Rating: / 5
It wasn't the most muscular boot in the category, but the Hawx was still a tester favorite: strong enough on fit, balance, and comfort that its horsepower deficit was easy to overlook. Testers praised its supple tongue feel, great shin cushion, cozy liner, accommodating fit up front, and arc-to-arc predictability. Atomic's signature accordion iFlex zones at the forefoot have subtle fine-tuning effects on foot movements, fit, and performance. "Great feel. Does everything well: the SUV of boots." Notes: Super comfy ASY Elite T3 liner connects with the roomy lower boot and its flexible iFlex zones for a predictable and trouble-free all-mountain ride. Replaceable toe and heel plates, a 45 mm power strap and heater battery mount round out convenience features.