We report from ISPO Munich, the world’s largest sports trade show, where we got a sneak peek at the best new ski boots coming onto the market for the 2020/2021 ski season. Finding the perfect ski boot can be a challenge, but it can make a huge amount of difference to your comfort on the slopes, so make sure you pick right!
The Quantum ski boot is a brand new offering from Dalbello for the 2020/21 season – a brand new, incredibly lightweight ski touring boot. With a revolutionary bonded shell construction and weight of only 950 grams, this boot promises great uphill comfort, increased stiffness and improved power transmission. There are three boots in the range, ranging up to £600.
Salomon Shift Pro
A brand new boot from Salomon, introducing the SHIFT Pro. An exciting alpine-touring ski boot line for men and women. (110 flex). These boots are available in 130 flex for men and 110 flex for women, as well as a 100mm last, and compatibilty with pin bindings. It’s the ultimate versatile ski boot for both uphill and downhill adventures.
Head Kore Womens
The Head Kore range has seen increasing popularity over the last few winters. Initially just releasing the Kore ski for men, by 2020, the range has expanded to offer Head Kore skis for both men and women, as well as Kore ski boots for men. Now, for 2021, Head have developed brand new women-specific Kore ski boots. A light free-tour boot, the Kore retains the same high performance construction of the men’s boot, with a 110 flex, with the option of a grip-walk sole.
A brand new ski boot from SCOTT Sports, the Freeguide is a lightweight Carbon-injected ski touring boot, for the highest performance when travelling both up and downhill.
Nordica HF Ski Boot
A modern take on an old classic and building on 80 years of innovation, the Nordica HF ski boot has redefined the concept of modern ski boots to cater to those who just want to keep skiing. Nordica have paired a new level of performance with an easy access shell and closure system and the Monolock buckle system allows for hands-free closure of the boot, done with either your foot or pole. Stepping in and out of the new HF boot is as easy as sliding in and out of your favourite slippers. Performance and comfort in one!