Nordica NXT N1

Model Year
2015-16
Category
All-Mountain Traditional
Last Width
102
Flex Index
120
Price (MSRP)
$599.00USD

The NXT N1 sets the new Nordica bar for wide riding—it's a 102mm with room to spare, testers say. The open-class lower boot will house the largest, thickest of feet, and the boot's cool Cuff Profile calf adjustment can flare open the back of the boot top to manage the most massive of calf musculature. This one is designed to not offend any big footed customer's sense of squeeze upon initial try—it runs long, gives weight-bearing forefoot splay a wide berth and wraps it all in a soft (but not mushy) liner.

How does NXT ski? Good, testers say, with high marks for smooth transitions turn to turn, a solid connection to the ski and a relaxed, upright stance that makes all-day cruising a possibility. Some said it didn't hit the 120 mark, but with the next step down N2 at 100, that's probably as it should be. Laterally and torsionally the boot held up to abuse with a damp and easygoing attitude. It was just fine everywhere, testers said, and will be a perfect ride for most good skiers with higher volume feet and legs. Thick footed charger-rippers may want to go with NRGy, because NXT may just not appreciate the stress—skiing's supposed to be fun, right?

Gender 
Men's
Sizes (MP) 
24.5-32.5 (huge foot alert)
Hike Mode 
No
Construction 
Overlap
Boot width profile 
Wide

Kudos

  • “Firm but smooth flex. Comfortable. ” -- Eric Lilley
  • “Nice neutral upright stance. Edge power was excellent. ” -- Mike Evans
  • “Really shined just cruising around. Strong lateral. ” --
  • “Snappy from turn to turn. No lack of power. ” -- Garrick Dardani
  • “Snappy, the forefoot feel is sharp.” -- Bob Gleason
  • “Large sweet spot. ” -- Marc Stewart
  • “Great boot for the wide foot. ” --
  • “Confidence inspiring. ” -- Chris Wiberg

Caveats

This boot available at...

Seattle, WA
Revelstoke, BC
Westborough, MA
Telluride, CO
Costa Mesa, CA
Pagosa Springs, CO
Columbia, SC

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