Ski Bum Reviews Top 10 all mountain ski boots of 2021
Ski Bum Reviews top picks for all mountain ski boots are our selections of the "do it all" ski boot. These ski boots can handle the back country, hard charging downhill or just cruising around the resort.
Salomon S/LAB MTN 120
The freeride ski boot combines outstanding downhill performance and unmatched comfort. In addition to the Custom Shell HD, the durable and powerful Freetouring liner offers precise foot wrapping, so you can experience the incredible uphill and downhill performance of MTN. The Surelock carbon system switches from ascent to descent, while the Oversized Pivot provides the lateral support and transmission expected from a performance machine.
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Atomic Hawx Ultra 130
Top pick for people with narrow feet
The Atomic Hawx Ultra 130 S is the lightest alpine ski boot atomic has ever made. It brings the Legendary Hawx Feel to skiers with narrower feet – and it’s the stiffest boot in the range. Featuring the new Mimic Platinum 3M™ Thinsulate™ Liner that can be uniquely formed to the precise shape of your foot. The Hawx Ultra 130 S also features Prolite – our revolutionary light construction with added reinforcements in key zones. It’s the best combination of snow-feel, power, and comfort ever felt in an all mountain boot. Add Power Shift for forward lean adjustment, Cuff Alignment and our Dual Density Cantable Grip Pads and you’ve got one of the best performing, most customizable boots there is, capable of anything you demand of it. If you’re serious about your skiing, ski the Hawx Ultra 130 S
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The combination of lightweight, performance, ski-hike mechanism and Dynafit tech insert meets your freeskiing needs. The new supperleggera buckles give your feet a precise and comfortable fit. Ski-Hike mechanism has a 45° Range of motion. It provides a strong, precise connection between upper and lower shell. The security ratchet, for the upper cuff, is designed to keep the buckle open - but already in place - in the ascent phase, thus accelerating the closing for the downhill stage. The shell is infused with Grilflex, a light and high performance plastic. For perfect fit, you can rely on 3D Customization. The Duo Flex gives you precise ski control through all phases of your turns.
Dynafit Hoji Free 110
the Hoji Free possesses all of the characteristics to deliver the best power transfer and top downhill performance. With a last width of 102 mm, three micro-adjustable buckles and the Ultra Lock Strap, the foot sits ideally positioned. In downhill mode, the Hoji Free locks out at a forward lean of 11 or 15 degrees thanks to a spoiler at the cuff that can be taken on and off and thus offers a comfortable, yet still athletic and controlled ski position – be it to press, carve or slash.
K2 Mindbender 120
All Day Comfort
With a 120 flex rating, tech inserts, and a walk mode boasting a 50-degree range of motion, the Mindbender 120 offers all of the performance you’ll need to charge the steeps and rally in the deep. The Precisionfit Pro Tour liner and heat-moldable Powerlite shell provide all-day comfort, whether ripping laps at the resort or bagging peaks in the backcountry.
Full Tilt First Chair 120
Good for skiers with a large instep
For those in line at first light and down at last call, the Full Tilt First Chair 120 is here for all-day, all-mountain ripping. Featuring a customizable Intuition Pro Tongue Liner, a 120 Flex Tongue, Grip Walk Outsoles, and a Power Cinch Strap, the First Chair 120 is the best ski boot to send everything in your path. Cruise through chutes, slash up powder, rally down groomers, or boost in the park, the First Chair 120 will help you nail it all.
Lange XT3 130
Race Feel/Low Volume fit
The all-new XT3 130 is freeride the way it was meant to be. Featuring the new Active Power V-Lock and Friction Free Hinge, XT3 offers effortless mobility and range-of-motion on the way up. Then lock it down for the descent and unleash the rock-solid power and precision of Lange's innovative Dual Core construction. Purpose-built for the modern freeride skier, XT3 is a new benchmark free-touring performance because you have to get UP, to get DOWN
Salomon Shift Pro 130 AT
Designed for skiers who love to charge through unspoiled powder at high speeds, but are tempted by the occasional escapade to hike a new peak, this boot combines the stability and power of a true alpine boot with the versatility of a touring boot that lets you enjoy the whole mountain. In bounds or out of bounds, the shift has never been easier!
Rossignol Alltrack 130
Chase untracked lines inbounds or out in the Alltrack Pro 130 GW. This no-compromise free-touring boot features tech-fittings for alpine-touring binding-compatibility and a releasable cuff for a natural range of motion on the skin track or boot pack. The 100mm last balances comfort and control while the Generative Design Grid shell is engineered for reduced weight and full power transmission for all-conditions skiing. The preformed liner is thermo-moldable for a custom fit. Includes pre-mounted GRIPWALK® soles for a more natural walking motion and increased traction.
Tecnica Cochise 130 DYN GW
The ultimate one-quiver hybrid boot that makes no compromise on downhill performance, the Cochise 130 DYN with Grip Walk is a stiff freeride boot designed for skiing hard, in and out of bounds. The polyether Power Light Design shell is 30 percent thinner and more than twice as stiff as conventional boot materials, allowing you to go faster, higher, and farther with less effort. The Self Adjusting Cuff Mobility System offers an impressive 42-degree range of motion for hiking and when paired with Dynafit Tech inserts, light touring. On the downhill, the Cochise 130 DYN GW transforms into a rocket-fire, high-performance alpine boot.