Salomon Mynx (2007)

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Rating: / 5
Price: $625.00
Year: 2007
Level: 3
Gender: Female
Waist Width:
Tip/Tail/Waist: 124-81-112
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Stability at speed: 3.50 / 5
Hard snow performance: 2.30 / 5
Crud performance: 3.20 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.10 / 5

Pro The Mynx was a welcome injection of youthful exuberance in the test. Salomon created it to be a slopestyle ski—wider than a true park ski, but twin-tipped and jib-ready. None of the female testers were spotted throwing down switch 3s in the park, but they were delighted with the Mynx’s all-mountain performance, especially in soft snow, where its 81-mm waist shines. Like most park skis, the Mynx is center-mounted, and that’s the way we tested it, though it can also be mounted 2 cm back for a more traditional feel. The center-mount suits women well, and testers were impressed with the forgiving nature of such a wide ride. "Awesome," said Wilde. "Perfect weight, easy to turn, fun in bumps, great snow-contact." Con Poor hard-snow versatility; sluggish in short turns.