Best and Coolest 17 Alpine Touring Boots in 2020

 

Black Diamond Swift Alpine Touring Boot - Womens Potent Purple 24 #ad
Black Diamond Swift Alpine Touring Boot – Women’s Potent Purple, 24
Black Diamond Swift Alpine Touring Boot – Women’s Potent Purple, 24 #ad - Women’s efficient fit at light liner with lightweight 1 1 boa closure system. Locking quickwire cuff buckles allow maximum range of motion. Lightweight (152 kg, 3 lb 5 oz each) 3-buckle alpine touring boot with 4-buckle performance. Female-specific liner construction. Triax pivot frame with flex 100 and unmatched 40° of resistance-free touring motion.

 

Scott Superguide Carbon GTX Alpine Touring Boot One Color 265 #ad
Scott Superguide Carbon GTX Alpine Touring Boot One Color, 26.5
Scott Superguide Carbon GTX Alpine Touring Boot One Color, 26.5 #ad - When wind-scoured ridgelines make skinning sketchy, and somewhat impossible, the aggressively lugged vibram sole will come into play to give you the traction needed to gain the summit safely. The superguide is a dedicated backcountry boot with a stiff flex, excellent cuff rotation, and a gore-tex liner to keep your feet dry, no matter what. And when it’s time to rip skins and point your skis down, lock the three ergal buckles down, secure the power strap, and step into your tech bindings with confidence thanks to the dynafit-certified tech inserts. You and your scott superguide carbon ski boots have a bright future filled with powder-filled tours and big, backcountry descents. Skiing in the backcountry means you’ll be spending about 90 percent of your time going up, so the 60-degree cuff rotation will be a welcome companion when you’re setting an efficient skintrack. Scott designed the superguide for the skier that would rather ski boilerplate in the backcountry, rather than shell out three bills to stand in lift lines for nearly an hour just to ski elbow-to-elbow with tourists and park rats. Scott has been producing some serious backcountry boots ever since the company acquired garmont a few years back, but with a gore-tex liner, carbon inlays, and an aggressive 125 flex, the superguide is anything but a rehash of old garmont designs.

 

Tecnica Zero G Guide Alpine Touring Boot - Womens One Color 265 #ad
Tecnica Zero G Guide Alpine Touring Boot – Women’s One Color, 26.5
Tecnica Zero G Guide Alpine Touring Boot – Women’s One Color, 26.5 #ad - A. Tecnica built this boot on a mid-sized last (99mm) that’s snug and pre-punched to fit most foot shapes. A boot this stiff handles any boundaries, from backcountry chutes to resort piste. Yet, this boot boasts a flex of 105, which plenty stiff enough to keep you grinning on the descent. With a weight barely exceeding three pounds, this boot barely adds to the weight of your setup as you suffer up steep skinners. The zero g also features a rockered rubber sole that makes bootpacking a breeze, and you can switch out the boot’s tech binding interface with din-certified soles for alpine bindings. Practically a roadmap for bootfitters, c. S. S. Shell, which uses a dimple structure to make heating and punching faster and more effective for bootfitters. A. The zero g guide features tecnica’s brand-new c. It’s hard to say whether the tecnica women’s zero g guide alpine touring boot is better on the uphill than it is on the downhill. Identifies your foot’s hot spots and pressure points with ease, and paired with the comfortable ultrafit ultralon liner, you’ll never feel pain for the rest of the season.

 

Roxa Xface Tour Alpine Touring Boot YellowBlack 295 #ad
Roxa Xface Tour Alpine Touring Boot Yellow/Black, 29.5
Roxa Xface Tour Alpine Touring Boot Yellow/Black, 29.5 #ad - Roxa built the boot’s shell with a three-piece cabrio shell that smooths the flex and helps reduce the risk of shin bang. The thermo-moldable intuition liner offers custom-fitted comfort, and you can switch out the touring rubber sole with different soles if you wear out the rubber or want to spend a day riding in the resort. Whether it’s long lines at the resort, the steep price of a lift ticket, or the allure of fresh powder that drives you to the backcountry, the roxa xface tour alpine touring boot lets you go way off piste while maintaining the same hard-charging performance you’re used to from your alpine boots. Like all touring boots, the xface features a ski-hike cuff that enables easier skinning when you’re on the skintrack or bootpack. While most touring boots feel flimsy compared to your stiff freeride boots, the xface boasts a moderately stiff 110 flex index so you can still shred the descent like you would at the resort.

