The Dalbello Lupo AX HD is a fantastic touring boot that has a whole lot going for it. From the HD liner to the cabrio design, these boots are built for both uphill and downhill skiing. Featuring GripWalk soles that not only make it easier to walk around in general, but also offer a fair amount of rocker for the touring on the way up. This reduces strain and makes the entire experience a lot easier and more fun. For skiers looking for a relatively stiff touring boot, the Lupo AX HD boasts a 120-flex rating and a 100 mm forefoot last. This is a great combination of performance and comfort, two things that a lot of skiers are looking for. The tech fittings are perfect for lightweight touring, and they'll do a great job of holding you in on the way down as well. With a three-buckle, three-piece cabrio design, these boots have an amazingly consistent flex, so all of your skiing needs will be met and your touring dreams will be exceeded. There's nothing like slipping your foot into an instantly comfortable ski boot that not only tours like a champ but also downhills like a boss. These things are built for some rugged use, so intermediate to expert skiers will love the performance and durability of the Dalbello Lupo AX HD. You can remove the tongue on the way up for a lighter foot weight, and put it back on for the descent, creating a versatile and flexible hike and a stiff and solid way down.