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Armada Trace 98 (2020)

2020 Women's All Mountain Ski

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Brand: Armada

Model: Trace 98



Specs

Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)

127-98-119

Lengths (cm)

156, 164, 172

Radius (m)

17

Gender

Female

Level

Advanced

Quickness / Maneuverability

4.5 / 5

Playfulness

4.43 / 5

Forgiveness

3.93 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

3.57 / 5

Crud Performance

3.79 / 5

Balance of Skills

4 / 5

Flotation

4.21 / 5

 

2020 Armada Trace 98
The Armada Trace 98.Photo courtesy of Armada

Armada produces noodles no more! The brand known for its soft and playful park skis has matured, and the proof is in the Trace 98. A light poplar wood core and tip and tail rocker mean the Trace 98 turns on a dime and keeps you afloat in powder and bumps, yet Titanal underfoot and an adaptive mesh layer throughout the ski add dampness so you don’t feel every single bump in the terrain. That said, the Trace 98 does have a speed limit.

STRENGTHS: Flotation, Playfulness

WEAKNESS: Hard Snow