In these days of low standards and product bashing, would like to highlight a gleaming example of decent product and service. Having decided to bite the bullet and spend the money on some decent boots, I looked at all the usual brands, Lowa, Danner, Matterhorn et al, and decided to drive to Richmond to speak to Altberg. What can I say. Apart from a brilliant product, the service at their shop is second to none. I now have a pair of boots that are fitted to me , by experts, with more advice on how i am walking badly, how to correct the problem and advice on how to look after my feet for thew future. Apart from the, in my humble opinion, brilliant service, the craic going around the shop was fierce. A mixture of serving, ex serving, Civ Pol, Motorcyclists, ramblers. All getting the same banter and abuse from the staff was almost worth the journey in itself. To anyone looking to buy a decent pair of boots, try Altberg, Lowa make decent boots, but these guys service outstrips any mass retailer and is well worth the journey. One man with happy feet.