and snowboarding pleasure".