ski boots

  1. Rostapher

    ID on “all black” Nordica Promachine 120 version?

    This is a bit of a random question because I’m curious. I was able to get a new pair of Promachine 120s at Footloose in Mammoth a couple weeks before everything shut down. When I got back home and was putting them away, I realized that my PM120s weren’t the “normal” green color I’d seen online...
  2. S

    Fischer Ranger Free 120 - Shell customizable?

    Looking at getting the Fischer Ranger Free 120 for sidecountry laps. Fit is "almost" good but looks like I'll need a punch out at the side of my big toe and maybe on the outside of the heel. Does the Grilamid shell support this? I can't seem to find any info on it online. Also, if anybody is...
  3. SusanneGoneSkii

    Head Nexo LYT 130RS vs. Head Raptor 120 RS vs. Head Edge LYT 130

    Hello there, I am in the process of getting my new gear for the next season. I work as a ski guide for a hotel in Baqueira-Beret, ES and am on the slopes 5-6 hours every day during the season (off-piste as well). Unfortunately, all European resorts closed down due to COVID19 in the middle of...
  4. Claymore76

    Boots and ski width and race performance

    Howdy, all. I have a couple of questions that I'm hoping someone who is more gear-savvy can answer. I've been running NASTAR at Sunapee this season. Been having a good time, and seeing some progress. Dropped from a mid-40s handicap to (very) high 20s so far, and would love to see if I can't get...
  5. vindibona1

    First blush- 2021 Tecnica Mach1 130's

    First, I want to thank all those involved in helping me select my ski boots. The guidance from this group helped me to make what I think was the right choice in boots. Thank you for your knowledge and patience. FWIW, I had tried on several different brands besides Technica: Lange, Salomon...
  6. bremmick

    Boots...50/50 vs Traditional

    Time to up my boot game. I’ve outpaced my Salomon QST Pro 120’s. Want to move to a stiffer boot and tighter fit. Scanned out at a 29.5 for performance fit. Shell fit is about a finger and a half, slightly less on both brands. Trying to determine if I get a 50/50 boot or a traditional. I...
  7. Marin

    Atomic hawx or Fischer Vacuum Boots

    I want to see opinion about those two boots Atomic hawx Prime or Fischer RC4 or Ranger Vacuum Boots. I see new Atomic comes with 3 different forward lean 13,15,17 Degree which makes universal boot for all conditions , since Fisher RC4 or ranger comes in 17 Degree. I do mostly groomers,hard...
  8. jmeb

    A podcast series on boots worth listening to

    If you are interested in spending 3 1/2 hrs of your life listening to two people talk about ski boots, these are worth your time. Jonathan Ellsworth (the senior editor at Blister) has extended talks with Atomic Ski Boots manager Matt Manser. These two both know their stuff, but from very...
  9. E

    Atomic Waymaker

    I’ve been using the Atomic Waymaker the past 2 years. The boot fits well and the addition of the BD foam liner last fall provided a solid feel. But due to a recent knee injury the PT suggested I look into something 130+ flex. Seeing as the Waymaker isn’t made anymore I’m looking at other Atomic...
  10. no edge

    Women's boot for a man

    Me: quite a good skier but hot and cold. I ski on the Head ti Titan Super Speed (short) 170. It's a great ski for me but I would say it is at top end of my physical capacity. I am 65 and have had troubles with conditioning and fatigue. But I like to crank turns... been skiing forever. For a...
  11. V

    What is MONDO exactly

    The internet had served me nothing conclusive. Mondo sizing using a boot that is marked as 26.5 as an example. Does this mean the boots longest inside length is 26.5 centimeters from toe to heel without the liner? So with a liner, the boot could end up being less than 26.5 centimeters? Also how...
  12. V

    Wrong flex ski boot lead to injuries

    New skier, lessons, and have skied about 10 days now. Still obviously working on technique, but have noticed that my ankles especially my right ankle is quite sore (clicking at times when I walk) and I probably need to get it looked at but... Besides technique could I be in the wrong boot flex...
  13. E

    ski boots for a high instep skinny ankle/heel?

    Hey! I'm looking for suggestions on a pair of freestyle ski boots. I went to a boot fitter and he put me in a pair of Salomon Xmax 100's and did alot of custom work, but they kill my legs and shins on jumps. thanks for the recommendations!!
  14. T

    K2 MindBender Boots

    Anyone have any info?
  15. D

    Boots: All-Mountain vs Freeride

    Trying to decide on new boots! I've had the same basic boots for several years and am very excited for this big upgrade. I'm an advanced/expert skier and prefer to ski in un-groomed off-piste snow (e.g. back bowls at Vail), but rarely go full backcountry or touring. I live on the east coast so I...
  16. Philpug

    Press Release: Former Burton Exec Set to Shake Up the Alpine Ski Boot Business

    Former Burton Exec Set to Shake Up the Alpine Ski Boot Business Clark Gundlach is heading up the launch of the Dahu Swiss Ski Boot, the most revolutionary alpine ski boot to hit the market in decades. Eagle, Colo., December 18, 2018 - Designed in Switzerland, the Dahu boot is a...
  17. S

    Rossignol or Atomic

    Iam looking for ski boots, my candidates are: Atomic HAWX PRIME 100 or Rossignol ALLTRACK PRO 100 X This will be my first ski boots. I have been many time in store, both of them fit very well on my foots, I feel them comfortable. But I cannot decide. Can anyone have any advice which ones are...
  18. Tricia

    Rino Dal Bello visits California Ski Co

    This instagram post by California Ski Company @Winks @Greg Whitehouse
  19. J

    Regular Boot vs. Plug Boot Fit

    So I just purchased my first pair of plug boots from Dalbello and after trying them on they feel completely different than my race boots (98mm last) from the previous season. I don't really know how to describe the difference, but it feels like my foot has less feeling in the plug boot and not...
  20. Dwight

    Ski boot fitting and gear in Wisconsin

    There have been a few discussion/questions asked by people where to get boots fitted in Wisconsin. Yesterday I spent 3 hrs at Sheperd and Schaller Sporting goods in Wausau. It's there big dungeon sale but they also have whole store discounts right now too. I have 2 friends looking for boots...