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Armada ARW 116 VJJ (2020)

2020 Women's Deep Snow Ski

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Brand: Armada

Model: ARW 116 VJJ



Specs

Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)

137-116-133

Lengths (cm)

165, 179

Radius (m)

16

Gender

Female

Level

Expert

Quickness / Maneuverability

3.13 / 5

Playfulness

3.5 / 5

Forgiveness

3.5 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

3.38 / 5

Crud Performance

4 / 5

Balance of Skills

3.63 / 5

Flotation

3.88 / 5

 

Armada ARW 116 VJJ ski 2020
The Armada ARW 116 VJJ for 2020.Photo courtesy of Armada

The fattest ski in this category also got major props for how well it handled less than favorable snow conditions (read: the days between storms). The VJJ can smear even in crud, while a poplar-ash wood core makes the ski light yet damp and powerful. Fans of the Armada Trace 108 who are looking for something a little fatter and with more backbone will dig the reinvented ARW 116 VJJ.