I'm in the market for new boots but having a REALLY hard time finding one. Currently using junk '05 or maybe '06 Burton Tributes that a friend gave me. Since September, I've tried on all the boots at 5 local shops and the only thing that comes close to comfort as what I'm using was last year's Ions but couldn't justify the price for something not as comfortable as my boots. Actually, there was this a pair that I liked but I don't remember the brand. They felt amazing but the problem was they were soft like regular winter boots. I would say they were over-glorified hiking boots with liner being all fur and a pretty low cut.
However, I still have yet to try the Kaiju's and ZF1's. The Vapens were okay but still a bit too soft for my liking.