There is a cyclical nature to the R&D of ski touring gear. This year, it is ski touring boots pushing the needle with manufacturers across the board and across every quiver niche. We were testing all spring and summer and have hand selected a few boots to look out for in the coming season.
Do not believe the negative stoke about the slow start to the snow season. If you are not one of the thousands of people skinning up the resort every morning in Colorado you are truly missing out on amazing resource unique to Colorado. Resort uphill touring is an incredible way to ramp up your fitness and dial in your systems before you take your talents to the big mountains.