10 Great All-Mountain Skis
If you spend most of your time exploring groomed runs but are yearning to venture into the powder then all-mountain skis are a great choice. They are are all about versatility; fun to ride anywhere on the mountain and brilliant for building confidence off-piste.
With the heart of a high-performance carving machine and effortless freeride feel, the Rossignol EXPERIENCE 84 HD is the all-mountain benchmark for expert to advanced skiers. Now featuring Carbon Alloy Matirx and the revolutionary Air Tip technology; Rossignol's most versatile blend of rocker and camber; and a lightweight, carbon-enhanced paulownia sandwich construction, the Experience 84 HD offers award-winning all-mountain versatility across all terrain and snow conditions
The new Atomic Vantage X 83 CTI is the widest ski in Atomic's lightweight Vantage X series, offering the perfect blend of piste power and all-mountain agility. Successor to the popular Nomad Crimson Ti, this is a great system ski for all-mountain skiers who like to spend most of the time on piste and a bit off the side. To create that versatility we’ve taken our lighter, stronger Vantage construction, including Carbon Tank Mesh, and given it a sportier shape and thinner waist ideal for carving sharp turns on harder snow. It comes with our extra-full Firewall, Power Woodcore and Titanium Backbone 2.0 for solid edge grip.
Kastle’s MX range is Kastle’s All Mountain Cross skis, and is all about high end mountain performance. The MX84 is one of their most popular ski, being 84mm wide, it’s a sweet spot for most all mountain skiers. Its narrow enough to have a superb on piste handling, with great edge to edge control, whilst being wide enough to take into deeper snow and have fun through the trees. Aimed at high intermediates to expert skiers, this is one of those skis that allows you to grow, its peformance is fantastic and with its simple and clean design you can go wrong with the Kastle MX84
The Salomon XDrive 8.0 FS ski comes with legedary status for delivering all mountain excellence and is fully loaded with all the tech you need to hit the mountain & shatter your limits. Take all-mountain to a new level with on-piste performance and maximum maneuverability. Ski with Power and Precision with the Reinforced Carbon Composite X-shaped frame improves power and edge grip for maximum precision. All-Terrain Rocker provides the optimum balance of floatation, terrain absorption, and stability for all snow conditions and types of terrain. This ski also has amazing stability due to the dampening material integrated into the rocker shape reduces vibrations at the tip for improved stability.
The Brahma is the go-to ski on days when cold temps and dry spells make for firm snow conditions. It returns this year with the same award winning shape but gets a construction upgrade to carbon flipcore. At 88mm underfoot, the brahma is a narrower version of the award-winning bonafide, and it makes those tooth-rattling hard-snow days fun but is also versatile enough for variable snow. Roll them over on groomers thanks to brahma's camber underfoot bookended by rocker in the tip and tail. Have fun carving turns on ice, blasting through crud or floating on fresh because of carbon flipcore technology. You'll be linking turns on this quick, responsive ski all season.
This Black Crows classic has been profoundly modernised from a new mould, acquiring a new single beak and a half shape (front rocker with a light early rise tail) and a titanallayered core, giving it an infallible, occasionally brutal, alpine spirit. This new breed of orb is more aggressive than anything we’ve seen before, with superior edge hold on piste and variable snow conditions.
he Black Pearl is the backbone of the women’s freeride line and intermediate to expert women rave about the fun this ski dishes out on a daily basis. At 88mm underfoot and now with a completely new woman's specific construction - carbon flipcore W.S.D - the black pearl is the most versatile ski in the blizzard women’s line up. On groomers, in the trees, through bumps and in powder, the black pearl performs in every type of terrain. Its lightweight construction, early rise tip and tail, and camber underfoot make this ski a go-to for ripping female skiers as well as those looking for the confidence to up their game.
Whichever way you pronounce the name this ski really is Yummy. It's the perfect ski for those female skiers wanting to explore the mountain a little more. Maybe you want to get better at skiing tree lines and deep powder or you just want a ski that can handle the different snow conditions, the Volkl Yumi will be for you. It's also a great ski if you're thinking for purchasing your first set of skis, these planks really are perfect.
Up your game with the Head Absolut Joy, which offers superb balance on piste and mixed conditions, responsive handling and easy control. Strength and energy are in abundance with this ski, which features a Graphene construction and LIBRA architecture to keep things light.
The Superlite Composite Core combines with a shock-absorbing Power Sidewall Jacket for responsive steering and turn initiation. Bumps, ice and slush are no match for this versatile ski, which is an ideal all mountain choice for the intermediate to advanced skier.
The Atomic Vantage X 80 CTI W is the widest women’s ski in Atomic's new lightweight Vantage X series, offering the perfect blend of on-piste stability and all-mountain agility. Successor to the popular Affinity Storm, this is a spot-on system ski specially for female all-mountain skiers who like to ski most of the time on piste and a bit off the side.