a little stiff, but not bad at all
These are my first pair of BOA boots, and I'm already in love with the dual boa system. So easy to put these things on, and reduces time standing bootless and freezing in the snow when getting ready to head up. The dual boas make it easy to adjust the fit for your foot. They're pretty stiff boots, so hiking in them can be a little awkward, but they ride very nicely. no slipping, plenty warm, comfy, and responsive.