A ski that can really do it all. I like to go into the park, I like to carve on fast groomers, powder, moguls, spring skiing, slack country, back country etc... I want it twin tip, fairly light and not to wide, under 100mm underfoot...
Any suggestion? I looked at Freeskier review and the Blizzard Regulator seem to be a very good option. Anybody ride this ski telemark?
- XCD KNIGHT
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If there was such a ski, we all would be using it and it would be the end of the ski industry.
What you really need is 6 different pairs of skis, one for each of the tasks you mentioned. (Which also means you need 6 pairs of Meidjos, a 4000$ investment... )
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I would not go too wide... That's a pain on the groomers—I mean skiable, but not as fun as a quick edge to edge ski.
Blizzard Latigo. Not exactly a twin tip though. But it is a ski that seems to fit in a lot of your categories...
I guess there's also the height of the binding that adds to the equation? The lever principle in physics..
Is it the size underfoot that matters most?
How about the tip width?
..How to avoid the 6 pairs of skis.. ? But I like the point of keeping the ski industry alive.
(I've tried the 2013 soulrider this winter. It felt very unstable on hard pack because of the early rise. With the body weight, it almost goes reverse camber. Had to keep it on edges to stay in control. Must be fun in soft terrain and park though.)
They where highly rated and appreciated by the testers, an editor's pick, as an all around ski on freeskier.com...