ThirtyTwo's Juhyo ($230) is all you really want in a snowboarding boot. Its versatile, straightforward, minimalist, and quite functional. The boot uses the brand's "FastTrack" lacing system that requires a couple of tugs on two pull cords to tighten up your boot and you're ready to enjoy the powder. Link
The lightest gets even lighter, ThirtyTwo's Ultralight 2
ThirtyTwo cuts even more weight from its lightweight snowboard boot.