You want to make sure that your feet are safe and secure as you’re flying down the mountain on a snowboard, right? What’s more secure than a pair of boots that can stop bullets? The Burton SLX snowboard boots are made with Schoeller Keprotec mesh, the same material used in bulletproof vests. The inside of the boot features also various liners and gels that work together to minimize discomfort.. The SLX is the Rolls-Royce of snowboarding boots.