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AllTrack Pro 130 Ski Boot

Rossignol AllTrack Pro 130 Ski Boot

$649.95

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Konflict Ski Boot - Men's

Full Tilt Konflict Ski Boot - Men's

$579.95

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Krypton Pro I.D. Ski Boot - Men's

Dalbello Sports Krypton Pro I.D. Ski Boot - Men's

$699.95

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Cochise 120 Ski Boot - Men's

Tecnica Cochise 120 Ski Boot - Men's

$649.99

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Lupo SP I.D. Ski Boot - Men's

Dalbello Sports Lupo SP I.D. Ski Boot - Men's

$699.95

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Classic Ski Boot - Men's

Full Tilt Classic Ski Boot - Men's

$449.95

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Cochise 130 Pro Ski Boot - Men's

Tecnica Cochise 130 Pro Ski Boot - Men's

$749.99

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RX 130 Ski Boot - Men's

Lange RX 130 Ski Boot - Men's

$649.95

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RX 130 LV Ski Boot - Men's

Lange RX 130 LV Ski Boot - Men's

$649.95

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Panterra 120 I.D. Ski Boot - Men's

Dalbello Sports Panterra 120 I.D. Ski Boot - Men's

$549.95

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Hawx 130 Ski Boot - Men's

Atomic Hawx 130 Ski Boot - Men's

$356.92 $648.95 45% Off

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Tom Wallisch Pro Model Ski Boot - Men's

Full Tilt Tom Wallisch Pro Model Ski Boot - Men's

$599.95

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AllTrack 120 Ski Boot

Rossignol AllTrack 120 Ski Boot

$549.95

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Krypton Kryzma I.D. Ski Boot - Women's

Dalbello Sports Krypton Kryzma I.D. Ski Boot - Women's

$599.95

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Il Moro T-Comp I.D. Ski Boot - Men's

Dalbello Sports Il Moro T-Comp I.D. Ski Boot - Men's

$599.95

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Seth Morrison Pro Model Ski Boot - Men's

Full Tilt Seth Morrison Pro Model Ski Boot - Men's

$649.95

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Cochise 100 Ski Boot - Men's

Tecnica Cochise 100 Ski Boot - Men's

$449.99

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Soul Sister Ski Boot - Women's

Full Tilt Soul Sister Ski Boot - Women's

$549.95

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AllTrack Pro 110 Ski Boot - Women's

Rossignol AllTrack Pro 110 Ski Boot - Women's

$549.95

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Pro Combi Pilot Boot

Salomon Pro Combi Pilot Boot

$250.00

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SX 120 Ski Boot

Lange SX 120 Ski Boot

$499.95

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Ten.2 120 H.V.L. Ski Boot - Men's

Tecnica Ten.2 120 H.V.L. Ski Boot - Men's

$549.95

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XT 120 Ski Boot - Men's

Lange XT 120 Ski Boot - Men's

$649.95

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Blazer Touring Boot - Kids'

Alpina Blazer Touring Boot - Kids'

$64.95

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Cochise 110 Ski Boot - Men's

Tecnica Cochise 110 Ski Boot - Men's

$549.99

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T1 Girlie Ski Boot - Girls'

Salomon T1 Girlie Ski Boot - Girls'

$89.99

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Growth Spurt Ski Boots - Boys'

Full Tilt Growth Spurt Ski Boots - Boys'

$159.95

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SX 90 Ski Boot - Women's

Lange SX 90 Ski Boot - Women's

$399.95

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XT 110 LV Ski Boot - Women's

Lange XT 110 LV Ski Boot - Women's

$599.95

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RS 130 Boot - Men's

Lange RS 130 Boot - Men's

$649.95

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Mach1 130 C.A.S. Boot - Men's

Tecnica Mach1 130 C.A.S. Boot - Men's

$699.99

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AllTrack Pro 100 Ski Boot - Women's

Rossignol AllTrack Pro 100 Ski Boot - Women's

$449.95

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Drop Kick Ski Boot - Men's

Full Tilt Drop Kick Ski Boot - Men's

$449.95

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EZYY Jr. Boot - Kids'

Elan EZYY Jr. Boot - Kids'

from $109.99

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EXC RX 90 Ski Boot - Women's

Lange EXC RX 90 Ski Boot - Women's

$449.95

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Cochise 95 Ski Boot - Women's

Tecnica Cochise 95 Ski Boot - Women's

$499.99

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B&E Pro Model Ski Boot - Men's

Full Tilt B&E Pro Model Ski Boot - Men's

$499.95

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High Five Ski Boot - Men's

Full Tilt High Five Ski Boot - Men's

$499.95

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XT 90 Ski Boot - Women's

Lange XT 90 Ski Boot - Women's

$499.95

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XT 130 Ski Boot - Men's

Lange XT 130 Ski Boot - Men's

$699.95

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How to Choose an Alpine Ski Boot

The Main Line of Communication Between You and Your Skis

 

In contrast to an alpine touring or telemark boot, an alpine boot is designed almost entirely around resort-based and inbounds skiing. Honestly assess your ability level and your interests before you start shopping for a boot. Ability level and interests dictate where and what you ski, and ultimately, the type of boot you’ll need. When choosing a ski boot, pay attention to fit, flex, and last width. These factors will help you maximize the likelihood of finding a well-fitting boot without stepping foot in a store. Secondary considerations, such as liner, buckle configuration strap, footbed, and boot sole features will come later in the buying process.

Fit:

A boot that fits well will hold your foot firmly and encourage ample control, circulation, and reduce the chance of blister-causing heel slippage. Ski boots come in a variety of lengths, measured in Mondo sizing (insole length in centimeters), forefoot widths (measured in millimeters), and cuff height and width (based on gender or manufacturer).

Flex:

Flex refers to how hard it is to flex the boot forward. Aggressive or heavier skiers will want a stiff boot (120-130+) to handle high speeds and arduous terrain. Beginners or smaller skiers best to start with a softer boot (80-100) and intermediate skiers may prefer a boot with a flex around (100-110).

Interest:

Alpine boots come in three flavors: park and pipe, alpine touring, and alpine. Park boots tend to be a little softer and more forgiving, alpine touring boots are made with lighter materials and offer a walk mode, and alpine boots balance performance and comfort for skiing inbounds at the resort.