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Pros Surfy, epic floatationExceptional float, shmeary turn shapes, bomber constructionPowerful, damp, ready to get rowdyBurly, fast, versatileStable, damp, solid edge
Cons Soft, slipperyExpensive, less exciting on pisteHeavy, less maneuverable at low speedsGrabby, backseat floaterHeavy, less nimble
Bottom Line The Pescado is well-named, these planks float and slash like a surfboardThe Alchemist DPS is one of the most impressive powder-specific skis we've ridden in a long timePowerful, burly powder ski that is strong enough to handle the unexpectedThis ski floats well enough for freeride and holds steady on big-mountain linesTears through big-mountain lines and smashes through chop as well as it floats
Rating Categories Line Pescado DPS Alchemist Lotus 124 Nordica Enforcer Pro Moment Wildcat Volkl Confession
Float (25%)
10
10
7
8
7
Stability At Speed (20%)
5
8
9
7
8
Playfulness (20%)
8
8
6
10
6
Crud (20%)
7
7
10
7
9
Carving (10%)
5
8
9
7
9
Versatility (5%)
6
6
9
7
8
Specs Line Pescado DPS Alchemist... Nordica Enforcer Pro Moment Wildcat Volkl Confession
Waist Width (mm) 125 124 115 116 117
Rocker Tip Early Rise-Camber-Tail Early Rise Tip and tail rocker Tip and tail rocker Mustache rocker Tip and tail rocker
Available Lengths (cm) 180 180, 185, 191 191 174, 184, 190 179, 186, 193
Shape 158-125-147 mm 151-124-133 mm 143-115-132 mm 141-116-131 mm 144-117-133 mm
Radius (m) 19 m 23 m 21.5 m 25 m 21.2 m
Weight Per Pair 8.6 lbs 9.3 lbs 10.3 lbs 9.45 lbs 9.92 lbs
Core Material Wood Aspen Poplar, beech, balsa Wood (aspen, pine) Wood, titanal bands (torsional multilayer)
Tested length (cm) 180 191 191 184 179
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