Women's All-mountain front ski reviews 2019
They're designed for good to excellent riders looking for a highly efficient ski for the groomers that will also take them off-piste when the conditions are right.
The PROSKILAB testers were surprised by the excellent all-mountain skis in K2's Pinnacle series. These skis all struck a great balance between performance and ease of use.
In the Women's All-Mountain category, the K2 Alluvit 88 also excels. It is a well-balanced ski that can help the skier progress.
The ski is happy in all types of terrain. On piste, it performs well and is super fun.... Read on
Völkl has a strong reputation for making great all-mountain skis. The brand has been at the forefront of the market for several years with products that have become benchmarks, like the Mantra or the Kendo in the men’s range.
Unlike the brand's best selling men’s models, which are geared more towards performance, the Yumi is extremely user-friendly.
The ski is very comfortable... Read on
Women's skis 2019 > All-mountain front Best Accessibility/Performance!
Awarded "Best Ski" in 2018, the Stöckli Stormrider 85 remains at the top of the market like its big brothers in the men's categories.
On groomers, the Stormrider 85 provides excellent edge grip and outstanding stability. The ski is very responsive, powerful, and comfortable in all areas, especially in long turns.
Off-piste, the testers appreciated the ski's ease of use, its... Read on
The Vertis Birdie is more freeride-oriented and fulfills the PROSKILAB criteria for this category.
Despite its 85-mm waist, the ski cannot hide its freeride DNA and is completely in its element off-piste. The testers were particularly impressed by how accessible it was, which will delight skiers who want to discover the joys of the powder without having a ski that is too wide in the waist. It cuts through chopped-up... Read on
With an impressive 98 mm underfoot, the Great Joy far exceeds the PROSKILAB guidelines for this category.
There are no surprises with this freeride-style ski. It performs well off-piste and floats well in powder.
Its performance on groomed trails is adequate. The PROSKILAB reviewers appreciated its easy turn initiation and stability in long turns at high speed.
However, they said it lacked... Read on
At 93 mm in the waist, the Santa Ana 93 is the narrowest in the Santa Ana all-mountain and freeski range.
On groomers, the testers were impressed by its liveliness and the edge grip provided by the stiff tail, as long as you didn’t lean too far forward. The ski is relatively snappy for this category and super fun in short turns.
Off-piste, it floats easily in powder and cuts through chopped-up... Read on