Trying to pick a new, stiffer boot....HELP
whats up guys,
so i know that pretty much every "help me pick boots" thread ends in "it depends on what fits your foot best" replies, which I understand. But I'm really looking for recommendations within my price range/riding style so that I can find shops that have them and try them on to see which fit best.
So basically I need boots geared more for all-mountain since I do primarily freeride riding but hit the park from time to time. Originally, I went and tried on the Nike Vapen's, mostly because this year's model is affordable and the orange ones are dope, but confirmed what I heard about the Vapen's being an insanely soft boot. I'm 6'3 210lbs and considering I do mostly freeriding, I am looking for a stiffer boot within the Vapen's price range (max $220). I tried on the Nike Zoom Forces while I was there which was definitely within the stiffness range I'm looking for...I just feel like they're way too bulky up top.
Again, I understand it depends on the fit. I'm just looking for some options for when I go back to the shop.