The Hi-Standard has been in the Vans snowboard boot collection from day one. Introduced initially as a boot that was aimed at skaters looking to transfer to snowboarding, this classic skate shoe inspired design has evolved into one of the best selling all-terrain focused freestyle boots on the market. Its iconic traditional lace-up appearance has changed very little over the years, but don’t be fooled into thinking that this a simple old-school snowboard boot. Look a bit closer and what you’ll see is a thoroughly modern feature-packed snowboard boot that is at the top of its game. So, if you’re after a great fitting boot that blends all the feel and control of a freestyle boot with playful ride anything versatility, then the Hi-Standard might be your perfect boot.
- Traditional Lace Closure
- Instep Laceout
- Instep Flex Zone
- V1 Ultracush Liner
- V1 Popcush Footbed
- V1 Wafflepro Outsole
- V2 Harness
- In Step Flex Zone
- Powercuff Strap
- Heat Retention 360
Stiffness Rating: 5/10
A well balanced overall fit that’s works with most foot shapes. Mid-Width in both the forefoot and the heel ensures that you get a supportive fit with good heel hold. The Ultracush Liner gives a snug fit but doesn’t feel over tight.
Traditional Lace Closure
Although it’s old and slow compared to most modern closure systems, traditional lace closure is still the system to beat. Giving you complete control of the boot tension it’s still the preferred closure system for freestyle snowboarders.
Instep Lace Lockout
This innovative design allows you to lock out the lace tension independently between the upper and lower halves of the boot. This will enable you to get the perfect tension for whatever type of terrain you want to hit up.
V1 UltraCush™ Liner
The Ultracush is Van’s classic heat-mouldable liner. Its combination of dual-density foam, neoprene toe box and the brushed fleece cuff not only provide the perfect freestyle support, but they also deliver a liner that gives outd=standing levels of fit and comfort.
The V1 Harness is the lightest harness in the Vans range. Designed to work specifically with the V1 Liner, it is designed to ensure effective support and heel lockdown.
Instep Flex Zone
The Instep Flex Zone functions to maintain natural ankle flexion in your boot, whether in or out of your bindings.
The supple elasticity of the PleasureCuff delivers a cushioned, comfortable fit that keeps your calves supported.
V1 Waffle Lug Outsole
The Original Vans Waffle Outsole is an iconic skate classic. The all-new V1 Waffle Lug pays tribute to the Vulcanised Rubber look that put Vans on the map. The aggressive waffle pattern gives excellent performance in any terrain whilst the unique recipe rubber compound gives outstanding traction in any conditions.
V1 PopCush™ Footbed
Single-density PopCush™ construction / Advanced 3D-molded anatomical shape / Anti Fatigue Coring design/ Airflow perforations / Nylex moisture-wicking top sheet.
Heat Retention 360
All Vans snowboard boots feature a newly improved thermal retention layer that provides a 360° wrap of the toe box and between the outsole and the liner. This essential layer keeps heat in and cold out, ensuring all-day warmth and comfort.