I have nerve damage in my left (front) foot from a soccer injury, such that I have very little strength in lifting my toes. So controlling the frontside edge is a challenge. I have been ok working around this using K2 Clicker boots and bindings. Since the clicker system, the binding is built into the boot and is stiff and responsive.
With the years of use, the boots are breaking down and they no longer make this system. I have tried using some more traditional bindings in past years without much luck. But I think I concentrated on getting a responsive binding instead of boot.
What are the stiffest most responsive good quality boots out there that people have experience with??
I have the Burton Driver-X on my list to try on, since this is their stiffest boot.
Thanks in advance for the help.
No... a responsive boot/good fitting boot is a 10 times more important than a responsive binding... even if you had a "perfect" binding... you are still going to have issues if you feet swim around in your boot.
I rode K2 Clicker boots back in the day... I recommend trying Nitro Selects or Salomon Malamute... but you are going to have to try them out for yourself as what is most important is whether the boot fit your foot well in terms of shaping
. Burton Driver are pretty stiff too.
I've been riding traditional straps for a decade since I switched away from Clickers... but I just bought a pair of NX2-AT Flowsbindings (I was against the idea of Flow binding for over a decade, but have been convinced by people on this forum to give them a try)... I'll let you know when I get a chance to try them out.