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Boots for all mountain and park
I'm new to this site, although I've been reading some forums on here for a while.
I'm just basically looking for any suggestions for an all mountain park boot. I've looked at Full Tilt and might try the Classic and Descendant 8 in a store soon, but I'm not sure about their all mountain capability. I've seen that Dalbello boots on here, but they don't seem to be stocked in many UK boot fitters. `I probably spend 25% of my time in the park so need a boot that's soft enough to ride park, but also has enough power to ski the whole mountain. Any suggestions would be much appreciated.
Where I the UK are you? There are quite a few good shops which can definetly help find you the right boot.
Hey, thanks for ur fast respond !, Yeah i was also thinking about that option and i found that i might go and try to find a shop which holds - Dalbello Panterra 2016, i only think it might be a bit too "hard" boot / not soft , since its 120, what do u think about those, ive read dalbello is for skinnier legs so i thking it might fit me well hopefuly.
Don't pick out boots before you try them on. You'll become biased. Just go to different shops and let them do their thing.
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Yeah don't worry about actual boots instead look for the best fitter. Which luckily you have quite a few of in te uk. Where are you located?
I have last years full tilt booters and am not complaining. it has a slightly wider foot than the rest of their boots (102 mm rather than 99mm) and a really good flex on it. The flex is a 5 from a 1-10 scale so its right in the middle, perfect for landing stuff in the park or just charging down the rest of the mountain. Ill add a link to them at the bottom. I think you can find them new for $300.
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Don't get hooked up on a Dalbello boot, or a park specific boot. They might look cool, and have useful features, and if you can find a pair that fit you properly, then great! But bear in mind that all brands fit differently, and different boots from the same brand will fit differently.
You might want some full tilts, but there's no reason you can't stomp tricks in the park in a pair of Salomon X pros. Get the boots that fit, with a good supportive footbed, and it really will make you a better skier, all over the mountain.
As Tom has already asked, where are you in the UK? there are some good places to get fitted up, but I can think of a couple to avoid as well.
Honestly man it totally depends on your feet and don't go for some full tilts just cause you think they are cool, i'd say get fitted and if anyone to listen to, listen to tom^ he knows his shit.
but if they fit you i would totally recommend the nordica ace series they are not park specific but perform everywhere they are also one of the comfiest boots and warmest! haha yes i come from only race boots my entire life so i think any boot would be comfortable and warm for me but anyone i know who was had them loves them!
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