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The Salomon X-ADV 6 Backcountry Boot offers backcountry skiers support and protection along with excellent walking comfort. Salomon's Powerful Cuff provides rigid lateral stability without sacrificing front to back freedom of movement, while the central zip cover protects the inner boot from cold and snow. A Thinsulate liner retains heat and keeps your feet warm during long backcountry tours. The Quicklace system snugs tight with just one pull.
Get off the beaten path and enjoy the quiet solitude of an untracked snowy slope with the Salomon X-ADV 6 cross-country ski boots.
The Salomon X-ADV backcountry touring boots are upportive for exploring out of the tracks and on uneven surfaces. Powerful Active cuff: High & rigid cuff that provides extreme lateral support yet articulated for front to back freedom of movement. Quicklace: Salomon's well-known one-pull lacing system for precise and snug fit; kevlar laces that go through polygliding hooks. SNS X-ADV Raid. Lace cover with central zip: User-friendly protection against snow & water. Molded heel counter: Heel hold for stability & full power transmission. Pebax heel envelopment. Memo Strap: Ajustable strap that fits anyone's morphology. Thinsulate: Better insulation & warmth. Semi gaiter: Protection against cold & snow entry. SNS X-ADV rubber: Excellent torsional resistance and forefoot rolling. Good walkability. Backcountry flex: Excellent torsion resistance & right flex index for BC. Active thermo 5 mm insole: Comfort & support. Thinsulate. Salomon BC fit: Generous anatomical shape enlarged in the forefoot area for maximum comfort and warmth. SNS XA: The reference binding system for Nordic backcountry skiing & Nordic telemarking. Gaiter hook. Shell Material: SNS X-ADV Rubber. Liner: Thinsulate. Claimed Weight: 3.6 lbs
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
While it is nice to be able to crank turns using nordic skis in backcountry snow, most boots that give you that control often negate the touring part. Unless you like backcountry skiing in a boot that feels like a cast, take a look at the Salomon X-ADV 6 touring boot. Deeply lugged sole for grip when you have to take your skis off.-- Thinsulate insulation, semi-gaiter and zippered lace cover to keep snow out and feet warm-- High and rigid cuff provides extreme lateral support and is articulated for easy fore-aft movement-- Fits the Salomon X-ADV Raid or Access bindings-- Note UK sizing