Testers happily put the 2018 Head Vector Evo 110 W on the podium in the All-Mountain medium width category for its perfect combination of creature comfort and downhill performance, with an array of fit-friendly features to boot.
Fits like a glove for the medium width foot and average leg, testers said about the Vector Evo 110 W—not for a low-volume foot and leg they warned, but they allowed that even wider feet and legs will do well here given the Perfect Fit liner and Form Fit shell fit feature combination that can expand the volume substantially via heat molding. Testers loved the out-of-box fit and most said they wouldn't opt for any customization, citing even medium width fit scores throughout, top to bottom.
For skilled skiers this is an all-day performer, testers agreed. They pounded on it at all speeds and through all terrain and confirmed that despite the soft demeanor it's a legitimate ripper with a solid 110 flex and power on edge to spare. They also said it's a super comfortable groomer cruiser for easy-going skiers and lodge lizards alike—a boot for virtually everyone. Stance angles were neutral, tongue cushioning was spot on, and the flex range and quality was perfect for the target skier, according to our test team.
The women's-specific Evo Perfect Fit HD liner did a good job of matching foot and leg shapes without needing to go further to molding the Form Fit shell, but that'd be the full-monty customization plan for the higher volume foot and leg looking for relief from the squeeze. Testers found the lateral stance angles neutral and easily balanced for most skiers with the adjustment range of the Vector's single-side cuff adjustment, but canted soles are available for the Vector and Adapt Edge boots, in 0.5-, 1.0-, 1.5- and 2.0-degree increments.
“Great skiing boot! Should fit most folks—no fit issues.” -- Liz Elling
“Feet felt hugged, like they were wrapped in gel—comfy and responsive on snow.” -- Catherina Simones
“With the custom fit it is like sliding on my favorite house slippers! Good power to the edge.” -- Kelly Finnen
“Aggressive, fun all-mountain boot with a supple feel and all-day comfortable.” -- Patti Zuber
“Head makes a solid ski boot and this medium width is no exception.” -- Danielle Goldsmith-Rahill
“The feel on the foot is money—perfect fit after heat molding shell and liner.” -- Emily Poore
“Lush interior wraps every inch of my foot!” -- Michael Kendrick Powderly
“Perfect right out of the box—so playful on- and off-piste!” -- Linda Parazoo
“I love this boot! It fits great in all the right spots and is a totally responsive charger!” -- Kimberly Kinney
“Awesome boot! I would happily take it home and keep it!” -- Melodie Buell
“Snug in all the right places—put me in the perfect zone. Any conditions, this boot performs!” -- Julia Carr