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Vibram Mountain Plus Sole - Men's

Scarpa Vibram Mountain Plus Sole - Men's

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Black Diamond AT Sole Block

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Interchangeable Alpine Touring Boot Footprint

Tecnica Interchangeable Alpine Touring Boot Footprint

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Freedom SL Alpine Touring Boot - Women's

Scarpa Freedom SL Alpine Touring Boot - Women's

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Freedom SL Alpine Touring Boot

Scarpa Freedom SL Alpine Touring Boot

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Scarpa Alien Alpine Touring Boot

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Alien 1.0 Alpine Touring Boot

Scarpa Alien 1.0 Alpine Touring Boot

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AllTrack Pro 130 Ski Boot

Rossignol AllTrack Pro 130 Ski Boot

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Dynafit TLT6 Performance CR Ski Boot

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Dynafit TLT6 Mountain CR Ski Boot

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Quest 120 Boot - Men's

Salomon Quest 120 Boot - Men's

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Vibram Mountain Piste Sole

Scarpa Vibram Mountain Piste Sole

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Quest 100 Boot - Women's

Salomon Quest 100 Boot - Women's

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Spectre Alpine Touring Boot

La Sportiva Spectre Alpine Touring Boot

$648.95

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Direct Connect AT Sole Block

Black Diamond Direct Connect AT Sole Block

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Direct Connect Alpine Sole Block

Black Diamond Direct Connect Alpine Sole Block

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Alpine Sole Block

Black Diamond Alpine Sole Block

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Vibram Mountain Plus Sole - Women's

Scarpa Vibram Mountain Plus Sole - Women's

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Maestrale RS Alpine Touring Boot

Scarpa Maestrale RS Alpine Touring Boot

$698.95

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Quest Max 100 Boot - Men's

Salomon Quest Max 100 Boot - Men's

$376.99 $579.99 35% Off

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TLT6 Mountain CR Ski Boot - Women's

Dynafit TLT6 Mountain CR Ski Boot - Women's

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Freedom Alpine Touring Boot - Women's

Scarpa Freedom Alpine Touring Boot - Women's

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Freedom Alpine Touring Boot

Scarpa Freedom Alpine Touring Boot

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How to Buy an Alpine Touring Boot

Free Your Feet From the Resort

Traditionally, a ski boot was designed for going downhill with as much speed and power as possible, with little thought to the comfort when going uphill. With an aggressive sole material like Vibram, lightweight shell material, and the now-standard lever to switch between walk and ski modes (to free the cuff to rotate or lock it in place), the alpine touring boot changed everything. This is the boot to take into the backcountry.

Binding Compatibility:

An alpine touring boot is either compatible with a standard alpine ski binding (DIN normalized binding), a TECH binding, or both. There’s little difference between the boots except for the extra heel and toe fittings required for a boot to be TECH compatible.

Flex Rating:

A stiff boot will have a high flex rating (120-130+), while a softer boot will have a lower flex rating (100-110). Stiffness benefits you during the descent, but it might cause you pain on the skin track—consider whether you prefer superior comfort or performance.

Weight:

A carbon cuff or tongue, lightweight plastic shell, minimalist buckle design, or honeycomb structure help reduce the weight of an AT boot so you can move faster and feel less fatigued during a long tour.