Volkl Mantra

4.09 / 5
Rating
Aug 29, 2012
Editors' Choice
Völkl added rocker in the tip and slightly widened the sidecut to 98 underfoot last season adding better floatation and maneuverability to the venerable Mantra. But under the Asian-influenced artwork on the topsheet, it's all about "trench digging power," said Ertl. Race-inspired torsion box construction, vertical sidewalls, a layer of titanium and a wood core provide edge grip and stability for a backside-race ski feel—particularly for athletic skiers. "It takes a little energy to initiate, but then the ski rips on edge and handles all snow conditions," said Crawford. "Big, strong and rock solid," added Beidleman.

Mantra Specs

  • Category ALL MOUNTAIN
  • Editors' Choice
  • MSRP $ 825
  • Price flat?
  • Gender Men's
  • Core Wood
  • Turning radius 18.5 at 170
  • Lengths (in cm) 170-177-184-191
  • Sidecut 132-98-118
  • Rating
    4.09
  • Carving
    4.00
  • Playfulness
    3.62
  • Versatility
    4.00
  • Stability
    4.62
  • Float
    4.21
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