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Price $550 List$449.86 at Amazon$449.93 at REI
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Pros Gorgeous graphics both topsheet and bases, very affordable, light and quickIncredibly versatile, easy to ski, fun and quick, only 92mm makes it nimbleGreat float in powder, playful, decent stabilityUnparalleled stability at speed, crud-buster, lends you strengthA blast to ski, easy to turn, relatively stable, fantastic in powder
Cons Erratic at speed and in steeps, only good in light powderNot the perfect powder partnerMore expensive, slightly lumbering in bumpsVery pricey, prefers faster straighter linesNot perfect carvers, some deflection in crud
Bottom Line As long as you don't plan to grow immensely as a skier, these skis are a pretty and cheap option for a beginner or intermediate skierThe cat's out of the bag on the new Secret from Volkl - everything about it is on the verge of perfection!An incredibly versatile ski which shines in powderIf you're looking to blast all over the mountain at top speed with full support under your feet, the extra money is worth itAn absolute ripper ski, but you don't have to yet be a ripping chick to fully enjoy them
Rating Categories Liberty Genesis 96 - Women's Volkl Secret 92 Rossignol Soul 7 HD W Kastle FX95 HP Elan Ripstick 94 W
Stability At Speed (20%)
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8
Carving (20%)
2
9
9
9
7
Crud (20%)
2
9
9
10
8
Powder (20%)
3
9
10
9
9
Playfulness (15%)
2
10
9
7
10
Bumps (5%)
4
9
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9
Specs Liberty Genesis 96... Volkl Secret 92 Rossignol Soul 7... Kastle FX95 HP Elan Ripstick 94 W
Intended Purpose On-piste All mountain All mountain powder All mountain stability All mountain play
Ability Level Beginner/Intermediate All Levels All levels All levels All levels
Available Lengths 151, 158, 165, 171 149, 156, 163, 170 156, 164, 172, 180 173, 181, 189 156, 163, 170, 177
Shape 130-96-118 130-92-113 136-106-126 126-95-115 135-95-110
Waist Width 96 92 106 95 95
Radius 16.5 17.9 18 18 16.2
Rocker Tip rocker, camber underfoot Tip and tail, camber underfoot Tip and tail, camber underfoot Tip and tail, camber underfoot Tip and tail, cambered inside edge
Weight Per Pair (Pounds) 7.6 8.16 7.7 9.62 6.725
Construction Type Full sidewall Sandwich Sandwich SST sidewall
Core Material Bamboo & Poplar Beech & Poplar, multi layer Paulownia wood silver fir, beech, Titanal, fiberglass Tubelite wood
Tested Length 171 170 172 173 170
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