Men's All Mountain Adventurer 17/18 Models
Dalbello Lupo 130C
Hiking like a touring boot and skiing like a freeride boot – seemed to be impossible; until now! The new Lupo 130C combines greatest skiability, easy handling and all this under 1700g.
Bootfitter’s comments: The legendary fit and lateral stiffness of Dalbello’s Krypton/Lupo series, in a lightweight package, optimised for backcountry freeride. One boot to do it all?
Dalbello Lupo 115 AX
The Lupo 115 AX features all the power and performance of Dalbello’s best-selling Lupo series in a new, wider 100mm last, allowing a wider range of skiers to enjoy the progressive, natural flex and rebound of Dalbello’s cabrio design. Features a walk mode, removable tongue, and tech inserts for maximum functionality and comfort on the uphills, while the solid 115-flex tongue and 3-piece design offer great lateral stability and power on the way down.
Bootfitter’s comments: The Lupo and Krypton ranges have always been massively popular sellers for skiers with narrower feet, and with the Lupo AX Dalbello have finally offered a wider version. The 100mm last width, 115 flex and versatile feature set of the Lupo AX should suit a huge range of skiers.
Dalbello Panterra 130 I.D.
The ALL NEW Panterra 130 ID is geared for expert level skiers. The Panterra 130 design incorporates many of the structural and performance features of the popular Krypton construction and adds a sturdy and precise Ski/Hike cuff lock for supreme versatility. Also, a hi-grip rubber midsole and replaceable toe and heel are offered on the 130 to provide extra traction and durability when hiking. Dalbello’s 3 Piece Cabrio design provides responsive and consistent flex with tenacious lateral and rearward power. Contour 4 Fit Technology allows for a close anatomic fit while accommodating the typical hot-spots many skiers encounter while the VFF Fit System enables quick and precise forefoot width to be adjusted via the toe buckle. Center Balanced “Rocker” Stance allows skiers to take full advantage of their equipment by centering their body mass over the sweet spot of their skis for more power and control with less effort. Available with ID Thermo "MAX" Custom Fit Liners (medium density) are incredibly lightweight and comfortable, and provide exceptional warmth and shock absorption.
Bootfitter’s Comments: The boot that skiers and boot fitters had been crying out for! Dalbello finally bring their massively popular cabrio design in a package that suits a wider foot. With a full custom liner, hike mode and adjustable forefoot width, this is great option for high-performance all-mountain skiing.
Dalbello Panterra 120
The PANTERRA 120 is geared for expert level and high performance all mountain/adventure skiers. Incoprorating many of the structural and performance features of the popular Krypton KR2 models - only wider - Panterra adds sturdy and precise Hike/Ride Cuff Lock/Unlock control to get you to anywhere you want to go on the mountain. Hy-Grip rubber midsole and replaceable toe and heel provide extra traction and durability when hiking. Exclusive VFF System (variable volume fit) enables quick and precise forefoot width to be adjusted via the toe buckle. Featuring TRUFIT Comp fit system innerboots for comfort, warmth and shock absorption.
Bootfitter’s comments: A slightly more forgiving flex and liner than the 130, but still a serious performance boot. Versatilee, powerful and adaptable, whether on the frontside or in the backcountry.
Dalbello Panterra 100
The Panterra 100 is targeted toward advanced to expert skiers. The Panterra 100 design incorporates many of the structural and performance features of the popular Krypton construction and adds a sturdy and precise Ski/Hike cuff lock for supreme versatility. A Hy-Grip rubber midsole and replaceable toe and heel are also offered on the 100 to provide extra traction and durability when hiking. Dalbello’s 3 Piece Cabrio design provides responsive and consistent flex with tenacious lateral and rearward power. Contour 4 Fit Technology allows for a close anatomic fit while accommodating the typical hot-spots many skiers encounter while the VFF Fit System enables quick and precise forefoot width to be adjusted via the toe buckle. Center Balanced “Rocker” Stance allows skiers to take full advantage of their equipment by centering their body mass over the sweet spot of their skis for more power and control with less effort. Available with TRUFIT Performer fit system heat moldable innerboots.
