2016/2017 Atomic Vantage X W 80 Cti ski review. OnTheSnow tested this ski as part of its women’s Frontside Category.

A new series of four skis by Atomic, the Vantage X W models feature vibration-reducing full sidewalls, tip rocker and Atomic’s Exo Profile, a weight-reducing 3D profile down the sides of the ski. The 80-mm-waisted Vantage X W 80 Cti also has two elements designed to add strength without too much weight: a titanium insert shaped like a backbone and a rigid, woven layer called Carbon Tank Mesh. “Damp and stable,” says Rodman of the ski testers scored highest for carving and on the lower end for versatility. “Not a ton of life, but it’s easy to initiate and control, which equals a great companion for intermediate terrain,” says Brown.

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