Atomic Backland Carbon Boot

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A stiff flex and liners that mold to your feet mean the Atomic Backland Carbon alpine touring ski boots deliver powerful downhill performance while staying lightweight enough to charge up the hills.

- REI

If you're the type of skier who is willing to go the extra mile for better lines, and doesn't like to be held back by extra ounces and sub-par range of motion in walk mode, then the Atomic Backland Carbon Alpine Touring Boot is everything you need. It's impressively light, weighing in at just over four pounds per pair, and a generous 72-degree range of motion in walk mode perfectly complements its light weight by actually allowing you to take full, efficient strides, whether you're in for a long, flat slog or tackling steep switchbacks. The boot comes with Atomic's stiff Quick Click tongue, which can be removed for more comfort and mobility on climbs, and easily snaps back on for the descent. The Grilamid shell is to thank for the Backland Carbon's low weight, but it that doesn't mean there's any sacrifice in downhill performance due to the carbon reinforcements, which make the boot stiff and also maintains a consistent flex in different temperatures. Atomic added a carbon spine, too, providing smooth power transfer from the boot to the ski for better control on steep, technical descents. Thankfully, all this performance doesn't come at the price of comfort. The shell and plush liner are both fully thermo-moldable so you can customize the boot to the shape of your foot for added precision, and the three-point closure system wraps your foot securely to keep it in place as you lay on your edges. Complete with rockered rubber soles for more efficient walking and a reliable grip on slick bootpacks, the Backland Carbon is ready to take you longer distances for more epic turns.

- Backcountry.com

A lightweight 2-buckle design with a carbon backbone, the men's Atomic Backland Carbon Ski Boots feature Memory Fit, which allows heat molding for a truly custom fit, Discover the backcountry in the Backland Carbon boot. It offers natural movement, a personalized fit and a warm, breathable liner so you can enjoy a full day of touring. BRING ON THE BACKLANDS. We love helping skiers push themselves. And if the backcountry is top of your to-do list, Atomic's new Backland boots are for you. They're the latest addition to Atomic's Backland touring series that already includes skis, packs and Rocker skins. They're 100% built for touring, so they're super light and come with incredible mobility to make climbing feel totally natural. Plus, unlike other touring gear, they're packed with Atomic technology for powerful skiing and awesome comfort. Epic in every way: straight, up and down. EPIC MOVEMENT FOR CLIMBING. What makes Backland boots really stand out is the epic way they move. A new Free/Lock 2.0 mechanism frees the cuff from the shell for incredible 74 cuff mobility. The Frictionless Pivot creates seriously smooth movement. Plus the new Quick Click Tongue system means you can remove the tongue for effortless climbing. Atomic's lightest boot weighs in at just 987g, too. The result? Climbing with Backland feels unbelievably natural. Almost like wearing hiking boots. SUPERIOR CONTROL FOR SKIING. Unlike other lightweight Adventure Touring boots, Backland is packed with Atomic skiing technology for awesome downhill performance. Like the Carbon Spine that provides extra strength but keeps weight down. The new Cross Lace system wraps the foot securely for superb foothold. The Free/Lock 2.0 mechanism also lets you adjust your forward lean for skiing. All that, plus you can insert an extra supportive tongue for powerful skiing. SERIOUS COMFORT. Feet get a rough ride in touring. To keep them comfortable we've created the Backland Platinum Liner. It's the most advanced touring liner ever, packed with Atomic's all-mountain boot technology combined with touring-specific features. It's completely breathable, so excess heat and moisture can escape and feet stay drier, warmer and less prone to blisters. It's also fully washable to solve the old odor problem. A PERFECT PERSONALIZED FIT. Backland's anatomical 98mm last comes with a great first fit straight out of the box. On top of that, Backland is the only touring boot on the market with Memory Fit, Atomic's quick heat-fitting technology that offers 100% personalization in a matter of minutes. The absolute best fit and comfort for all aspects of touring. Freelock 2.0 releases the cuff easily to achieve 74 of cuff mobility. Quick-click removable tongue on the shell varies the support and mobility, and the Carbon Spine maximizes downhill performance. Frictionless pivot with polymer bushings. Freelock 2.0 has adjustable 13 - 15 of forward lean. Breathable, washable liner is perforated in the bottom; exterior cross lace on the liner wraps the foot securely from 3 points. Memory fit shell and Ultralon liner offer a 10% customizable fit. Grilamid / carbon shell materials. 98mm forefoot width. Rockered sole made from Skywalk Rubber for easy walking and climbing. 30mm-wide Super Light power strap. Compatible with tech bindings only. Imported

- Tahoe Mountain Sports

Atomic Alpine Touring Boots Backland Carbon Black/Anthracite/Orange 26/26.5 AE501684026X. The liner is also perforated on the base for great breathability. Plus the boots feature the Frictionless Pivot Quick Click Tongue system and Free/Lock 2.0 mechanism that allow for an incredible 74 of epic natural movement. Unlike any other touring boots Backland boots are also packed with Atomic all-mountain boot technology - like Memory Fit to make them super comfortable and a Carbon Spine for powerful skiing. All topped of with a Cross Lace system that wraps the foot more securely than ever and a rockered sole for climbing (hard tongue installed).

- CampSaver.com

The Atomic Backland Carbon Ski Boot is a pure touring boot that's ultra-light and packed with 74 degrees of mobility to make climbing a natural act. To deliver outstanding downhill performance, Atomic incorporates their Carbon Spine for lightweight strength. The new Cross Lace system wraps the foot securely for superb foothold while the Free/Lock 2.0 mechanism also lets you adjust your forward lean for skiing. All that, plus you can insert an extra supportive tongue for powerful skiing. For all day comfort, there's a Platinum Liner that's completely breathable so your feet stay drier, warmer and less prone to blisters.

- Mountain Gear

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