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Ski Review 2022/2023: Men Allround

With the Allround models you can enjoy the slopes all day long without unnecessarily straining your power reserves.  Because instead of full throttle and highly athletic performance, the main focus here is on comfort, enjoyment and skiing fun. Nevertheless, the skis are technically very well equipped and anything but boring. Find out which all-round models performed best in the 2022/2023 WorldSkitest.

Energy-saving skiing fun

When it comes to all-rounders, it's not about setting top times, but having fun on the slopes all day long. They are forgiving, easy to turn and effort-saving to ride. That's why they are ideal for less experienced and pleasure skiers who find the high-performance models too aggressive. Another plus point of the Allround models is their attractive price-performance ratio.

The all-rounders may belong to the middle class of ski models, but their performance should definitely not be underestimated! The tested models at the WorldSkitest 2022/2023 in Silvretta Montafon were able to convince the testers and have consistently received very good ratings, the test winner even got the grade "excellent".

>> This is how the WorldSkitest works

Target group: beginners, pleasure skiers, sporty skiers

Test winner: Rossignol React 8 CAM

Rossignol React 8 CAM
Rossignol React 8 CAM © Rossignol

Just like last year, the victory in the Men Allround category goes to the Rossignol React 8. With 40.2 points, it is the only model to achieve the test grade "excellent". Its strengths lie primarily in short turns, stability at speed and physical effort. In addition to 1st place in the skiing characteristics, the React 8 CAM also takes the silver medal in SnowStyle for its look.

Long turns7,9 / 10
Short turns8,1 / 10
Edge hold7,7 / 10
Stability at speed8,3 / 10
Physical effort8,2 / 10
Final score40,2 / 50


>> For more info on the Rossignol React R8 CAM, see our ski database

Second Place: Fischer The Curv DTI

Fischer RC4 The Curv DTI
Fischer RC4 The Curv DTI © Fischer Sports GmbH

Second place goes to the Fischer The Curv DTI. It is the most relaxed model in The Curv series. Easy to turn, smooth-running and power-saving, it makes for all-day fun. It was also able to convince the ladies, which is why it lands in second place in the Ladies Allround category as well.

Long turns7,7 / 10
Short turns7,8 / 10
Edge hold7,8 / 10
Stability at speed7,6 / 10
Physical effort8,0 / 10
Final score38,9 / 50


>> For more info on the Fischer RC4 The Curv DTI, see our ski database

Third Place: Atomic Redster Q6

Atomic Redster Q6
Atomic Redster Q6 © Atomic

In third place, the Atomic Redster Q6 also makes it onto the podium. Atomic's new Redster Q series combines the Redster's World Cup technologies with a wider mid-width to offer more versatility. With its All-Condition Piste Shape, it plays to its strengths especially in wide, long turns. Changing piste conditions are no problem. For the classy design, the Redster Q6 also gets the gold medal in SnowStyle.

Long turns7,8 / 10
Short turns7,3 / 10
Edge hold7,7 / 10
Stability at speed7,7 / 10
Physical effort7,6 / 10
Final score38,1 / 50


>> More info on the Atomic Redster Q6 can be found in our ski database

All test results for Men Allround

RankSkiPointsRatingPrice (RRP)
1Rossignol React 8 CAM40,2 / 50excellent
SnowStyle Silver
600,00 €
2Fischer The Curv DTI38,9 / 50very good699,99 €
3Atomic Redster Q638,1 / 50very good
SnowStyle Gold
649,99 €
4Salomon S/Max 837,6 / 10very good550,00 €
5Völkl Deacon 75 Black37,9 / 10 very good630,00 €
6Dynastar Speed 56336,5 / 10very good600,00 €
7Elan Amphibio 14 Ti 36,3 / 10very good699,95 €
8Blizzard Firebird Ti35,4 / 10very good650,00 €

(all prices incl. binding)

>> Detailed Skitest results can be found in each case at the linked ski model

>> Review: The results of the ski test 2021/2022

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last update on Nov 10, 2022

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