Dalbello Panterra 120 Boot

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Dalbello's never been a company that stayed on the beaten track, so it should come as no surprise that the Panterra 120 I. D. Men's Ski Boot is a little different than most all-mountain boots. The goal is the same--domination of steeps, shredding of groomers, and slaying of powder--but the Panterra goes about getting there in a slightly different way, starting with Dalbello's famous three-piece Cabrio architecture, which combines a dbHylite shell and cuff with a polyamide tongue for lateral stiffness and a smooth, progressive flex. This lets the Panterra transfer energy into the ski powerfully and efficiently without having the gnarly flex and feel of a race boot. The Panterra also features Dalbello's Variable Volume Fit system, which lets you adjust the last from 100 to 102mm just by tightening the toe buckle, eliminating pinching and foot-crushing tightness. Once the buckle's been set, there's no need to undo it, either, since the Panterra's designed to be taken on and off using only the three top buckles. In addition to the adjustable last widths, the Contour 4 shell fit is pre-mapped to the anatomical contours of the foot for a more comfortable out-of-the-box feel with minimal punching, grinding, and modification, and comes with a heat-moldable I. D. Thermo Now liner so you can dial in the perfect fit. As skis have gotten bigger and wider, they've started to require a more neutral, balanced approach, which Dalbello builds into the Panterra in the form of its Rocker Stance, which helps you ride fat and rockered skis as they're meant to be ridden. The Dynafit Rearfoot Retention strap also provides serious heel hold while reducing shell distortion, and the ski/walk switch and rubber-clad arch and replaceable Hy-Grip toe and heel lugs let you make short work of exposed ridges, slick rocks, and icy parking lots.

- Backcountry.com

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