Ari Goosen

Buyers Guide 2014 Alpine Boots Outside Online

The Best Alpine Boots of 2014

Field tested alpine boots for every type of skier.—Ari GoosenSalomon X-Pro 120BEST FOR: CustomizationEasy customization is the trend in alpine boots, and the X-Pro 120 ($699) is one of the easiest to...

Treat Your Feet Right

Great gear will only get you so far. Be kind to what you put in it. Here are some tips for taking care of your feet on the slopes.

Wigwam Xenon Pro

One pair of thin-to-midweight ski-specific socks is all you need. We’re fans of Wigwam’s Xenon Pro.

The 6 Best Alpine Boots of 2013

Your skis might be flashier, but your boots are the more critical piece of gear. You could roll the dice and buy online, but we highly recommend getting them the old-fashioned way: in person. The...

Custom ski boots

Custom Ski Boots

Skis may be sexier, but boots are more important: if they don’t fit properly, your technique will suffer.

Fischer Soma X-100 - Alpine Boots: Reviews

Fischer Soma X-100 - Alpine Boots: Reviews

This intermediate-level boot's duck-footed stance allows your feet to angle out slightly, which leaves you standing in a more natural position and makes for quicker energy transfers. It takes some...

Full Tilt First Chair: Alpine Ski Boots Reviews

Full Tilt First Chair: Alpine Ski Boots Reviews

Based on the classic Raichle design from the eighties—with some cool updates—the First Chair has impressive quickness edge to edge and, of course, the trademark progressive flex. But it's...

Nordica Supercharger Blower - Alpine Boots: Reviews

Nordica Supercharger Blower - Alpine Boots: Reviews

One of the best all-mountain boots this year, the expert-level Blower "feels like an F1 car with monster-truck suspension," said one tester. And while we don't normally condone manfur, it's what...

Tecnica Inferno Blaze 110: Alpine Ski Boots Reviews

Tecnica Inferno Blaze 110: Alpine Ski Boots Reviews

Testers loved how this intermediate/advanced boot combined a great out-of-the-box fit with a smooth and predictable flex in all conditions. "Great feel without sacrificing ankle flex," said one...

Lange Comp Pro - Alpine Boots: Reviews

Lange Comp Pro - Alpine Boots: Reviews

You can't see the changes. But by tweaking the shape of the lower shell (it's more upright) and upper cuff (less forward lean), Lange has created the most responsive expert-level boot we've ever...

News in a New Way

Thank you!

Pinterest Icon