Bootfitter’s comments: Proven Panterra fit and performance, but with a softer flex for lighter or less aggressive skiers. Your ticket to the whole mountain!
Dalbello Panterra MX 100
Replacing the popular Aspect 100, the Panterra MX is a versatile, high-volume boot for intermediate to advanced skiers who need a wide fit. The cabrio construction makes getting in and out of these boots a breeze, and the walk mode offers increased comfort whether you’re hiking the peaks or the car park.
Bootfitter’s comments: An ideal option for those with wider feet and high insteps, the roomy fit of the Panterra MX 100 is geared towards all-day comfort, while the smooth 100 flex will suit anyone from first-time boot buyers to lighter or less aggressive advanced skiers.
K2 Pinnacle 130
The K2 Pinnacle 130 is the highest performance freeride ski boot in the collection. It combines the power of a high performance alpine boot with the range of motion of a touring boot, thanks to the innovative K2 Synchro Interlock technology. Futhermore, the fit and function of molded/lasted PrecisionFit Tour INTUITION® liners offer top-level performance without compromising warmth or comfort.
Bootfitter’s comments: Based on the fit and construction of the Spyne series, but optimised for backcountry touring with a walk mode and tech inserts. Compatibility with any binding on the market offers outstanding versatility.
K2 Pinnacle 110
The Pinnacle 110 ski boot features the same Synchro Interlock that gives the Pinnacle 130 exceptional skiing and walking performance, but in a slightly more forgiving 110 flex. The boot features a new velcro adjust Power Buckle for added skiing performance. When you combine the 100mm or the wider HV 102mm last, with the warm, comfortable lasted K2 LuxFit Tour INTUITION® liner, you’re rewarded with a custom-fit boot that you can leave buckled until the final bell.
Bootfitter’s comments: A softer flex than the Pinnacle 130, but with the same backcountry-specific features, this is a great option for those looking for a first touring boot that will still ski fantastically all over the mountain.
Tecnica Cochise 130 Dyn
Any mountain, any snow and any challenge is what the Cochise Pro 130 was designed to conquer. True polyether race plastic, 4 buckles, integrated tech inserts, Power Light Design construction to cut weight with an all new Self Adjusting Cuff Mobility System is how Tecnica made our athletes dream a reality. The most anatomical Cochise to date feels progressive and well suited for long days in the snow with a 99mm last. Keep an eye out for Tecnica's latest orange tour de force on the feet of Freeride World Tour Champions, patrollers on early morning bomb patrols, the guides at Alaska Heli Guides and upcomers world wide.
Bootfitter’s comments: An evolution of the bestselling free ride boot from Tecnica. The new Cochise features an updated shell shape for a more precise fit and stronger power transfer, as well as an overhauled walk mode and the introduction of integrated tech inserts for universal binding compatibility.
Tecnica Cochise 120
Love the look of the new black Cochise 120? Put it on your feet, add samurai sword and conquer mountains like a master Ninja. Triax 3.0 plastic combined with our new Power Light Design and Self Adjusting Mobility Cuff brings tons of game with less baggage to carry. Quick Instep combined with our new light weight Lift Lock buckles will help make getting in and out of these boots a breeze. The fit, performance and lightweight characteristics of this boot will allow you to push your limits to last chair while leading your shred posse.
Bootfitter’s comments: A hard-charging all-mountain freeride boot. The Cochise 120 features a lightweight but laterally stiff shell, and Tecnica’s customisable CAS liner. Walk mode and interchangeable soles for backcountry functionality.
Tecnica Cochise 110
The Cochise 110 features excellent performance with the same lower shell qualities as the 130. Combine that with our QuadraFit liner and you get a great fitting boot with zero compromise in performance. A wide range of motion in the Cuff Mobility system makes life easy on you whether you're shredding the resort, backcountry or the dance floor.
Bootfitter’s comments: A great option for those seeking a first touring boot, the Cochise 110’s walk mode and lightweight shell material give comfort and performance on the climbs, without compromising feel and control on the way down.
