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Armada WhiteWalker (2021)

2021 Men's Deep Snow Ski Review

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Brand: Armada

Model: WhiteWalker


Specs

Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)

139-116-135

Lengths (cm)

185, 192

Radius (m)

18

Gender

Male

Quickness / Maneuverability

3.61 / 5

Playfulness

4.11 / 5

Forgiveness

3.83 / 5

Crud Performance

3.44 / 5

Balance of Skills

3.72 / 5

Flotation

4.33 / 5

 

2021 Armada WhiteWalker Men's Deep Snow Ski
The 2021 Armada WhiteWalker Men’s Deep Snow SkiPhoto courtesy of Armada

This new deep snow ski from Armada relies heavily on the influence of professional skier Sammy Carlson, a PNW-based rider who knows how to ski pow. The WhiteWalker has one of the most unique shapes in the category with a full caruba wood core, a significant amount of carbon integrated into the shovel, and pintail twin tips. Designed to surf, float, and fly through everything, these sticks are best suited to deep snow, but testers agreed they are always fun.

STRENGTHS: Playfulness, Flotation

WEAKNESSES: Stability at Speed, Crud Performance