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Ski Review 2018/19: Freeride Over 100 mm

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last update on Jul 15, 2019

A model from the category "Freeride Over 100 mm" is your perfect equipment for a great powder day. The freeriders promis maximum fun off-piste, no mater if you wag through fresh snow, or make your way through heavy deep snow. They also ensure an extraordinary boost, preserving your energy, and hence provide unforgettable adventures in untouched snow.

Off into the Backcountry!

The reviewed models of season 2018/19 have a medium width of 105-118 mm, and are suitable for experienced skiers who like to explore the backcountry. The judges were lucky, they got to test our skis on finest powder at Lech Zürs. After one run in the off-piste area per model, our experts, including Lorraine Huber and Matthias Mayr, reviewed and rated the skis.

In the end, three models got a "very good", ten received a "good" rating. All freeriders convinced the judges with their performance, and are certainly great devices for the coming season in the backcountry.

Target: 100% backcountry skiers

Winner: Elan Ripstick 106

Elan Ripstick 106
Elan Ripstick 106

On Elan Ripstick, the ultimate feeling of freedom in the snow is guaranteed! The winner in "Freeride Over 100 mm" convinced our judges in all areas, and is the perfect companion for the backcountry.

>> All information on Elan Ripstick 106 in our database!

Second: Blizzard Rustler 11

Blizzard Rustler 11
Blizzard Rustler 11

This model is another top ski for freeriders. The Blizzard Rustler 11 is particularly steady even in long, swift turns off-piste. While a bit heavier, it still gives a very good boost.

>> Find out more about Blizzard Rustler 11 here!

Third: Dynastar Legend X 106

Dynastar Legend X 106
Dynastar Legend X 106

Dynastar's Legend X 106 comes third best at Freeride Over 100mm. Its even construction makes powder days a treat, but it guarantees backcountry fun under less ideal snow conditions as well.

>> More information on Dynastar Legend X 106 in our database!

Overview of the Results For Freeride Over 100

RankSkiRatingPrice (RRP)
1Elan Ripstick 10646.5€ 599.95 *
2Blizzard Rustler 1146.1€ 649.95 *
3Dynastar Legend X 10645.2€ 649.95 *
4Kästle BMX 11544.7€ 999
4Line Sick Day 11444.7€ 599.95 *
6K2 Pinnacle 105 Ti44.3€ 649.95 *
7Rossignol Soul 7 HD44.2€ 649.99 *
8Fischer Ranger 108 TI44.1€ 549.95 *
9Atomic Backland 10743.1€ 949.95
10Völkl 100Eight43€ 749.95
11Salomon QST 10642.9€ 799
12Nordica Enforcer 11041€ 649.95 *
13Armada Tracer 118 CHX40.6€ 879.95

*binding not included


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