Type III - Aggressive
50 - 99 days / year
Update: still A+. My one complaint after about 60 days in these boots: the POMOCA sole rubber feels softer and less durable than something like the vibram sole on the Scarpa F1. The sole edges get chewed up pretty easily when walking across talus or scrambling. Just a little extra, or denser, or higher rubber there at the edges where the boot takes a beating under the arch and near the forefoot would be nice perhaps--kind of like the rubber on a standard mountaineering boot or approach shoe. Just a thought....
Hi Skimo! I see you have the TLT8 instep buckle in the drop down list, but I'm not seeing the TLT8 instep strap and rachet there. I'm assuming I need the strap and rachet if my TLT8 carbonio has a broken cable that attaches medial side instep (correct?). Is that part something you're out of temporarily or is it something that's gone for good?
Hi. Are there any differences between the ATK Crest and the Hagan Pure besides the price? They're both made by ATK and they look exactly the same.
Hi is BD / ATK discontinuing the Helio 180 in the US or is it just out of stock?
A+. I love this boot. This is my first lighter weight touring boot. I purchased them from Skimo in May 2020 and skied them through the summer and into this season. These boots go uphill like a dream and transition like lightning. Coming from a beefier four buckle boot, the ultra lock system is so fast and magical that I still occasionally giggle about how easy it is. The downhill performance is fine for me, though I don’t have anything to compare them to in this weight class. I like the buckle system on...