The Best Cross Country Boots

Review Year
Best in Class
Overall Rating
Price
Name Overall Rating Ratings The Good The Bad Price
Rossignol X-10 Skate FW
93
Fit 9
Responsiveness 8
Lacing/Closure System 9
Ankle Stability 8
Comfort 9

Low-profile sole maximizes response and precision

Excellent lacing/closure system design

Very comfortable on finicky ankles

Velcro strap stiff to adjust

Minimal arch support

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Salomon S-Lab Vitane Skate Pro
86
Fit 8
Responsiveness 9
Lacing/Closure System 6
Ankle Stability 9
Comfort 4

Precise fit

Snug, women-specific fit

High-quality construction

Agile on hills, turns & accelerations

Difficult to get on and off

Rigid on the anklebones

Relatively uncomfortable

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Fischer RC7 Skate My Style
83
Fit 5
Responsiveness 7
Lacing/Closure System 8
Ankle Stability 7
Comfort 6

Responsive power transfer

Forgiving on ankles

Nice lacing/closure system

Feels bulky

External instep strap feels superfluous

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