daring ascents and challenging descents are the specialty of the burton tourist. the burton tourist will guide you up to the peaks like a billy goat! it´s burton´s first splitboard bott and one of the best on the market. more negative flex than any other boot in the line enhances glide in the skin track, while a heel welt adds crampon compatibility. an array of insulating features are key on pre-dawn starts or snow camp missions.thanks to total comfort, the boots fit like a glove from day one, without losing any of their power and strength. the reflective sleeping bag film binds body heat, which it then releases again while absorbing sweat. the grippy vibram® ecostepâ„¢ outsole with rubber ice studs gives you the confidence you need for the mountain. all of these features melt together to create a boot that will give you full performance on both uphill hikes and long deep snow turns downhill and won't disappoint you. with the tourist on your feet you will definitely discover some mountain worlds for you anew.outer bootfor greater rebound and durability, the tourist features the 1:1 firm flex powerup tongue. while an increased negative flex improves glide and comfort in touring mode. get an instantly broken-in feel right out of the box. total comfortâ€™s industry-exclusive construction eliminates the break-in period for a fit that feels just as good from day 1 to 100. the shrinkageâ„¢ footprint reduction technology reduces the bootâ€™s overall footprint in one full size, meaning a menâ€™s size 10 fits like a size 10, but has the footprint of a typical size 9. shorter, lighter, sleekerâ€”never suffer from toe drag again.all burton boot tongues feature a snow-proof internal gusset construction to completely seal the lower zone of the boot, keeping feet warm and dry.life linerthe new heat-moldable life liner uses lightweight materials with a more relaxed feel for high-end performance that makes all the difference during long seasons filled with hard charging days. the responsive pu tongue provides a combo of cat-like quickness and long-term resistance to breakdown, while also accommodating a better fit for all foot shapes. the life liner adds a level 2 footbed with ess support shank, aegisâ„¢ antimicrobial coating and extra dryride heat cycleâ„¢ material for added warmth. tuff cuff increases heel hold and wraps the ankle with medial and lateral support while still flexing freely from toe to heel. vibram® ecostepâ„¢ rubber outsole design [30% recycled]get the legendary grip and feel vibram® is famous for in a lighter weight and up to 50% recycled construction. includes the added rebound and cushioning of dual zone eva and b3 gel in the heel and toe. soft and grippy spikes dig into ice when slipping isnâ€™t an option.the low-profile est® optimized midsole goes beyond bindings by optimizing the soles on select boots for a more direct connection. lower-profile, lighter weight, and with a reduced ramp angle, est lowers your center of gravity and improves feel. all without sacrificing an ounce of cushioning thanks to ultra-dampening b3 gel inserts.especially for splitboarders, the tourist comes with a heel welt for cramp-on attachment and rubber ice spikes .lacing systemspeed zoneâ„¢ lacing system with built-in lace loops which allow the boot to be converted to traditional lacing and powered by burton exclusive new england ropes with a lifetime warranty. the system retains lightning fast lacing control by allowing you to customise the fit of the upper and lower zone in seconds. more power means more rebound, wrap and response with less lacing effort. new england rope laces add a virtually indestructible character.additionally, built-in lace loops allow the boot to be converted to traditional lacing.