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Blizzard Rustler 10 (2020)

2020 Men's All-Mountain Wide Ski Review

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Brand: Blizzard

Model: Rustler 10

Overall Score: 3.76 / 5



Specs

Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)

133/102/122.5

Lengths (cm)

164, 172, 180, 188

Radius (m)

19

Gender

Male

Level

Advanced

Quickness / Maneuverability

4.13 / 5

Playfulness

4.06 / 5

Forgiveness

3.81 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

3.44 / 5

Crud Performance

3.38 / 5

Balance of Skills

3.63 / 5

Flotation

3.88 / 5

2020 Blizzard Rustler 10
The 2020 Blizzard Rustler 10 resembles a blueberry in some ways.Photo courtesy of Blizzard

The freeride-rooted Rustler 10 was a hoot for testers at Taos this year, taking on wide-open bowls and tight, steep tree runs with confidence nearing on reckless abandon. With ample rocker in the front and back, Carbon Flipcore DRT sandwiching a wood core, and uni-directional carbon inserts in the tip and tail, the Rustler 10 is a firework of a ski that left testers stoked. Not the best on groomers, but who needs those, anyway?

STRENGTHS: Quickness, Playfulness

WEAKNESS: Crud