It’s a given that fat skis make skiing powder easier, but now Powder skis are more versatile than ever thanks to new profiles combined with rocker technology and lightweight yet torsionally-strong core constructions. Some Powder skis behave like nimble surfboards under your feet, increasing maneuverability so you don’t have to work so hard to rip up the freshies. The waists in this category top 100 mm. Some models are wider in the forebody south of the tip and feel surfy, while others are more directional for charging technical lines. But with waist widths stretching out over the century mark, all are designed to stay on top of copious amounts of snow.
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