We tested over 100 boot models in four categories at this year's boot test at Silver Mountain Resort, which adds up to over 1000 test forms where testers scored boots by five criteria: Anatomical Fit & Initial Feel, Dynamic Balance, Edge Power & Fore-Aft Support, Quickness Steering & Feel, and Convenience, Warmth & Features. Our large test team (over 40 of 'em) is comprised of a wide range of skiers, from ex-racers to backcountry purists, who come with an even broader spread of maturity levels and foot types. Read on to see the top 10 scoring men's and women's boots, regardless of category....
Forget the Alta Chutes or Killington’s Superstar minefield. The most difficult ski challenge you’ll probably ever face is finding a comfortable fitting boot that also performs well. Here are 10 tips from ABB’s Certified Boot Techs to will make sure your next boot is your best ever.
Being an Eastern skier who frequently travels west by air to make turns, I usually take just my boots and grab a pair of high-end demo skis wherever I am headed. With $50+ extra bag charges the airline norm, it makes sense.
Retül, a maker of industry-leading bike fit tools and technology, and Masterfit Enterpriseshave partnered to produce a cycling-specific custom insole program under the Fütbeds name. Based on Masterfit’s revolutionary QuikBeds platform, Fütbeds have been designed specifically for cycle shoes.