Salomon Scarlet (2009)

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Salomon Scarlet

Rating: / 5
Price: $850.00
Year: 2009
Level: 3
Gender: Female
Waist Width:
Tip/Tail/Waist: 135/99/125
Lengths:

Stability at speed: 2.93 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.23 / 5
Crud performance: 3.68 / 5
Forgiveness: 2.93 / 5

Skiing Wasatch powder is hard work. But with the Scarlet underfoot, our testers don't have much leverage for a raise. The only winning foam-core ski, the Scarlet is the antidote for quad burn. It whizzed through powder and trees with the grace and whimsy of a butterfly but busted through chop like a ski twice its weight. But being playful has its faults: This ski gets flighty speeding down groomers. "Light and fun. I didn't have to overwork it," said Stokes.

Best For

The flirtatious: It likes to keep things light.

Not For

Birds of Prey downhillers