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Snowshoe help needed

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Hi everyone,<br><br>
I've been going out more and more on my snowshoes. I love 'em! I have two problems though. The first is that I find that my foot tends to rotate within the binding, even though I tighten it as much as I comfortably can. Is this normal or are they just crappy bindings? The model is the Tubbs 10k (see attached pic). I was thinking that maybe some type of grippy material on the foot pad part of the binding may prevent this (like grip tape for skate boards). Any thoughts?<br><br>
The other problem I have is when the snowshoe occasionally hits my ankle....My god that hurts!!! Does anyone wear any kind of ankle protection to prevent this? ...or do people just use a wide stance (a la Senator Craig).<br><br>
EDIT: The attached image didn't seem to work, so here it is posted online:<br><a href="" target="_blank"></a><br><a href=""><img alt="LL" src="" style="width:525px;height:394px;"></a>
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Crappy Bindings for sure. WOW! <img alt="huh.gif" src=""><br><br>
Chris.. not sure about the hitting of the ankles. That could be a few things, bad running posture, weak hamstrings, weak glutes... They also take some time to get used to. After you bang em a few more times.. you'll learn not to do it anymore. hehe.<br><br>
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