The Quest Access 70 from Salomon is a great boot for the beginner to mellow intermediate that is looking for a boot that is soft, cushy and very easy to walk in. The Access 70 best fits skiers that have a medium to wide forefoot, and medium leg shape. The 104mm last is the widest that Salomon makes. The Ride and Hike switch is located on the back spine of the boot. When you lift the switch up, the upper cuff unlatches from the lower shell to make it much easier for you to walk, or carry everyone else's gear from the car. The Access 70 has Salomon's My Custom Fit Comfort Liner that has Metalwool Insulation. Metalwool has Wool and Metallic Polyester to keep you warm and comfortable all day on the slopes. If you are looking for a boot that will be soft and comfortable, easy to walk in, with a medium to wide fit in the forefoot the Salomon Quest Access will be a great boot for you.