The Best Alpine Ski Boots

Review Year
Best in Class
Overall Rating
Price
Name Overall Rating Ratings The Good The Bad Price
Lange XT 110 W LV
79
Best in Class
2015
Fit / Comfort 7
Lightweight 4
Power 9
Walk-ability 7
Versatility 7
Value 5

Shockingly comfortable for such a strong boot

Thinsulate liner means warm toes even on the coldest days

97-mm last may be too narrow for wider feet

Aluminum buckles feel flimsy

MSRP
$750.00
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K2 Minaret 100
78
Fit / Comfort 8
Lightweight 6
Power 4
Walk-ability 7
Versatility 8
Value 5

Manageable for rising intermediates

Dynafit (Tech) binding compatible option

The power strap doesn’t make up for the lack of a fourth buckle

Graphics may be too girly for some

MSRP
$750.00
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Dalbello Kyra 85
75
Fit / Comfort 8
Lightweight 4
Power 4
Walk-ability 6
Versatility 5
Value 8

Feels like plush, cozy Ugg boots

Three flex options

Too soft for assertive skiers

Heavy considering they’ve only got three buckles

MSRP
$550.00
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Nordica GPX 95 W
74
Fit / Comfort 6
Lightweight 5
Power 8
Walk-ability 4
Versatility 5
Value 6

Primaloft liner feels like a sleeping bag for your foot

Rips groomers like Lindsey Vonn

Micro-adjustable buckles help fine-tune your fit

Long break-in period

Less forgiving in off-piste terrain

MSRP
$599.00
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N/A
Fischer Zephyr 11 Vacuum
72
Fit / Comfort 8
Lightweight 5
Power 6
Walk-ability 4
Versatility 5
Value 4

Comfortable out of the box, even without bootfitting

Suitable for both narrow or wider-footed gals

Fischer-trained expert bootfitter required to fit

No walk mode

Slippery soles

MSRP
$800.00
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