 

Scarpa Alien 30 Alpine Touring Boot Carbon 430 #ad
Scarpa Alien 3.0 Alpine Touring Boot Carbon, 43.0
Scarpa Alien 3.0 Alpine Touring Boot Carbon, 43.0 #ad - Hence, scarpa teamed up with vibram to create the ufo 3. On the descent, the ergonomically designed carbon components crank the torsional rigidity of the boot all the way up for the demands of navigating technical terrain. 0 alpine touring boot definitely looks like it’s not from this planet, but then again, that’s probably what recreational skiers think about you when you lap them three times in a row on the skintrack at extraterrestrial speeds. Designed for speed-obsessed ski mountaineers and randonnee racers, this boot puts a premium on weight and uphill performance in every aspect of its design, from the carbon cuff and shell to the vibration-absorbing pebax tongue to the ultralight dyneema string closure. With the flick of the featherweight, strong a-light lever, you lock and release the cuff and shell in a single movement for a whopping 71-degree range of motion and lightning-fast transitions. 0 sole to cater to the usage standards of the international ski mountaineering federation (ismf). 0 liner bootie blend comfort, performance, and function, while the addition of a convenient pull tab, soft foam instep, and high-density foam upper and toe box ensure your foot remains comfortable during long ascents. At a first glance, the scarpa alien 3. Quick step-in tech fittings speed up and smooth out the boot attachment process, but your objectives likely won’t be summited with skis and skins alone. Pressure points, hot spots, and boot-tinkering are the fastest ways to bring an otherwise efficient tour to a screeching, painful halt, so the micro-adjustable boa closure system gets your custom fit dialed from the get-go and never loosens with time. A mountaineering-specific last and special intuition race 3. Weighing in at a touch more than a pound a piece, these kicks are lighter than some trail running shoes.

 

Dalbello Lupo Factory ID Alpine Touring Ski Boots 2018 265 #ad
Dalbello Lupo Factory ID Alpine Touring Ski Boots 2018 (26.5)
Dalbello Lupo Factory ID Alpine Touring Ski Boots 2018 (26.5) #ad - Heavy duty, but light in weight and packed with power, the dalbello lupo factory alpine touring ski boots are ready and waiting for burly backcountry fun. Looking for a touring-capable boot with the support and response of a stiff alpine shoe put the dalbello lupo factory alpine touring ski boots on your short list. These bad boys will give any riveted 130 flex alpine boot a run for their money performance-wise, but weigh a lot less and have a smooth and functional walk mode to “boot. ” their id max hike liner is completely heat moldable and maintains a firm heel hold even while skinning.

 

Salomon MTN Explore Alpine Touring Boots 2018 - 275Safran-Black #ad
Salomon MTN Explore Alpine Touring Boots 2018 – 27.5/Safran-Black
Salomon MTN Explore Alpine Touring Boots 2018 – 27.5/Safran-Black #ad - The mtn explore has a grilamid shell that adds to the weight reduction and improves responsiveness. A surelock hiking mechanism is beefy to ensure that you are staying in ski mode when it comes time for you to make your way down a burly face. Features low tec inserts, grilamid shell, touring polyolefine cuff, touring carbon spine, contragrip rubber sole 9523 norm, 1462g per 1/2 pair (@26. A touring carbon spine adds extra rebound and forward flex when you are picking up some speed. 5) actual flex 100, cuff alignment none, warranty one year, ski boot width narrow (95-99mm), flex stiff, used no, ski/walk yes, forefoot width 98mm, flex adjustment no, buckle count 2, category alpine touring, ski gear intended use side country/ backcountry, instep height medium, calf volume medium, skill range advanced intermediate, expert, product id 493321, model number l39935900265, gtin 0889645325811, model year 2018. To round out this perfect package the ultralight liner is fully thermoformable to give you a customized fit for comfort and performance. Salomon’s motion flex delivers a smooth and natural flex with a 63 degree range of motion that makes for easy climbing, skinning and walking on your way up to something gnarly. The sensifit shell wraps the foot with an anatomically correct fit that reduces the total weight of the boot. The salomon mtn explore is an excellent boot for you to make your way into the backcountry.

