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K2 Recon/Anthem Pro (2021)

2021 All-Mountain Resort Boot Review

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Brand: K2

Model: Recon Pro & Anthem Pro



Specs

Number of Buckles

4

  • CATEGORY: All-Mountain Resort
  • FLEXES: 140 (Recon, pictured above), 120 (Anthem, pictured below)
  • LAST: 98MM
  • VOLUME: LOW
  • PRICE: $700

K2 took the original Recon design and injected more stiffness via a new liner, pebax cuff, and removable power plate to create the Recon Pro. The brand also steps up the women’s-specific Anthem line with a 120 flex, equally all-black Pro version. Both Pro models keep all of the features that make the Recon line great: 100-percent heat-moldable shell and liner, a terrific weight-to-performance ratio, bootfitter-friendly adjustment features, and super-easy entry and exit.

The 2021 K2 Anthem Pro women's all-mountain ski boot
The 2021 K2 Anthem Pro women’s all-mountain ski boot.Photo courtesy of K2