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greetings everyone.


I have zero experience with ice climbing and I was wondering if on long ice climbing days people wear two smartwool socks with their ice climbing boots.


I have a pair of scarpa alphas and they fit me well with one pair of smartwools but with my circulation I need two smartwools when alpine climbing/hiking/trekking in snow. So although this pair won't serve me well in climbing/hiking etc. I'm wondering if it can serve me on short pitches in recreational ice climbing.


Depending upon your answer I may keep the alpha for ice climbing only. also please feel free to comment about the Alpha's usefulness as an ice climbing boot.



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Alphas aren't the warmest double boots out there but they have a low profile which makes them a pretty good climbing boot.


Adding more socks may not make your feet any warmer if they restrict circulation.

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