 

Tecnica Zero G Guide Alpine Touring Boot - Womens One Color 245 #ad
Tecnica Zero G Guide Alpine Touring Boot – Women’s One Color, 24.5
Tecnica Zero G Guide Alpine Touring Boot – Women’s One Color, 24.5 #ad - The zero g guide features tecnica’s brand-new c. A. A boot this stiff handles any boundaries, from backcountry chutes to resort piste. S. Yet, this boot boasts a flex of 105, which plenty stiff enough to keep you grinning on the descent. A. It’s hard to say whether the tecnica women’s zero g guide alpine touring boot is better on the uphill than it is on the downhill. Tecnica built this boot on a mid-sized last (99mm) that’s snug and pre-punched to fit most foot shapes. Practically a roadmap for bootfitters, c. The zero g also features a rockered rubber sole that makes bootpacking a breeze, and you can switch out the boot’s tech binding interface with din-certified soles for alpine bindings. S. Shell, which uses a dimple structure to make heating and punching faster and more effective for bootfitters. With a weight barely exceeding three pounds, this boot barely adds to the weight of your setup as you suffer up steep skinners. Identifies your foot’s hot spots and pressure points with ease, and paired with the comfortable ultrafit ultralon liner, you’ll never feel pain for the rest of the season.

 

Fischer Transalp Vacuum TS Lite Alpine Touring Boot YellowYellow 265 #ad
Fischer Transalp Vacuum TS Lite Alpine Touring Boot Yellow/Yellow, 26.5
Fischer Transalp Vacuum TS Lite Alpine Touring Boot Yellow/Yellow, 26.5 #ad - Coupled with the moldable lace-up liner, this gives the transalp a level of unprecedented customization, so you can kiss hot-spots, slop, and pain goodbye for good. An adjustable rear spoiler lets you play with the transalp’s 13-degree forward lean, and a grippy vibram sole makes icy walks, rock scrambling, and parking lot detours a little bit less sketchy. Three x-lite aluminum buckles pull your foot into the shell without pinching, and a 40mm touring power strap beefs up the relatively mild 115 flex, so the boots don’t get overwhelmed if you’re driving wider skis. Comfortable, mobile, and reasonably skiable touring boots aren’t big news anymore, but just because something’s been around for a while doesn’t mean it can’t be improved. Of course, all the fit technology in the world won’t make a good boot all on its lonesome, so fischer made sure the rest of the transalp was on point, too. The shell is designed to complement the position our feet tend to take (fischer calls its ergonomic design features v-position and on-center position), for increased control and comfort, and it has a ski/walk lever that offers a killer 53 degrees of fore-aft rotation for easy skinning. Just heat the shell up, just like you would a liner, stick it on, buckle it up, and let it cool–the vacu-plast material will expand and then contract to the shape of your foot, improving fit, performance, and comfort. Heat-moldable liners are pretty much standard issue these days, but fischer’s transalp vacuum ts lite alpine touring boot takes things a step further with its heat-moldable shell, which allows you to dial in a personalized fit that even grinding, punching, and padding won’t give you.

 

La Sportiva Syborg Alpine Touring Boot - 26 - YellowBlack #ad
La Sportiva Syborg Alpine Touring Boot – 26 – Yellow/Black
La Sportiva Syborg Alpine Touring Boot – 26 – Yellow/Black #ad - A specially designed syborg liner can be molded for that perfect fit, and the lazergrip2 rubber soles ensure you don’t lose traction on the top of a wind-scoured ridge or while rappelling into your latest couloir project. The syborg keeps things simple with just two buckles and an optional power strap, letting you go from walk to ski at the flip of a switch. In walk mode, the sybord provides 75 degrees of cuff rotation–any more and you’d have to be double-jointed to use them. With an adjustable forward lean of 14-, 16-, 18-, or 20-degrees, it’s easy to dial in the stance that works for you. The syborg alpine touring boot from la sportiva is the footwear of choice for skimo racers and serious fitness skiers alike. This boot features a lightweight and durable grilamid shell combined with a carbon fiber and grilamid cuff, making for an extremely lightweight boot that crushes the uphill while still maintaining a nimble, yet powerful, downhill ability.

 

