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“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes.

You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”

– Dr. Seuss


Every adventure starts with your feet. One step at a time, one turn, one cycle, one jump.
We can’t overemphasize the importance of your feet to every sport or outdoor recreational endeavor you embark upon.
Luckily for you, the folks at BootDoctors have spent 32 years learning about and working with every type of foot challenge, opportunity, technique for improving your feet’s
performance in shoes or boots for skiing, snowboarding, running, cycling, climbing approach, golfing and more!
Every bootfitter at our stores in Taos Ski Valley and Telluride are highly trained, experienced, and ready
to take the extra steps to get you comfortable while maximizing your performance.
Each is a special person who brings unique skills and perspectives to their craft. All engage in many of the sports they are helping you with.
In this series of articles, we want to introduce you to our wonderful bootfitters.
Sam Tischendorf is an absolute gem, as her clients know. From ski to trail running she is your go-to consultant for best fit and analysis.
Learn more about this custom boot and shoe expert, extraordinaire,
in the full story below from TELLURIDE INSIDE & OUT.


BootDoctors, Meet Sam Tischendorf: Runner, Biker, Foot Doc Extraordinaire

“The (Boot)Doctor is in the House” is a series from beloved family-owned and operated outdoor retailer BootDoctors all about sharing the power of mountain life: adventure, style, gear, and community in the Telluride region. Here the good guys always get to ski powder and bag summits – and sunsets are always spectacular.