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Dominator Fit Men's Shoes

Sidi Dominator Fit Men's Shoes

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Sidi Wire Men's Shoes

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Empire ACC Shoes

Giro Empire ACC Shoes

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Freerider Shoe - Men's

Five Ten Freerider Shoe - Men's

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CX217 Shoes - Men's

Lake CX217 Shoes - Men's

$229.95

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CX402 Shoes - Men's

Lake CX402 Shoes - Men's

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Giro Code Shoes

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Five Ten Freerider VXi Shoes

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X Country 2 Shoe - Men's

Diadora X Country 2 Shoe - Men's

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Hellcat Shoe - Men's

Five Ten Hellcat Shoe - Men's

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Mavic Fury Shoes

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Giro Terraduro Shoes

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MXZ 303 Winter Boots

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Chrome Kursk SPD 2.0 Shoe - Men's

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Impact VXi Shoe

Five Ten Impact VXi Shoe

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Northwave Hammer 3S MTB Shoe - Men's

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Lake MX237 Shoes - Men's

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Scorpius S.R.S MTB Shoe - Men's

Northwave Scorpius S.R.S MTB Shoe - Men's

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Five Ten Impact Low Shoe - Men's

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Empire MTB Shoes

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Six Six One Filter SPD Shoes - Men's

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T-Flex LS -100 Men's Shoes

Louis Garneau T-Flex LS -100 Men's Shoes

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Five Ten Danny Macaskill Shoes

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Freerider Elements

Five Ten Freerider Elements

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M3 Uomo Shoes - Men's

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Spider SRS Men's Shoes

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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.