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Atomic Backland 98 W (Backcountry Touring Ski 2023/2024)

Product Summary

Due to its lighweight construction the Atomic Backland 98 W is easy to handle not only downhill but also during longer ascents. The Atomic Backland 98 W's full retail price is €749.99. The Ski costs roughly €140 more than the average price of all Backcountry Touring Skis, making it a real premium Ski. The ski is very smooth and forgiving. It's the perfect tool for intermediate skiers. The Backland 98 W is a more off-piste oriented ski which rides great in deep powder. Thanks to its versatility however, it is also fun on groomers from time to time. The ski is available from 156 to 172cm.

The ski in details

Easy on the up and strong on the down, Atomic Backland 98 W with HRZN Tech delivers flotation, rock-solid steadiness and playful performance.

Lightweight, wide and strong, Atomic Backland 98 W is one of the most versatile freeride touring skis in the Backland collection and capable of performing in the widest range of snow conditions and in any terrain. Built specifically for women drawn to the allure of alpine touring and weight optimized for easy ascending, the Ultra Light Woodcore construction and widebody design offers the perfect combination of lightweight touring capabilities and freeride performance. A Carbon Backbone runs the length of the ski like a backbone, providing exceptional agility and solid edge grip on descents. Intuitive and easy to handle, the revolutionary HRZN Tech in the tip allows the ski to bust through even the most challenging snow conditions. For the ultimate touring set up, Atomic also offers pre-fit skins to match.

Weight single piece (g) / Size (cm) : 1200 / 164

Technologies

  • HRZN Tech Tip: A broad, beveled tip with 10% more surface area for floatation and decreased tip deflection in chop.
  • Ultra Light Woodcore: The poplar and Caruba woodcore create a balance of low weight and optimum performance.
  • Carbon Backbone: An ultra-lightweight carbon insert that runs the length of the ski like a stabilizing backbone.
  • Fiberglass: Fiberglass layers create a ski that is smooth and stable while remaining lightweight and dynamic.

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Facts

Season 2023/2024
Season start: 2023
Season end: 2024
Category Backcountry Touring Ski
Suggested Retail Price 749.99 €
Lady Ski
Rocker Ski

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Terrain

Slope
20%
Powder
80%

Skill Level

1 = Newbie, 10 = Pro
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Available lengths

Length (cm)Radius (m)Sidecut (mm)
156
41.01 ft
127
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97
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117
164
47.9 ft
128
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98
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118
172
55.77 ft
129
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99
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119