Atomic Hawx Ultra Xtd 90 Alpine Touring Boot - Womens Dark BlueAnthraciteWhite 235 #ad
Atomic Hawx Ultra Xtd 90 Alpine Touring Boot – Women’s Dark Blue/Anthracite/White, 23.5
Atomic Hawx Ultra Xtd 90 Alpine Touring Boot – Women’s Dark Blue/Anthracite/White, 23.5 #ad - Atomic’s memory fit technology lets you customize just about every inch of your boot, with a fully heat-moldable shell, cuff, and liner, with a women-specific construction that better accommodates female calves. In fact, it might just start to feel natural as you cruise your way up the snowy trail on your way to that fresh, powdery goodness you heard you might encounter. The grilamid construction keeps the hawx ultra xtd light on your feet, and the progressive shell design strategically combines thicker walls in areas that need to be stronger, with slimmer walls everywhere else to save weight. These boots will see you through techy descents with power and precision, thanks to the stiff but forgiving 90 flex and atomic’s energy backbone that provides strength and responsiveness for powerful skiing. When you slip your feet into the atomic women’s hawx ultra xtd 90 alpine touring boot and start your slog up the seemingly endless skintrack, you’ll be surprised at how your feet aren’t screaming in pain for once. The 54-degree cuff rotation lets you cruise up the hill with a natural stride, and the skywalk rubber soles give you solid traction on icy bootpacks and scree fields.

 

Roxa RX 10 Alpine Touring Boot OrangeBlack 295 #ad
Roxa RX 1.0 Alpine Touring Boot Orange/Black, 29.5
Roxa RX 1.0 Alpine Touring Boot Orange/Black, 29.5 #ad - A moderate last and light eva boot board make the rx comfortable enough for long days in the backcountry and hut-to-hut traverses in the alpine. Roxa’s ultralight tour liner is completely thermo-moldable for custom-fitted comfort. Its grilamind tech construction keeps this boot’s weight to a mere 2lb 9oz per boot, but it still offers a respectable 95 flex for control. 0’s quick, carbon-fiber switch easily transitions from ski to walk without a problem. Skywalk rubber gives this boot’s sole reliable traction for conquering rocky summits, icy bootpacks, and snowy trails. In walk mode, the rx 1. Look to the roxa rx 1. 0 alpine touring boot for solid downhill performance after a long ascent. Gone are the days when touring boots struggled to switch from ski to walk mode, because the rx 1. 0 offers a staggering 62 degrees of cuff rotation for an easier hike.

 

La Sportiva Womens Sparkle 20 Alpine Touring Boot BerryBlue Moon - 235 #ad
La Sportiva Women’s Sparkle 2.0 Alpine Touring Boot Berry/Blue Moon – 23.5
La Sportiva Women’s Sparkle 2.0 Alpine Touring Boot Berry/Blue Moon – 23.5 #ad - Four pegasus buckles with an optional power strap allow you to dial in your fit so you can capitalize on every ounce of that stiff flex in techy couloirs and wide-open powder fields. 60-degree cuff rotation and a comfortable ez thermo heat-moldable liner keep feet moving comfortably on long days, and the three preset forward lean positions can be selected according to your preference. 0 provides the optimal balance of lightweight functionality and expert downhill performance. Sure, you don’t have much trouble smoking everyone in your group on daily dawn patrols and all-day backcountry missions, but if your boot can’t stand up to your aggressive skiing style, what use does it serve’ for women who like ripping the descent as hard as they charge up the skintrack, the la sportiva sparkle 2. The reshaped shell now accommodates a far wider variety of feet and has a beefed up flex. The bottom line is that this boot is perhaps the stiffest, most responsive boot in the lightest, fastest package you can get–oh, and by the way, your friends might appreciate a head start on both ends.

 

Atomic Backland Carbon Alpine Touring Boots 2018 - 285Black-Anthracite-Orange #ad
Atomic Backland Carbon Alpine Touring Boots 2018 – 28.5/Black-Anthracite-Orange
Atomic Backland Carbon Alpine Touring Boots 2018 – 28.5/Black-Anthracite-Orange #ad - The new backland carbon takes all of atomic’s great technology and allows you to tour with ease on the way up and power on the way down. The true flex construction helps the backland carbon to keep a consistent flex regardless of the temperature so when you start on the trail head before dawn, get a couple of laps in, and make your way to the car through some heavy, spring snow in the late afternoon your boots will still perform their best. Atomic’s memory fit shell allows an authorized atomic dealer to customize the shell for your foot in a matter of minutes. 0, quick click tongue system, backland platinum liner, 30mm super light strap, skywalk rubber sole, tech inserts, 1086g/per boot in uphill setting (@27. The backland platinum liner can be washed to prevent them from getting funky, with a high amount of breathability and quick drying ability to keep your feet comfortable warm and fresh for the duration of your hut trip. 0 mechanism deliver a 74 degree range of motion that allows for easy skinning or climbing on the way up to your powder paradise. 5) actual flex 120, cuff alignment none, warranty one year, ski boot width narrow (95-99mm), flex very stiff, used no, ski/walk yes, forefoot width 98mm+ memory fit, flex adjustment no, buckle count 2, category alpine touring, ski gear intended use side country/ backcountry, instep height medium, calf volume medium, skill range advanced, pro, model year 2018, product id 481237, model number ae501684026x, gtin 0887445116196. The backland carbon has a carbon spine and carbon reinforced grilamid shell that keeps the weight remarkably low, but with the power for burly descents at high speeds. A frictionless pivot and free/lock 2. Features cross lace, hard tongue installed, free/lock 2.

