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I have super narrow feet, and am looking...

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I have super narrow feet, and am looking for a light hiking shoe - for long day hikes and to possibly carry up to 25 pounds on short backpacking trips. Would the Alp or the Firetail GTX be a better bet?

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Fitwise, either the Alp Trainer or the Firetail should work well for you. They run on the med to narrow side, plus you can adjust the volume with the included multi-layer footbed. The Alp Trainer is a bit beefier in general and has a deeper lugged outsole. The Firetail is a bit more designed as an "Approach" shoe (stickier rubber, no deep lugs). The call may depend on the terrain you are in and whether you like a lighter or a stronger shoe. Enjoy!