You might not know where you're headed (and that's half the fun), but you'll be in good hands getting there strapped into these versatile backcountry boots.
Field tested backcountry boots for 2014. Stay safe, have fun.
Alpine boots with a walkable sole by Lange.
Here are some options for setting yourself up for your best performance on snow this season.
The Scarpa Maestrale RS is an upgraded four-buckle Alpine Touring Boot with a self-proclaimed 120 flex for all things backcountry.
A very lightweight, three buckle, alpine touring/freeride boot with tech fittings.
The Lange XT 130 is a four-buckle freeride boot with a walk mode.
The Dalbello 2/8 is a three-buckle, freeride-oriented Alpine Touring boot.
The Garmont Cosmos is an extremely lightweight, four-buckle AT boot, with a claimed flex of 125.
The Crispi Skr!!m is a three-buckle, alpine touring ski boot made of Pebax with a Vibram outsole.
The Tecnica Cochise Pro Light is a lightweight, three-buckle touring version of a proven freeride champ, with self-proclaimed 120 flex and tech or DIN soles.
Whether you’re at the resort or deep in the backcountry, if your boots don’t fit properly you’re miserable. Not sure about size or which brand fit you best? Consult a fitter. To narrow your choices,...
The Vulcan TF's three-buckle system make it one snug number.
Tech-compatible fittings let you pair the Terminator with alpine-touring bindings as well as telemark.