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Testers’ Choice: Salomon MTN Lab

Salomon MTN Lab

SalomonMtnLab

$950salomon.com
WEIGHT: 6 lbs. 10 oz.
SIZES: 24.5-29.5
LAST WIDTH (mm): 98

Tested and Reviewed

Tester Carter Snow likes steep, technical, playful terrain with features to jump off. When he’s not in the backcountry, he’s training for big-mountain competitions—and he needs gear that can make that leap, too. He picks the Salomon MTN Lab for its skinning, charging and hucking abilities.

Carter Snow |Height: 5 ft. 10 in. | 150 lbs. | The Green Mountains of Vermont/Bridger Bowl, Mont.

Carter Snow | 5 ft. 10 in. | 150 lbs. | Green Mountains, Vt./Bridger Bowl, Mont.

Here is his review of the Salomon MTN Lab:

OVERALL SCORE: 10/10
BEST FOR: Inbounds, Lift-Accessed Touring
BEST SPEED: Fast
RESPONSIVENESS: 8/10
PLAYFULNESS: 8/10
LONG TURNS: 9/10
CRUD PERFORMANCE: 10/10
HARD-SNOW PERFORMANCE: 8/10

Comments: “I would ski this boot in any big-mountain competition. If you know how to drive a ski, this boot will reward you with a beautiful fast arc. They will plow through anything in their way. Their light weight makes them a breeze in the air with no swing weight when throwing [tricks] off natural features.”

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