Update: the La Sportiva Spectre has stood as one of the most adjustable and best values in AT boots—and it’s been updated to provide a better fit.
The Dalbello Lupo SP I.D. could be a particularly good choice for those who take more of a freestyle approach to the mountain and do a lot of hiking in the resort or shorter backcountry tours.
Three of us at Blister have now reviewed the Fischer RC4 130 Vacuum, and all three agree that it is the best fitting boot (and perhaps the best overall boot) that we have ever used.
Dodge is making a carbon fiber ski boot that is quite stiff, customizable, and skis great on piste.
The Atomic Hawx 120 was one of the best-selling, medium-fit ski boots in the world. We take a look at the latest iteration of it, the Hawx 2.0 120.
The Fischer Ranger Pro 13 Vacuum may have the most precise, snug, performance-oriented fit of any boot on the market while remaining genuinely comfortable, and offers outstanding downhill performance and feel, as a result.
In the next round of Blister’s ‘Best Of’ Awards, we talk about some of the best snowboards out there.
The redesigned Tecnica Cochise 130 Pro is a top contender among alpine boots with a walk / hike mode.
Your search for the perfect alpine boot might be over.
The Lange RS 120 S.C. is a solid boot that can be driven hard in all conditions, but is also really comfortable.
If you are an aggressive female skier looking for a high-performance alpine boot, the Dalbello Kryzma is well worth considering.
The La Sportiva Spectre may be the best value in ski touring boots, and we compare it to the Dynafit Vulcan and the Dynafit TLT 5 & 6.
It’s time to compare two of the most aggressive boots in their respective platforms – the Scarpa (75mm) T-Race and the Scarpa (NTN) Tx Comp.
For any telemark skier looking to jump to NTN bindings, the boot is an important part of your decision. In this 2-part review, we first discuss NTN boots in general.
The Salomon X-Pro 120 alpine boot has a heat moldable, customizable shell that offers a very impressive mix of comfort, forgiveness, and performance.
The redesigned Black Diamond Shiva Mx is a comfortable touring boot that puts a premium on downhill performance.
The Quest BC 120 is an excellent do-it-all boot for those who want a solid alpine boot that does well touring.
Ultimately, all AT boots are built with one of two priorities: the Up or the Down. For those more focused on the down, the Black Diamond Shiva boot is a very good choice.
The ZipFit GARA liner offers a rare blend of durability, performance, and comfort, rather than forcing you to pick just one.
The SCARPA Gea is an AT boot that is exceptionally good for touring, hiking, and scrambling. The more you care about going up, the more you ought to take a look.