Adventure Gear: Boots

Our favorite boots for getting there and getting back.

2014 Eds Picks Boots tout

6 Ski Boots Our Editors Love

From hard-charging alpine to AT and tele boots, here are some our editors have on their wish lists.


Skiing Magazine's 2008-09 Backcountry Gear Guide

Last March, our two dozen testers hammered laps on Crested Butte’s bony steeps for two days, filling out evaluation cards after each run. The results are listed here. “AT” means the gear was reviewed by alpine-touring skiers. “Tele” means tested by telemark skiers. Some skis were tested by both groups. Our goal: to help you find your perfect backcountry setup.

How to Build a Ski Boot

How it’s Made: SCARPA Ski Boots

A behind-the-scenes look at the SCARPA boot factory.

Gear Whore Gallery

The Ultimate Gear Gallery

The 90 best skis and boots for 2013.


Skiing Magazine's Ultra-High Performance Boots

The stiffest, baddest boots readily available to non-World Cuppers.