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$698.95 at Backcountry$699.95 at REI
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Pros Light, well-balanced downhill performanceAll around ski performance, hit what we consider to be the weight ‘sweet spot’Light and versatileLight, all around downhill performance
Cons Expensive, ski “short”Grabby firm snow performance, expensiveLimited poor snow performanceWobble in longer radius powder turns, slow down in tough snow
Rating Categories Kastle TX98 Volkl VTA 98 Fischer Hannibal Blizzard Zero G 95
Weight (25%)
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8
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8
Stability At Speed (15%)
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7
Firm Snow (20%)
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Powder (20%)
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Crud And Poor Snow (20%)
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Specs Kastle TX98 Volkl VTA 98 Fischer Hannibal Blizzard Zero G 95
Tested length 178 184 183 178
Actual Length 177 185 183 176
Weight Per Pair (lbs.) 6.2 lbs 6.4 lbs 6.2 lbs 5.9 lbs
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