OnTheSnow tested the Blizzard Samba as part of its women’s All-Mountain Back Category and awarded it an Editors’ Choice honor. 

It’s no surprise that testers gave the 98-mm-waisted Samba high marks for stability: Blizzard Editors’ Choice skis rank among the top three for stability in all categories for both men and women. “When put on edge, this ski holds the line,” says Muecke, echoing a common sentiment. “It’s a stiff ski without feeling planky,” says Fried. “It carves, it floats, it maneuvers—it rules.”

Check out the FULL REVIEW for more about why testers love this ski, or click NEXT at bottom right to continue the countdown.