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alright, these are amazing. if you get the right size, your feet will slip in like butter. They are also really warm. Lots of cushion. boa is amazing!
great boot great price
I've been riding for about 15 years. I've been rockin' Vans boots for the last eight years. When the boa system came out, i bought the Encores. Great boot that fit well. Vans one piece heat molded liners give you a perfect fit. I worked in the terrain park for two years and that put me on the snow for about 120 days. These boots kept my feet warm and comfy.
For the price nothing beats the Encore.
Convenience at its worst
Ive worn the Encores for 2 seasons now or at least and older version, and unless they have made some big changes I would never recommend these to anyone. They hurt more than rental boots and hardly keep your feet warm. The only reason why I gave it one star is because you can't give it zero, save your money for a product that can keep you happy on the slopes.
Vans + BOA = Good times!
These boots = Awesome! after a day of breaking them in I gotta say these are one of the best products I've bought for the snow. Soooo easy to put on, super comfortable, very easy to adjust tightness even while riding or on the lifts. Haven't had a problem yet after 5 days out this year so far. Highly recommend!
Sweet boots for the whole mountain
I just bought these (size 10) with my new Lib-Tech Skate Banana (169) and Burton Triad bindings (medium) and the combo is SICK! I took it up to Hunter Mountain in the Catskills last week after 8in of freshies and the combo was sweet. The boots are super comfortable and the boa system is great and doesn't produce any pressure points. I was torn between this boot and the Cirro... but the Cirro is pretty expensive, and much stiffer. I rode the mountain all day and hit some of the boxes in the park with ease in these boots... pure comfort. Off to Squaw Valley in 6 days!
Hey for the price this is a very nice boot. Seems to be holding up fine and they are actually pretty comfortable. I was concerned with that given the price but everyone like a bargain that is actually a quality product. These I got for me and I love em. I definitely like the quick release and tieing knobs. I'm able to help my kids tie their boots up and get in mine before they even got their gloves on so we're all ready to go a the same time. Right on time with no string boots. Now my kids want them. More money for you guys I guess.
Styling and profiling!
My teenage daughter loves this boot. It's amazing they want stylish boots with all kinds of designs on them yet they fail to realize the designs will be cover by their sporty snow suit they had to have. Back to the boots. They seem to be holding up fine. They are actually pretty comfortable but haven't even really been broken in yet. I think she'll like them even more once she uses them a few more times. This is a quality product for the price; of course you have the best prices around and the customer service is uncomparable.
Good for Da Money
I like these boots. they have a low profile so they slip into my flows or any binding very well. They are warm for me and the boa systems tightens well and provides EVEN pressure around the WHOLE foot. Give about 4 days riding to break in! Nothing Neg to say!
these boots are the bomb! they stay tight the whole day easy to put on and off fit well in alot of bindings mostly rackets not flowws only problem is they get a lil chilly best boots i ever bought