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Best Men’s Snowboarding Boots for Comfort, Flexibility & Protection

Whether you’re a novice, intermediate-level or experienced snowboarder, we’ve got just the right boot for you. First, you’ll want to look for a comfortable style that will keep you warm and protected so you can stay on the slopes for hours on end. Next, consider lacing systems that allow you to slide on and off your boots but also secure them well.

Durability is also important. Also a big factor when selecting a snowboarding style: water-resistant materials that allow you to hit even the toughest tracks but keep dry. You’ll be gliding through below-freezing temperature, ice and more difficult elements, so carefully consider your options. Read on for our top picks for men’s snowboarding boots.

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1. Ride Anthem Snowboard Boot Men’s

It comes in three colors, including black and tan, black and olive and black and black.

Pros: This men’s snowboarding boot features a Boa coiler closure system for security. It features a grip sole and is made with plush foam. It’s lightweight.

Cons: Not the best style for beginners.

Ride Anthem, Men's, Snowboarding
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2. K2 Raider Snowboard Boot 2016

This snowboarding boot is easy to adjust and provides all-around comfort.

Pros: It features a secure Boa coiler lacing system. Has a comfort foam 3D liner for warmth and support. It also features a rubber outsole, making it waterproof. Its heel is moldable.

Cons: This style is only made in one color.

K2 Raider
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3. 5th Element ST-1 Snowboard Boots

Designed for snowboarders at an intermediate to advanced level, these snowboarding boots offer a custom-like fit.

Pros: This men’s snowboarding boot is more forgiving and offers flexibility. It’s less rigid than other boots. It features a synthetic shell that supports your feet. This style comes with a comfort EVA liner that is removable. The liner of the boot tightens, providing security and warmth. You can hit the slopes for hours with no pain with this style.

Cons: They run small.

5th Element, Men's Snowboarding Boots
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