 

Atomic Backland Alpine Touring Boot PetrolOrange 235 #ad
Atomic Backland Alpine Touring Boot Petrol/Orange, 23.5
Atomic Backland Alpine Touring Boot Petrol/Orange, 23.5 #ad - Their breathable bottom keeps feet cool on the up, as well as warm and dry on the descent, and they can be washed, so you give them a proper cleaning before you take them on that hut trip. When it is time to buckle these boots down for the descent, throw the quick click tongue in, fasten down the two aluminum buckles and cross lace system, then quickly lock the walk lever down for a solid and secure feel for the descent. Borrowing technologies from atomic’s more dedicated alpine boots, the backlands feature atomic’s memory fit shell technology, which allows the shell and cuff to be custom fit to the skier’s feet to ensure top-shelf comfort and performance. Although not as light as its carbon brethren in the backland line, this grilamid option comes at a clean price and is still exceptionally light with a stiff feel that will charge on the descent. You might not have expected a boot of this build to come from atomic, but the world is full of wonderful surprises and the atomic backland alpine touring boot is definitely one of them. 0 walk mode, which eliminates the chance of things going haywire on really cold days. One of the first things you might notice about the backland is the external free/lock 2. Atomic didn’t cut any corners on the liners. The platinum liner is supportive through the calf, ankle, and tongue and is heat-moldable. No, you don’t need to make an emergency eye appointment to get your vision checked–the boots that you are now viewing are in fact made by atomic. The backland comes with a 98mm last, making it a true low-volume touring boot. The boots feature a ridiculous 74-degree cuff rotation, a frictionless pivot, and a removable tongue for a feel more akin to a pair of hiking boots than ski boots.

 

Scarpa Freedom SL Alpine Touring Boot - Womens One Color 250 #ad
Scarpa Freedom SL Alpine Touring Boot – Women’s One Color, 25.0
Scarpa Freedom SL Alpine Touring Boot – Women’s One Color, 25.0 #ad - Adjustable spoiler dial in the comfort/control by adjusting the spoiler up/down. Vibram mountain plus sole the rockered sole allows for easier walking and the added lugged grip makes scrambling across rock more secure this sole is compatible with all at and tlt bindings. Patented carbon core construction improves stiffness & power transmission without adding unnecessary material & bulk. Patented ride power block provides maximum power on the downhill & a frictionless 27 degree range of motion for uphill. Oversized power strap increases adjustability in the boot cuff.

 

Atomic Backland Carbon Light Alpine Touring Boot OrangeBlack 275 #ad
Atomic Backland Carbon Light Alpine Touring Boot Orange/Black, 27.5
Atomic Backland Carbon Light Alpine Touring Boot Orange/Black, 27.5 #ad - The addition of the soft tongue will add stiffness to the boot, which is punctuated by the carbon spine that is not only lightweight, but stiff and powerful for the descent. The shell is made from a heat-moldable grilamid material and has a 98mm last, making it a true low-volume boot. At first glance, the most notable feature on the backland is the simple and burly free/lock 2. As mentioned, the carbon light comes equipped with a soft tongue that can be left in when touring and skiing, or left out altogether to save weight. The platinum liner can also be customized for a more precise and comfortable fit. 0 walk mode, which consists of an easily engaged and disengaged lever, that once locked in, remains fully rigid during the descent due to a metal-on-metal connection, which is all external, preventing icing and wear over time. Being the lightest offering in atomic’s all-new line of touring-specific boots, the backland carbon light alpine touring boot is for the skier looking to shave ounces from their backcountry setup, while retaining much of the same downhill performance that can be found on stiffer and heavier options in the backland line. The memory fit shell can be customized to accommodate wider feet and feet that require more volume in the instep. Geared toward the lighter-is-better, more rando-focused crowd, the backland carbon light weighs a feathery 2lb 3oz (987g) per boot in a 27. Unique to all backland boots is the washable liner that can be cleaned after consecutive days on the mountain. 5 shell size and comes equipped with a soft tongue to further reduce weight.





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