Tecnica Cochise (2012)
One tester said it looked like Liberace's boot, but talk about a feature-fest: Velcro-pulley top buckle, interchangeable alpine or tech soles, arch grip insert, light liner optionÉthe list goes on. Testers loved it. Massive toebox and forefoot room combined with a very upright and powerful cuff made for strong skiing and comfy touring. "The coolest power strap ever; great stability. Double thumbs up," said Korman. Notes: Cuff mobility system allows for easy transition to hike/skin mode with pull loop switch, Triax shell material is lightweight for sidecountry applications with alpine performance levels, interchangeable soles offer either alpine DIN or tech-compatibility 3-buckle design with pulley Velcro powerstrap offers convenient closure, dual cuff adjustment and removable rear spoiler offer stance modification options.