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Top 12 Product Ratings

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Score Product Price Our Take
70
$900
Editors' Choice Award
For only the most specialized of needs (super wide feet, high speed climbers, big-cliff-huckers) will it be overwhelmed; this is an excellent ski boot that quietly entered the market and crushes the competition
66
$800
Perhaps the most innovative AT ski boot in eight years; the downhill performance leaps ahead but some of the other innovations are “solutions without problems” that complicate real world use
64
$700
Shares a name with the company’s resort boots, but is really a purpose-built touring boot; as such, it's better than nearly all the other purpose built touring boots we know
62
$799
Well-balanced AT ski boot performance at a reasonable price point and with a fit that favors comfort and accommodates average to high volume feet
61
$800
Best Buy Award
On a budget and/or with wide feet and searching for lightweight touring boots for fast backcountry skiing?
60
$700
Top Pick Award
Beefy alpine boots, with tech fittings and a walk mode for touring in the backcountry
60
$800
An all-around, modern AT ski boot for those with narrow feet and/or patience for boot fitting work
60
$899
For “crossover” use, choose the right binding, bigger skis, and, if it fits, it can be used for both occasional short human powered runs and inbounds skiing
58
$750
Simple, clean, all-purpose AT footwear for the subset of the ski population that has high volume feet
58
$870
Top Pick Award
Just one small step up from “Skimo Race” boots, the Alien RS is purpose built for high-speed touring and low speed skiing
51
$680
Best Buy Award
A light, classic, all around ski boot design for the masses
46
$750
You’ll readily overlook the thin insulation and mediocre downhill performance for the uphill efficiency; be patient with some attributes and match the rest of your kit to these boots