Ski Boots

Fischer Vacuum Ranger Pro 13 & RC4 130

Fischer Vacuum Ranger Pro 13 & RC4 130

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.

Blister ‘Best Of’ Awards

Blister ‘Best Of’ Awards

In the next round of Blister’s ‘Best Of’ Awards, we talk about some of the best snowboards out there.

2014-2015 Tecnica Cochise 130 Pro

2014-2015 Tecnica Cochise 130 Pro

The redesigned Tecnica Cochise 130 Pro is a top contender among alpine boots with a walk / hike mode.

Tecnica R9.8 130

Tecnica R9.8 130

Your search for the perfect alpine boot might be over.

2014-2015 Lange RS 120 S.C.

2014-2015 Lange RS 120 S.C.

The Lange RS 120 S.C. is a solid boot that can be driven hard in all conditions, but is also really comfortable.

2014-2015 Dalbello KR 2 Kryzma I.D.

2014-2015 Dalbello KR 2 Kryzma I.D.

If you are an aggressive female skier looking for a high-performance alpine boot, the Dalbello Kryzma is well worth considering.

Update: La Sportiva Spectre

Update: La Sportiva Spectre

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.

NTN Boots, Part 2: Scarpa T-Race vs. Scarpa Tx Comp

NTN Boots, Part 2: Scarpa T-Race vs. Scarpa Tx Comp

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.

NTN Boots, Part 1

NTN Boots, Part 1

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.

Salomon X Pro 120

Salomon X Pro 120

The Salomon X-Pro 120 alpine boot has a heat moldable, customizable shell that offers a very impressive mix of comfort, forgiveness, and performance.

Black Diamond Shiva Mx

Black Diamond Shiva Mx

The redesigned Black Diamond Shiva Mx is a comfortable touring boot that puts a premium on downhill performance.

First Look: La Sportiva Spectre

First Look: La Sportiva Spectre

We take a first look at the La Sportiva Spectre, one of the most adjustable (and inexpensive) quality AT boots on the market.

Salomon Quest Max BC 120

Salomon Quest Max BC 120

The Quest BC 120 is an excellent do-it-all boot for those who want a solid alpine boot that does well touring.

Black Diamond Shiva

Black Diamond Shiva

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.

ZipFit GARA Liner

ZipFit GARA Liner

The ZipFit GARA liner offers a rare blend of durability, performance, and comfort, rather than forcing you to pick just one.

SCARPA Gea

SCARPA Gea

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.

Nordica Fire Arrow F1

Nordica Fire Arrow F1

The Nordica Fire Arrow F1 nicely optimizes lateral stability and on-edge feedback, but caters to a different sort of skier than other popular 3-piece boots do.

2nd Look: Lange XT 130 LV

2nd Look: Lange XT 130 LV

Consider this a Must Read: Marshal Olson’s review of the Lange XT contains an important discussion about boot materials that everyone who skis ought to understand.

2012-2013 Atomic Redster Pro 130

2012-2013 Atomic Redster Pro 130

The Atomic Redster Pro 130 is no joke. It is powerful and precise, and if skiing to you is about high speeds and high edge angles, you ought to check these out.

Dalbello Kr Two PRO

Dalbello Kr Two PRO

The 2013 Dalbello Kr Two Pro boot has been significantly overhauled for 2013, giving the three-piece vs. overlap shell debate an exciting new talking point.