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K2 Mindbender 130 LV Ski Boots · 2023 · 26.5

$374.98

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Chris Macdonald, Ski Expert
Chauncey Allison, Ski Expert
By the Expert Community

Best for skiers who value versatility and comfort, and do both resort and backcountry skiing.

Great for
  • Heel holdOffers great heel hold and comfortable fit.
  • WeightLightweight and easy to take on and off.
  • Walk modeEasy to switch between walk and ski mode.
  • ResponsivenessStiff and responsive without being demanding.
  • VersatilityGreat both in the resort and the backcountry.
Avoid for
  • Claimed stiffness accuracySoft for a 130 flex boot.
  • DurabilityNot the most durable boots.
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The K2 Mindbender 130 LV Ski Boots are the ultimate freeride boots for those who want to take on any terrain. With a heat-moldable Powerlite shell, Friction Free Cuff Pivot, tech fittings, and a burly 130 flex, these boots are designed to handle both chairlift-assisted and human-powered endeavors. When it's time to venture beyond the resort, simply flip the Powerlock Spyne into walk mode and enjoy an impressive 50-degree range of motion as you power uphill to your next objective.

Key Features:

  • Heat-moldable Powerlite shell for a customized fit.
  • Friction Free Cuff Pivot for smooth and efficient movement.
  • Tech fittings for compatibility with alpine touring bindings.
  • Burly 130 flex for maximum power transfer.
  • Powerlock Spyne allows easy transition from ski mode to walk mode.
Thomas Harari, Ski Expert
Peter R., Ski Expert
Michael Cunningham, Ski Expert
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4.98 average rating

Size26.5
Age GroupAdult
GenderMen's
Model year2023
Ski boot typeAlpine touring
Walk/tour mode (Y/N)Yes
Skill levelAdvanced, Expert
Flex index130
Forefoot width (mm)98
Liner typeCustom
Liner descriptionPowerfit Pro Tour Liner
Number of buckles4
Shell materials & designPowerlite Shell, Fastfit Instep, Fully Heat-Moldable, Pebax Cuff
Type of bucklesMicro Adjustable Light Alloy
Boot sole typeGripWalk
ColorBlack/Blue/Orange

3.9/5
Chris Macdonald owns this product
The K2 Mindbender 130 LV is truly a do it all boot that offers out of the box comfort. I knew when I first tried these on that they were going to treat my feet well. Even after the "break in" period my feet felt comfortable, warm, and locked in. These boots feature 4 buckles, a power strap, and... Read more
Ideal for
  • A true low volume fit with great heel hold and a comfortable fit all around.
  • Great both in the resort and the backcountry.
  • Light weight and easy to take on and off.
Not ideal for
  • Not the most durable boots.
  • Soft for a 130 flex boot.
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Chris Macdonald
Ski Expert
4.9/5
Chauncey Allison owns this product
This boot is fantastic for that skier that will be doing some touring AND resort riding. Lightweight enough to feel like a touring boot, (especially with a wide range of rear travel in walk mode) but stiff enough to feel like a downhill only boot. When touring, there isn't a second though about weight. While pointing the sticks downhill,... Read more
Ideal for
  • This boot is stiff, and responsive, without being demanding.
  • Lateral stiffness gives this boot a Downhill prowess despite its light weight.
  • Tours beautifully. Powerlite plastic is just that; powerful and light.
Not ideal for
  • LV (Low Volume) isn't quite sincere. This is the most generous "Low Volume" I've ever put on my foot
  • When removing the boot, the liner tends to come out with the foot, especially after a long day of touring.
Reviewed by:
Chauncey Allison
Ski Expert

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10 customer reviews

Solid boot. Bad liner

Originally posted at k2snow.com on Feb 11, 2024
Booting solid, not as stiff as I was expecting. Liner ripped in multiple spots in year 2 so I would not trust them to last.
Kyle L.
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great fit and the construction

Originally posted at k2snow.com on Nov 20, 2023
great fit and the construction is great. Still waiting to ski them but overall great with the fit.
Charlie M.
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