My buddy loves his for true all mountain use and has never complained about anything with responsiveness despite the softer flex rating nor weight despite being their entry level boot. Keep in mind it is for narrow feet though.
15 NS Ripsaw . 14 NS Proto HD . 14 NS Cobra . 13 Gnu Space Case EC2 . 2013 Salomon Pow Snake
14 Now Drive . 13 Now IPO
14 Flow Hylite