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Cross Country Boots

Fischer RC7 Skate My Style

83

2016

Fischer RC7 Skate My Style

The women-specific, NNN/NIS-binding-compatible Fischer RC7 Skate My Style boot is part of Fischer’s “premium class” line, a stiff-flex boot for casual or racing performance with an array of user-friendly features.

Madshus Metis S Boots

77

2016

Madshus Metis S Boots

The NNN/NIS-binding-compatible Madshus Metis S is a women-specific XC skate boot offering solid performance and rigid ankle support at a great price point. 

Salomon S-Lab Vitane Skate Pro

86

2016

Salomon S-Lab Vitane Skate Pro

The SNS-Pilot-binding-compatible Salomon S-Lab Vitane Skate Pro is a top-of-the-line performance boot for elite women racers looking for a perfectly dialed fit and maximum power transmission.

Rossignol X-10 Skate FW

93

2016

Rossignol X-10 Skate FW

With a new women-specific fit, the NNN/NIS-binding-compatible Rossignol X-10 Skate FW boot is engineered for precision, power and anatomical comfort—perfect for both racing or longer workouts on the corduroy.

Fischer S-Bound 78 Ski package

91

2012

Fischer S-Bound 78 Ski package

This is a solid ski, boot, binding backcountry combo. Great for a quick afternoon off trail ski tour, and an excellent quiver set-up to have between your Nordic racing skis and full AT backcountry combo.

Madshus Skate Package

85

2012

Madshus Skate Package

The Madshus Skate Package is very solid high-end skate package with a stable ski/boot/binding combo. For me, the poles were the stand out part of the entire set-up.

Salomon S-Lab Skate Pro

89

2012

Salomon S-Lab Skate Pro

The S-Lab Skate Pro is the top of the line performance Nordic ski-racing boot from Salomon. The boot has been specifically designed for the skate technique.