General Description: The Burton Imperial boot channels 30 years of expertise into the most bang ever for your hard-earned buck. A high performance boot at an affordable price. For riders looking for an aggresive all mountain/ backcountry boot to suit all conditions on the mountain. Its high-end SLX-inspired performance includes S4 shell panels to keep the flex consistent, lightweight Vibram® EcoStep™ soles for added grip, footprint reducing Shrinkage™, plus an EST® chassis with B3 Gel cushioning for ultimate board feel. Total Comfort delivers a broken-in feel right out of the box, while Sleeping Bag heat-reflective foil defies cold weather. With a flex that sits at the sweet spot between the Ion and AMB, this is the high-performance all-terrain boot you’ve been searching for.
Wishbone Upper Cuff: The Wishbone Cuff defies convention, combining power and freedom into one. Picking up where the Crossbone Cuff left off, it features Jumper Cables on both the medial and lateral sides for twice the snap, rebound, and life without sacrificing the high tweakability of a softer boot.
S4 Shell Panels: Start strong, stay strong. That’s S4. Super light and resilient, these shell panels on the Imperial evenly distribute strap pressure to maximize rebound and resist breakdown for consistent flex, season after season.
Vibram® EcoStep™ Rubber Outsole Design: Get the legendary grip and feel Vibram® is famous for in a lighter weight and 50% recycled construction. Includes the added rebound and cushioning of dual zone EVA and B3 Gel in the heel and toe.
1:1 Firm Flex PowerUp Tongue: Every Burton liner is factory molded with the last inside the shell to ensure a superior, out-of-box fit and precise, liner-to-shell integration. 1:1 lasting means that every half and full size liner gets a matching half and full size shell and outsole for the best possible fit with the smallest possible footprint.
Imprint™ 3 Liner with Integrated Lacing: Integrated Liner Lacing and Inner Lace Lock. Lightweight Power Panels.
Speed Zone™ Lacing System: Strong and low-profile, Speed Zone™ Lacing features lightning fast lacing control while allowing you to customize the fit of the upper and lower zone in seconds. More power means more rebound, wrap and response with less lacing effort.
Level 2 Molded EVA Footbed with ESS Support Shank and Aegis™ Antimicrobial Coating: Lightweight and long-lasting shock absorption.
Thermo Moldable Liner: Yes
Total Comfort Construction: Get an instantly broken-in feel right out of the box. Total Comfort’s industry-exclusive construction eliminates the break-in period for a fit that feels just as good from day 1 to 100.