These shoes are awesome! I live in the mountains of Colorado and love how warm these shoes are without being gigantic snow boots. Walking to the bar through snow is no biggie, just flip up the tongue and trudge on. Chicks dig em too, I get lots of compliments. I will be buying another pair for sure.
i've ridden these bindings hard for 200+ days over last season into this season and they're still going. So... I like them. They are on their last leg and the screw holes where the highback attaches to the heel scoop are worn down, and one screw on the inside highback adjust comes loose sometimes... But that's after A LOT of riding. Maybe I just bought the only good pair that Technine made? Or maybe it's that I'm not a gaper.