Burton Imperial Snowboard BootSTYLE # 106221
The Burton Imperial channels 30 years of boot-building expertise into the most bang ever for your hard-earned buck. Its SLX-inspired performance includes S4 shell panels to keep the flex consistent, lightweight Vibram EcoStep soles for added grip, footprint reducing Shrinkage, plus an EST chassis with B3 Gel cushioning for ultimate board feel. Total Comfort delivers a broken-in feel right out of the box, while the upgrade to Sleeping Bag heat-reflective foil defies cold weather. With a flex that sits at the sweet spot between the Ion and Ambush, this is the high-performance all-terrain boot you ve been searching for.
FEATURES:Speed Zone Lacing System for True Zonal Lacing Control: Lightning fast lacing control. Customize the fit of the upper or lower zone in seconds, and because the system is so powerful, you get more rebound, more wrap, and better response--with less effort.Shrinkage Footprint Reduction Technology: Reduces the boot s overall footprint one full size, meaning a men s size 10 fits like a size 10, but has the footprint of a typical size 9. Shorter, lighter, sleeker--never suffer from toe drag again.S4 Shell Panels: Superlight and resilient, S4 shell panels on the Imperial, Serow, and Supreme evenly distribute strap pressure to maximize rebound and resist breakdown for consistent flex, season after season.Firm Flex PowerUP Tongue: For greater rebound and durability, we have upgraded the majority of our 2014 boots to this new dual density tongue construction. Like all our Thin Profile 3D Molded Tongues, it s available in one of three flex options based on the boot. For even greater response, check the thermoplastic-reinforced Power Up Plus Tongue on the Driver X.Vibram EcoStep Rubber Outsole Design [30% Recycled]: Get the legendary grip and feel Vibram is famous for in a lighter weight and 50% recycled construction. Includes the added rebound and cushioning of dual zone EVA and B3 Gel in the heel and toe.Rubber Ice Spikes: Soft and grippy with stiffer spikes that dig into ice when slipping isn t an option.Low-Profile EST Optimized Midsole: EST goes beyond bindings by optimizing the soles on select boots for a more direct connection. Lower-profile, lighter weight, and with a reduced ramp angle, EST lowers your center of gravity and improves feel. All without sacrificing an ounce of cushioning thanks to ultra-dampening B3 Gel inserts.B3 Gel: The same cushioning found in our high-end boots for unstoppable impact protection.NEW Sleeping Bag Reflective Foil: This new low-profile and lightweight underfoot technology reflects heat back to the feet, improving both warmth and comfort when faced with cold conditions. Exclusive to the Felix and NEW Ritual.Total Comfort Construction: Get an instantly broken-in feel right out of the box. Total Comfort s industry-exclusive construction eliminates the break-in period for a fit that feels just as good from day 1 to 100.Snow-Proof Internal Gusset: All Burton boot tongues feature an internal gusset construction to completely seal the lower zone of the boot, keeping feet warm and dry.Level 2 Molded EVA Footbed: Lightweight and long-lasting shock absorption.ESS Support Shank: The added support reduces fatigue while preventing your arch from collapsing on itself when you bomb drop a 40-footer.Imprint 3 Liner: 1. Focus Cuff Heel Hold System with Velcro J-Bar Interface and Inner Lace Lock 2. Tuff Cuff with Velcro J-Bar Interface and Inner Lace Lock [Driver X and Felix Only] 3. Plush Cuff 1.0 [Women s Only] 4. Lightweight Power Panels [Extra Tall for Added Response on Imprint Liner 3X] 5. Sock Lock 6. Rad Pad for Lace Comfort 7. Velcro Liner Closure 8. Level 2 Molded EVA Footbed with ESS Support Shank and Aegis Antimicrobial Coating 9. Heat-MoldableFocus Cuff: Boosting heel-hold by hugging that sweet spot around your ankle, the Focus Cuff rides slightly higher on your ankle for increased response.Rad Pad: Located on the top of your instep, right where the liner laces exert the most pressure, these pre-curved panels keep your feet stoked and secure.Aegis Antimicrobial Coating: Inhibits foul odors. Your feet [and your friends] will thank us. Look for Aegis on select liners and footbeds.