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Elan Ripstick 116 (2020)

2020 Men's Deep Snow Ski

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Brand: Elan

Model: Ripstick 116


Specs

Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)

143-116-132

Lengths (cm)

185, 193

Radius (m)

20.3

Gender

Male

Level

Expert

Quickness / Maneuverability

4 / 5

Playfulness

3.9 / 5

Forgiveness

4.1 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

3 / 5

Crud Performance

4 / 5

Balance of Skills

4.1 / 5

Flotation

4.2 / 5

 

Elan Ripstick 116 ski 2020
The 2020 Elan Ripstick 116.Photo courtesy of Elan

When pushed hard at high velocity, these big planks’ performance lived up to their name, but testers also found that the skis were just as happy at moderate paces. Thanks to the hollow tubes that run longitudinally through the core, the Ripstick 116 remains manageable and nimble in all conditions, with a number of testers claiming the skis are easy like Sunday morning.