Vans 2014 Encore Boa Snowboard Boots : A season-after-season performer, the Vans Encore Snowboard Boots return once again to deliver all the benefits you have come to expect: great fit, forgiving flex and a quick and easy BOA® closure system. Drafting from the design of some of Vans' classic skate shoes, the Encore provides a lightweight, sleek and classic style that appeals to a wide range of riders.
Flex Rating: 3 (1 Soft - 10 Stiff) - A soft-medium flex for progressing riders
Pleasure Cuff - Comfortable cuff
Full articulating cuff
Full instep articulation
TriFit-X Thermal Liner - Dual-Density, heat-moldable core / Asymmetrical X-cage for nailed-in heel hold / Closed seam brushed fleece cuff / Soft foam interior cushioning layer / Comfort flex toe box / Low-volume sole
Web liner harness and OTW (Of The Wall) lace lock
Vans BOA® Coiler Closure System - This tongue mounted single reel system utilizes a spring-loaded lace spool to automatically retract lace cable slack for quick and efficient closure. Different lace guide radiuses are used to optimize closure force in specific areas of the boot.
V2 Footbed - V-Tech dual-density EVA foundation / Compression-molded multi-arch support shape / Slow-rebound EVA base for superior shock attenuation / HIgh-rebound EVA forefoot and heel impact relief pads / Airflow perforations / Anti-odor treated topsheet
ClassicLite Outsole - Two piece injected-molded UltraCush sole unit for a featherlight feel / Vans' special recipe rubber compound positioned in strategic high wear and traction areas for added grip and durability / Oversized inverted waffle tread pattern for increased traction and improved snow release