a heavy, thick-soled, ankle-high shoe for skiing, often having padding and extra supporting straps and laces around the ankle, with grooves at the back of the heel for binding to a ski.
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How to use ski boot in a sentence
When someone comes at me with a hard line on the correct flex point of a ski boot, or on the superiority of backpacking with an ultralight kit, I respond with a diplomatic de gustibus non est disputandum—basically, there’s no accounting for taste.
I had just moved west and was looking for a resort-appropriate ski boot that I could also use to begin exploring the backcountry.
The next winter, Gow shoved what remained of his left foot into a ski boot and taught himself to ski on a prosthetic.How One Man Survived a Plane Crash and 5 Days in the Snowy Canadian Wilderness—and Went On to Help Shape the Modern Ski Industry | Cassidy Randall | December 27, 2020 | Time
You’ll be more motivated to take off ski boots than to put them on, she says.
I started on my skis, skinning at a comfortable pace, then eventually popped them off and put crampons on my ski boots.
A special ski boot is worn over enormously thick horsehair stockings.Through Finland in Carts | Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie