Although I have never tried Salomon boots, I just bought some 2009 Burton Ion boots today. I tried several different boots on and these were by far the most comfortable and the speed-lacing system is pretty cool. They retail for an expensive $350 but you can find them for less than $250 now.
2009 Never Summer Legacy 166cm (All mountain)
2009 Ride CAD Bindings
2009 Burton Ion Boots
2009 Forum Youngblood 155cm (Park)
2009 Burton Cartel Bindings