Vans Ferra Snowboard Boots

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The main reason we loved the Ferras: the triple-lacing system (Boa, traditional laces, and an internal fastener) kept us locked in all day. The low-profile, skate-shoe look scored compliments from onlookers, while the supportive insole nabbed thumbs-ups from high-arched testers. Bummer: the sole was too slick for hike-to terrain.

Brand: Vans $270
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