K2 Market Snowboard Boots - Men'sby K2
This is a straight up beginner boot with simple features and a soft flex. It is not for advanced riders or full grown men, no matter how much you like the price tag. Here at the shop we sell it as the perfect tweener boot. That kid that has a bigger foot, but has not put on the body mass to match. If this is not you, you might check out the K2 Raider. If you're still not sure if this boot will work for you then just ask. We can help you with this or any other gear questions.
Type of Terrain: All Mountain
Ability Level: Beginner
We Recommend This For
-The K2 Market is an ideal tweener boot, a lightweight beginner that is out of kids sizes and it won’t break your bank account.
- Flex: 3/10
- M1 BOA® Fit System
- Comfort Foam EVA Liner
- Flex Zone Upper
- Fast-In Liner Lacing System
- Harshmellow™️ Footbed
- Rubber Light Outsole
Beginner boots are basic with no frills which keeps the price down. This is ideal for riders who are still learning and will need to upgrade sooner than later.
Softer flexing boots are more forgiving while you are learning the basics and won't punish you for your mistakes as much. A softer flexing boot can also be ideal for lighter weight riders.
M1 BOA® Fit System
A cable and reel based lacing system that creates even tension and easy lacing operation. Features low-friction guides for even tightening.
Comfort Foam 3D EVA Liner
Focused on out-of-the-box fit and lasting comfort, this liner has a forgiving flex and is packed with internal J-Bars for added ankle support.
Fast-In Liner Lacing
No frills adjustment and locks solid for all day fit and comfort. Easy to use and comfortable all day long.
New for 22/23, K2 incorporate their proprietary Harshmellow™️ damping into the layup of all the footbeds in their boots. The result is superior vibration absorbing and comfort for all day riding around the resort.
Rubber Light Outsole
Full rubber bottom for maximum grip and durability is matched with impact absorbing Harshmellow™️ technology, reducing fatigue and providing a quiet feel underfoot.
Fitting Your Boots
– To properly assess the fit of any boot you must lace or buckle it completely. The boot will feel small until you do this because your toes will be pushed to the front until laced or buckled. Also, keep in mind all boot liners stretch out and get bigger.
– First, lace or buckle the boot loosely. Next, flex into the boot to drive your heel into the heel pocket. Doing this makes room for your toes. Lastly, finish lacing or buckling the boot in a flexed position.
– Be sure to wear the boots for at least 10 minutes fully laced or buckled before making a determination. Remember these boots are not made for walking, keep your knees slightly bent and flexed forward into riding position. When doing this your heels should be pushed into the back of the boot and your toes should be comfortable.
– You should wear the thinnest sock you are comfortable with. Blood flow is the number one thing that keeps your feet warm. Adding more material around your feet with thicker socks increases the chances of reducing blood flow.
– To help your foot sit properly in your boot, you may consider an aftermarket footbed like Superfeet® or Sidas®. A footbed with arch support, not just cushion, helps align your foot in the shell and alleviates pressure points. Footbeds should be sized to your arch height and length, not your shoe size.
– Spend some time choosing your boots, they are the most important piece of your gear!
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