2. Snowboard Boots Buying Tips

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Photo: Sami Tuoriniemi
Photo: Sami Tuoriniemi


Should you be into jibbing and the smaller kicker lines, softer boots that allow more tweaking and poking, and give more of a skate-like feel, will be good to look at. If it’s bigger jumps or the pipe, you’ll benefit from the extra support and response of a stiffer model. Regardless, a good amount of cushioning for taking the spank out of stomps is important, as is having a lightweight boot.


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