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What's the smallest size boots you've hired?

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museumum Tue 25-Oct-16 09:51:07

Ds is having a couple of hours of skiing per day this year at 3.8 in February.
Trouble is he's only an EU22 shoe right now and not growing fast. That's uk5.5

All the ski hire shops just say they start kit at age 3. I think that will be bigger than EU22 shoe and ds will be devestated if so (he's going to esprit spritelets).
I can't get any answers from esprit or ski shops except that they "have kit for 3yr olds".


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museumum Tue 25-Oct-16 09:51:54

My feet are a 3 and dh is a 6 so his midget feet are not a surprise.

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LIZS Tue 25-Oct-16 09:54:03

Pretty sure dd's feet were around a 20/21 when she first started.

museumum Tue 25-Oct-16 10:06:55

Oh phew! That's good news.

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massistar Wed 26-Oct-16 21:19:14

Can't remember exact sizes but my tiny toed DD started at 3 with v tiny boots so should be fine!

Bamboobeanbags Thu 27-Oct-16 13:10:09

Just asked DP who works in a ski shop. Smallest size they do is 24.
It doesn't matter as much in kids if the boots are a little big because they aren't precision skiing.

So I think you'll be fine

thatdearoctopus Thu 27-Oct-16 13:21:54

Can you look on the Skiset website and see what size they start at?

museumum Thu 27-Oct-16 14:42:19

octopus the skiset website does ski packages by age at that age, not shoe size (though obviously the boots in the shop must have sizes).

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museumum Thu 27-Oct-16 14:43:39

bamboo - thanks. Maybe I should get him some extra thicker socks if I can.

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dontcallmethatyoucunt Sat 29-Oct-16 19:38:20

My youngest had just turned 3 when she started and it wasn't an issue. I don't think close fitting ski boots are that necessary at such a young age.

pontificationcentral Sat 29-Oct-16 19:42:54

He'll be in them for an hour and not doing any double blacks. Most of the time he'll be standing stock still with his hands on his knees or catching balls or lying in the ground. He'll be fine in slightly too big boots. grin

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