Snowboard Boot Sizing

What size of snowboard boots should I buy?

Boots are arguably the most important part of your snowboard setup. Selecting a proper size is essential in both comfort and performance. It is also important to consider that the size of your boot should be compatible with the size of binding you intend to use. Listed below are some helpful tips and a conversion chart to get you started with selecting your size.

 

How do I measure my foot?

The easiest method of measuring is to lay a piece of paper or cardboard down on the ground in a flat, level, area. While standing, place your foot on top of the paper and trace the outside of your foot. You can then measure the tracing from the back of the heel to the longest part of the toe. We recommend measuring in centimeters for the most accurate measurement however, if you need to measure in inches you can convert to centimeters by multiplying your measurement by 2.54.

 

How do I choose the right size?

While snowboard boots are sized using traditional US sizes, measuring your foot in centimeters and converting is still the most accurate method to determine your size. If your centimeter measurement falls between two sizes round up to the closest mondopoint size. For example a 26.73cm would round up to a 27.0 mondopoint or a 26.32 would round up to a 26.5 mondopoint. We do NOT recommend using the conversion chart based on street shoe size. Due to the inconsistent sizing of shoe manufacturers this is not an accurate method of sizing and should only be used if absolutely necessary.

Recreational Fit: For riders that are more conservative on the slopes or don't snowboard many days per year and are looking for a spacious fit to maximize comfort. It is generally best to choose a size slightly above your mondopoint measurement. We do not recommend choosing a size that is more than one size above your mondopoint measurement.
Performance Fit: For riders that ride fast and aggressive on a variety of steep, technical, terrain. If you are looking for the most power transfer and want the best performance with a tight, precise fit. It is generally best to select right at your mondopoint measurement or slightly below.

Mondopoint 
(Centimeter Measurement)

Men (US Size)

Women (US Size)

Junior/Youth (US Size)

15

-

-

8 (Jr.)

15.5

-

-

8 (Jr.)

16

-

-

9 (Jr.)

16.5

-

-

9 (Jr.)

17

-

-

10 (Jr.)

17.5

-

-

11 (Jr.)

18.5

-

-

12 (Jr.)

19.5

-

-

13 (Jr.)

20

-

-

13.5 (Jr.)

20.5

-

-

1 (Youth)

21

-

-

2 (Youth)

21.5

-

-

3 (Youth)

22

-

5

4 (Youth)

22.5

-

5.5

4.5 (Youth)

23

5

6

5 (Youth)

23.5

5.5

6.5

5.5 (Youth)

24

6

7

6 (Youth)

24.5

6.5

7.5

6.5 (Youth)

25

7

8

7 (Youth)

25.5

7.5

8.5

7.5 (Youth)

26

8

9

8 (Youth)

26.5

8.5

9.5

-

27

9

10

-

27.5

9.5

10.5

-

28

10

11

-

28.5

10.5

11.5

-

29

11

12

-

29.5

11.5

-

-

30

12

-

-

30.5

12.5

-

-

31

13

-

-

31.5

13.5

-

-

32

14

-

-

 

While snowboard boots are arguably more comfortable than ski boots, in most cases they still do not fit exactly the same as a street shoe and will not be as comfortable. Remember that the conversion chart is approximate and this information is only meant to be a starting point. With slight variances from one boot model to another and every persons foot being unique we cannot guarantee that choosing a size solely based on this guide will result in a perfectly fit boot.

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