2016 Burton Highline Boa Mens Boot Overview
Hey there, welcome to the Morning Shred, brought to you by snowboards.com. I'm Jenna, this is Levi from Burton and we're goin to talk about the Burton Highline Boa boot. Levi, this boot is in it's second year now, right? Tell us a little bit about what's chagned with it and who it's for. Yeah, this boot is going to be great for the beginner or intermediate rider and a couple great features on this boot are going to be the all new Boa system on here. So, Boa's been around for quite some time. it's on a number of different boots out there but this year Burton has worked with Boa to come up with what we think to be the best Boa system out there. We switched from the traditional metal cord that normally comes in a Boa system to New England rope cord which is actually a laced cord, similar to what you'd find in like a parachute. That allows for us to get rid of all the plastic eyelets and everything that normally you'd see on the tongue of the boot with a Boa system which will keep it very comfortable. It eliminates pressure points and allows this tongue to be nice and even-flexing across it. Also, it saves on weight and all around is just what we think the best version Boa can be on a snowboard boot.
And it does have Burton's total comfort construction, right, which kind of brings the laces up but one of the nice things I think about that on the Boa boot is that it brings the Boa cables further up the boot and kind of away from where you might be resting the board on the boot. Yeah, definitely. So what she's talking about is this longer toe box right here so the laces start a little bit up higher and that takes away from a pressure point right by where your toes connect to the rest of your foot. And then, like you said, it will help with making sure you're not slicing through that bottom section. Also, with this system is comes with the Coiler Boa so when you open that up to get in, it also coils back onto itself and is almost tying itself for ya. But then to finish it up you just twist it closed and it stays locked and it's also nice and easy to adjust throughout the day. Say you want it a little bit tighter late in the day, just give it a couple twists and you're tighter. underneath the foot there's this nice dynolite EVA sole which helps save on weight but also is very comfortable for the rider. It gives you a little bit of feel under foot. And then inside the boot we've got our Imprint 1 liner which is going to be a very comfortable lightweight liner that is also heat moldable. Speaking of heat, you also have sleeping bag technology utilized underneath the foot, right? Yeah, definitely. What sleeping bag technology is, is a metal strobel that is underneath the liner between the sole of the boot and the liner. What that does is help trap in any of the heat from your foot and reflect it back into that liner so it's helping keep you warmer and keeping you there on the hill longer. Kind of like an emergency blanket or something like that.
Great, well if you're an entry level guy to an intermediate level guy just looking for something convenient and something comfortable, warm, good solid all around boot make sure you check out the Burton Highline on snowboards.com and thanks for watching the Morning Shred.