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Women's ski reviews 2019

Reviewers' score
15.7
BEST SKI

BEST SKI

This year, the Dynastar Speed Elite won the "Best Ski 2019" award for this category.

The ski is clearly designed for performance and, with such a short radius (13m), it struggles to hide its slalom DNA. It excels in all areas, including at high speed. Precise turn initiation, quick edge-to-edge transfer, great stability in the turn, and amazing rebound at the end of the turn make it a very lively ski... Read on

Reviewers' score
15.5
AWARD

AWARD

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

Reviewers' score
15.1

The Famous 10 from Rossignol offers an excellent compromise between performance and comfort.

Overall performance is excellent. The ski is made for carving.

Its performance is predictable in all conditions and the ski is "easy to master" and "easy to handle," according to the PROSKILAB testers. They particularly liked the ski's ability to easily transition from skidded turns... Read on

Reviewers' score
14.9
BEST SKI

BEST SKI

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

Reviewers' score
14.7
AWARD

AWARD

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

Reviewers' score
14.5
AWARD

AWARD

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

Reviewers' score
13.8

The Head Super Joy is a uniform ski that performs well and is at ease in all types of turns, even at high speed. The ski is very responsive.

The testers felt that it didn't absorb uneven terrain as well as some models, making it feel less smooth in variable snow. It's a high-performance ski that requires some technical skill.

The Super Joy is a great ski for advanced to expert female skiers... Read on

Reviewers' score
13.5
AWARD

AWARD

The Roxy Kaya Pro is incredibly user-friendly.

In fact, it is very "easy to ski," forgiving, and enjoyable. The testers particularly liked the fact that the ski is "without limits" and yet needs little effort or aggressiveness from the skier.

It is also a ski that will help skiers to progress. You can cruise along making skidded turns and then gradually progress to more technical... Read on

Reviewers' score
13.4

The Atomic Cloud 12 offers amazing performance but falls short when it comes to versatility and accessibility.

The ski is very comfortable at high speed making long turns, its area of predilection. The ski is incredibly grippy and stable. Skiers can confidently create big edge angles and make amazing long-radius turns. The Cloud 12 is an excellent ski for carving long arcs on groomers at high speed.

However,... Read on

Reviewers' score
12.9

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

Reviewers' score
12.1

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

Reviewers' score
12.1

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