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Elan Ripstick Tour 94 (Backcountry Touring Ski 2022/2023)

Product Summary

The Elan Ripstick Tour 94 is the perfect tool during both downhill rides and steep ascents. Thanks to its low weight, the ski is easy to master even on longer trips. The Elan Ripstick Tour 94's full retail price is 699,95 €. The Ski costs roughly 90 € more than the average price of all Backcountry Touring Skis, making it an upper mid-range model. Effortless to ride at all speeds, this ski is just right for all intermediate skiers. The Ripstick Tour 94 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. Available lengths for the ski are ranging between 164 and 185cm.

The ski in details

FREEDOM TO RIDE

The new Ripstick Tour 94 is designed on a wider platform, enabling the skier to float better, ski faster, and turn easier in backcountry conditions.

It is built to blend high performance at a low weight, for the perfect mix of freeride downhill performance and efficient ascending capability. With Ripstick Tour 94, the confidence to conquer long ascents and charge challenging descents is the name of the game.

Combining downhill performance with lightweight construction is an art form when designing skis. Luckily, the art of craftmanship is the heritage of Elan. The Ripstick Tour 94 exceeds all expectations of weight to performance ratios, thanks to extensive testing with athletes and mountain guides. With their input, Elan created a super stable, poppy, easy to turn ski, which is focused on meeting light weight requirements to enable the skiers to explore the backcountry no matter how they accesses terrain. At 94 mm underfoot and with Carbon Bridge technology, the ultra lightweight construction has the support to deliver heavyweight performance to charge any terrain and tackle every ascent with speed and power. When combined with the 305-g C Raider binding and Ripstick 94 Tour skin, Elan delivers a complete package that allows you to access the best terrain and while achieving peak performance.

KEY CHARACTERISTICS

  • Most versatile uphill & downhill performance
  • Best combination of Edge Grip and Flotation
  • Versatile Turn Entry & Exit
  • Playful Rebound
  • Lighter Weight

Technologies

  • Carbon, Fiberglass
  • Tubelite Woodcore
  • Carbon Bridge Technology
  • 360° Sidewall
  • Amphibio Profile

Video Elan Ripstick Tour 94

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Elan Ripstick Tour Series 2022/23

Ski review Elan Ripstick Tour 94

At the 2022/2023 WorldSkitest the skis in the category „Touring Men 2 - 90 to 97mm“ were closely evaluated. Tester’s opinion: "The "Ripstick Tour 94" is the next solid ski without major weaknesses in this touring ski competition. With consistently balanced ratings in all areas - advantages in long swings and skin handling - the "Elan” is rated "good". Long turns in deep snow with a relatively low general effort makes that the heartbeats are faster."

Handling, skins7,6 / 10
Long turns7,6 / 10
Short turns6,9 / 10
Stability at speed6,9 / 10
Physical effort7,1 / 10
Overall impression7,2 / 10
Total43,3 / 60
good


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Facts

Season 2022/2023
Season start: 2022
Season end: 2023
Category Backcountry Touring Ski
Suggested Retail Price 699.95 €

Best for ...

Terrain

Slope
20%
Powder
80%

Skill Level

1 = Newbie, 10 = Pro
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Available lengths

Length (cm)Radius (m)Sidecut (mm)
164
44.95 ft
129
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94
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109
171
51.18 ft
129
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94
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109
178
57.09 ft
129
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94
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109
185
63.65 ft
129
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94
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109