Tecnica Cochise 100
The Cochise 100 turns the hope of conquering your mountain into your new reality for an incredible value. Advanced skiers will love this 100 flex offering that comes with the same Power Light Design constructed 99mm lasted shell and C.A.S. UltraFit liner as its big brother the Cochise 120. Take advantage of Tecnica's new S.A.S. Cuff Mobility System either hiking around the resort, walking back to the local shop or cruising to your go-to apres scene.
Bootfitter’s comments: Softer flexing than the Cochise 110, but still retaining the lightweight shell and anatomical last shape, the Cochise 100 is a great option for those looking to take their first steps into the backcountry without making any compromises on downhill performance.
Head Challenger 130
The Challenger 130 delivers pure alpine performance with supreme comfort and Ski-Hike adjustability. This boot is packed with technology that allows a rider to customize both the fit and performance. Features include the uncompromised support of our Power Ski-Hike Mechanism, fine-tuning of Spineflex buckles and Double Power Levers and width changing Adaptive Fit Technology. Finally a conformable Perfect Fit PRO liner generates both perfect foothold and exact synergy between liner and boot.
Bootfitter’s comments: A high-performance boot with a medium/wide fit, the Challenger 130 features a precise 4-buckle design and powerful flex for expert skiing. The ski/walk mode adds versatility for those looking to explore beyond the pistes.
Head Challenger 110
The all-mountain Challenger 110 delivers supreme comfort and robust binding-activated auto ski and hike modes with uncompromised downhill performance to advanced skiers – its about challenging perceptions. The boot’s unique balance of fit, function, comfort and superior handling is made possible through a cocktail of complementary technologies that include a conformable line, form fitting buckles, a Velcro strap for enhanced power and rebound and an adjustable width last. This boot is built for all-day precision skiing in all terrains.
Bootfitter’s comments: A more accessible Challenger model from Head, the 110 flex allows a wide range of skiers to get the most out of this boot. The walk mode functionality, generous forefoot fit and easy-entry design make this a usable, versatile boot for all-day, all-mountain skiing.
Nordica Strider Pro 130
The Strider Pro 130 is a brand new boot from Nordica, based on the last shape and shell tech of the bestselling Speedmachine series. Geared at aggressive skiers looking for one boot to tackle the resort and backcountry, the Strider Pro features tech inserts, a Michelin rubber WTR sole, a walk mode, and a smooth, powerful 130 flex.
Bootfitter’s comments: The Strider Pro represents Nordica’s first foray into building a boot with full touring capabilities. A few of our bootfitters have been testing these throughout the spring touring season in 2017, and have been very impressed with the solid downhill performance and hiking functionality of these boots. The 100mm shell shape, cork-fit liner and Infrared shell moulding technology offer a personalised fit for all day comfort.
K2 B.F.C. 120
A new boot from K2, the BFC 120 builds on the success of the BFC 100, offering the same high-volume comfort fit to more advanced skiers. Featuring a walk mode, hands-free entry, and a generous forefoot fit, this boot is designed to offer ultimate comfort, while the 120 flex offers enough power and precision to charge hard.
Bootfitter’s comments: K2’s BFC is one of the highest volume boots in our range, making it a great fit for those customers with extremely wide feet. We’re delighted to be able to offer the BFC’s supremely comfortable fit in a stiffer flex, allowing more avanced skiers to enjoy it!
K2 B.F.C. 100/B.F.C. 100 Heat
This ski boot was Built For Comfort. The new B.F.C. 100 lets you slide in and out of a wider, roomy last without even using your hands. K2’s brand-new B.F.C. incorporates the long-lasting on-hill performance of our Energy Interlock tech with a convenient Après Mode walk feature so the good times follow you off the hill. New for this season, the B.F.C. 100 is also available with the option of a heated liner.
Bootfitter’s comments: Brand new from K2 this season, the B.F.C. features a new, high-volume last shape, hands-free entry, and a walk mode for comfort and convenience off the hill. The 100 flex will work well for improving intermediate skiers looking for a boot to use all over the mountain. For those who suffer from cold toes, the new heated liner option is a must!