K2 2019 ski reviews
K2 skis are always a hit with testers. Their skis offer a well-balanced compromise that cleverly blends accessibility, reliability, and performance. The Konic 78 is no exception and was ranked one of the best skis in this category. We are looking for user-friendly skis for low level skiers that will also allow them to improve their technique, in particular, to learn how to carve.
The ski is remarkably accessible.... Read on
Our pro testers were enthusiastic about the K2 Pinnacle 85: "A ski with a soul," and it "has a great personality" were some of the comments.
The ski is "very versatile and is more like an all-mountain back ski." It has a lot of rocker so performs very well off-piste.
The ski is very accessible. In all conditions, it is predictable, forgiving, and does what you ask. ... Read on
This year, the K2 Wayback 96 was again selected for the PROSKILAB ski test and reaffirms its excellent performance (which we already noted last year).
The K2 Wayback 96 features a very progressive flex that makes it incredibly smooth and fun to ski. It is at ease in all types of terrain and in relatively soft snow conditions, including on groomed trails.
The ski is easy to use, lively, and a solid performer.... Read on
The Endless Luv is a great surprise from K2. The ski was very popular among the PROSKILAB testers, who called it "easy, simple, and comfortable." As is often the case with K2, the ski stands out for its even flex, adaptability, and perfect blend of performance, comfort, and accessibility.
The ski is "very easy to handle,” exceptionally calm and confidence-inspiring, and accessible to low-level... Read on
The K2 iKonic 84 exists in two relatively different versions: the K2 iKonic 84 and the K2 iKonic 84 Ti, which is stiffer. We tested the first version and were not disappointed.
The ski fulfills the criteria set by PROSKILAB for this category: a solid ski that combines performance, smoothness, and accessibility.
The K2 Iconic 84 matches this description pretty well. And while it does not necessarily... Read on
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
The K2's Speed Charger really lives up to its name and deserves its place among the best skis on the market. Last year, the model we reviewed was too short (168 cm). This year we tested the Speed Charger in a 175 cm, which is a much more appropriate size for this category.
The extra length significantly improved edge grip, maximum speed, and performance in long turns, which are some of the ski’s... Read on