Intro - Cheap Snowboard Boots Under £180
The definitions of 'cheap' are on the move when it comes to cheap snowboard boots. In days gone by you might have been looking a little closer to the £100 mark to keep your toes in check. But nowadays - the price of that vital podiatric comfort is going through the roof, with top of the line boots now reaching highs over £400!
So, with that in mind, we're looking at the latest cheap snowboard boots under £180 - certainly not a fickle expenditure for most, but still well worth the investment if it means getting out of rentals, and actually finding a fit that's right for you. The same rules apply here as in our best snowboard boots post - Fit, Flex and Features are the key factors you want to look at - and as always it's essential to at least put a few pairs on your feet to find your perfect match!
Take a look using the left and right arrow keys, and drop any of your personal suggestions in the comments section below:
adidas ZX 500 Snowboard Boots 2014-2015 £165
Mid-soft flexing boots with a dual-zone speed lacing system - these entry level/intermediate boots from adidas feature an odour neutralising footbed, and offer plenty of tweakability for freestyle fans.
Burton Mint Women's Snowboard Boots 2014-2015 £150
The Burton Mint is an entry level women's cheap snowboard boot that'll make things easy for you while you're getting started. Soft flex, dual-zone speed lacing, and now with 'Sleeping Bag' tech for warmth - at an affordable price it's easy to see why this has been the best selling women's boot in the world for 11 years running.
Burton Moto Snowboard Boots 2014-2015 £150
The Burton Moto is the male equivalent of the Mint - and it's been equally popular, now with 13 years under its belt as the worlds best selling male boot. Lightweight and easy to break in - comfort, affordability and hassle-free riding are the keys to success here.
DC Phase Snowboard Boots 2014-2015 £125
The cheapest of our cheap snowboard boots by quite a way - DC's Phase boots are simplicity at it's finest. Classic skate-inspired design, and a lace-up system for the traditionalists - they hit bang on centre for flex and are fur lined for warmth - no-nonsense boots at a great price.
Nike Vapen Women's Snowboard Boots 2014-2015 £160
A crossover from our best snowboard boots article - Nike Vapen still hit the right notes when it comes to price point and comfort. Available in both women's and men's variations - they're classic lace-ups with a mid-flex, great for fun times on snow.
Northwave Legend SL Snowboard Boots 2014-2015 £175
On the higher end of the flex scale - the Northwave Legend SL are all mountain boots with plenty of shock absorption. If you're looking to go bigger and faster, without forking out the big bucks - these should be on your list.
Thirty Two Maven Snowboard Boots 2014-2015 £170
Boots don't come much more skate-inspired than this - the Thirty Two Maven in Joe Sexton's signature colourway looks like a classic! Medium flex with a low-cut collar - there's more room to manoeuvre and tweak in these team-fit boots.
Thirty Two STW Boa Women's Snowboard Boots 2014-2015 £175
'Spin To Win' is the motto on the STW Boa women's boots from Thirty Two - but that doesn't mean you have to move like a whirlwind. In fact it's a reference to the Boa lacing system which makes them super quick to get on and off. Coming in at a medium flex, this boot is all about comfort!
Salomon Faction Snowboard Boots 2014-2015 £140
Also available in a Boa option (£170) - the Salomon Faction is a speed laced lightweight boot with self-molding tech for comfort. With a low-profile freestyle feel - it's mid-soft flex, and these cheap snowboard boots are going to feel great from the first day on the hill.