Out with a purpose.
The S1 fleet is a new offering from Scott's Freeride Ski Touring line, designed for ripping big lines in the alpine. Constructed with a Grilamid and carbon shell, the S1 Carbon Boot offers strength and power in a relatively lightweight package. The 130 flex suits aggressive skiers looking to charge hard, with a 101mm last that fits medium to wide feet.
The ski/walk mechanism on these kicks is pretty unique, situated in the front rather than a lever on the cuff. This original, unique design aims to increase the stiffness in downhill mode while maintaining a solid 60-degree range of motion on the uphill. The fully replaceable soles increase longevity after a full season of tricky ascents through scree fields and rocky ridges, and the front entry system makes for easy on and off, even when you accidentally leave them in the frozen car all night.
- A lightweight tech boot for tackling big lines
- 130 flex suits aggressive rippers
- 101mm last accommodates medium to wide feet
- Carbon and Grilamid shell is stiff and light
- 60-degree range of motion in walk mode
- Heat-moldable liner lets you dial in a precise fit
- Fully replaceable soles are easy to remove
- Front entry for easy on and off
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- Q & A
Great boot concept! Big Disappointment!
- Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
I want to love this boot, and I DO! Unfortunately, this one didn't even make it out the door as I found their scary weakness in the store! First- I'll say I think this boot has it all, and is the only other boot that compares to Dynafit's Hoji Px or Hoji Pro. It's amazingly comfortable, looks great, the liner is arguably the best liner I have ever seen, almost as easy as the old rear entry boots to take on/off, the walk/tour mode is stupidly simple (but now I realize also the problem). I really do love this boot, and I was literally about to reach for my credit card that's how highly I think of them, and then it happened. I want to try them on snow, but with what happened, I cannot risk skiing them. In the store, not even clipped into a ski (one can generate MORE forward pressure while clipped into a ski than when not clipped into a ski) I was able to get them to buckle from Ski Mode into Tour Mode simply by giving strong forward pressure. (yes, they were fully buckled as if I was skiing) This is just scary, and where I would be using these boots makes this problem a life threatening situation. Sorry Scott: I love this boot and I REALLY want to buy it, but this cannot fly. :(
It’s a good idea...
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
Boots are an excellent concept but it doesn’t seem like they were finished... lots of fiddling. Buckles don’t stay clipped in your mode then they flop around. Needs a top buckle instead of the power strap design, it simply won’t get tight which equates to a super soft boot. Nowhere near it’s supposed 130 flex. It does have a nice even flex- but just soft. Quite funky to step into pin toe piece as well- tight fit, hard to get out of as well. However the liner is well made and quite comfortable... and the tour mode has a good range of motion..