Long gone are the days spent picking your battles between your line of choice and whether or not your boots will step up to the plate. Designed specifically for female skiers who are relentless in their alpine endeavors, the Dynafit Women's Khion Boot embraces the adventure with stoic ease, rugged dependability, and an overall progressive feel so you can ski with confidence rather than worrying about sloshing around in a pair of boots that have more fou fou glitz and glam than hearty constitution. The Khion sets itself apart from its carbon sister with a stiff feel that's derived from an magnesium spoiler and Grilamid exoskeleton, while an overlap construction gives it a more progressive forward flex. While it's built on the same last as the Khion Carbon, the Khion still has the reverse engineering component, which is key for eliminating those common pressure points with a pre punched metatarsal area, big toe, and heel spur. The mid wide last offers some extra room optimal for the ascent and simultaneously encourages a snug and responsive feel that's necessary to ski aggressively during the descent. That being said, the Khion is a true backcountry boot with its 90 degrees of cuff rotation, which comes in handy should you feel inclined to indulge in some parking lot roundoffs or chase after the resident lot seagulls. But on a more serious note, once the Khion is locked into ski mode, it remains stiff thanks to the Precision Lock System that secures all components i. e. the spoiler, cuff, and shell together for a completely rigid feel. Unlike most conventional boots, you won't find a power strap on the Khion in its place you'll discover the ingenious and cleverly comfortable One Touch Buckle closure. This new technology from Dynafit permits buckles to be secured and released with one efficient motion, which in turn eliminates the amount of time you spend fumbling around with buckles and power straps during transitions. Additionally, the streamlined silhouette o..