FTS SOUL 3-PIECE SHELL The same 99mm last width and geometry as the Original with a slightly roomier toe box & rubber sole.
99 LAST The original width shell that your feet love
#6 FLEX TONGUE Medium flex - Maximum versatility & reliability in all conditions with a smooth, natural ankle motion to eliminate shinbang! You can quickly change your flex by swapping out different # flex tongues.
SHOCK ABSORBER BOOT BOARD Soft rubber layer in the sole of the shell absorbs vibrations, impact and shock for a smooth ride.
ALUMINUM WIDETRACK BUCKLES New adjustment mechanism engineered to increase precision and durability while maintaining on-the-fly single-handed micro adjustment. New durable aluminum lever with a minimalistic lightweight design.
RIBBED TONGUE 100% ribbed tongue enables smoother, more natural linear flex from your shin to your toe. The tongue bends like a flexible straw, never bottoming out while providing smooth rebound. No more shin bang!
ADJUSTABLE FLEX The boots flex is rated on a simple scale of 1-10 (10=stiffest). Change a boots flex by simply switching the tongue. (Competitors boots require permanent cutting).
LATERAL ADJUSTMENT Easy, precise lateral angle adjustment. Original & Soul shell: 12mm Influence Shell: 3mm
FORWARD LEAN Tool-less forward angle adjustment. 4mm or 8mm
CABLES Cable closure works like a shoelace to eliminate dead spots for a smooth even pressure flex & fit
CUSTOMIZABLE All parts are sold separately for unlimited personalization and repair using a standard Philips head screwdriver.
EASY ON/OFF Tongue fully opens like a convertible, never blocking your foot. Slide your foot in and out easily with comfort in all temperatures.
FREE FLEXING CUFF Rear cuff has unrestricted forward motion to never bottom out & move naturally with your leg instead of against it.
LIGHT WEIGHT Minimalistic 3-Piece design eliminates the need for thick heavy overlapping plastic or bolts for increased quickness & sensitivity, up to 2 lbs / 900g lighter than some alpine boots.
RUBBER TOE & HEEL SOLE Natural rubber soles on the toe & heel for non-slip walking & hiking that can even be replaced if they wear out.