Pros: Stiff, precise, great-fitting (for narrow feet), warm
Cons: Pebax plastic and alpine bindings?
I bought these boots by accident and am happy I did. I'm 51 and a long-time alpine and telemark skier who currently skis in Maine. But after six years of telly-only skiing, my alpine-skiing family (levels 8+ to 9+) encouraged me to switch to alpine gear (they were tired of waiting for Telly-Dad at the bottom). At Brekenridge, I demoed some Volkl AC30s and Tecnica boots. I enjoyed both, but couldn't get the boots tight enough for optimum control. On a whim, I stopped at AMR Ski Rentals, which deals with telemark and technical gear, and tried on some Typhoons. Instant foot love. The boots fit almost the same as my Scarpa T2x telemark boots, the most comfortable and precise ski boots I've...(read more)