All-Mountain Wide Skis

Head Kore 105

2021 Men's All-Mountain Wide and Women's Deep Snow Ski Review

Brand: Head

Model: Kore 105

Overall Rating: 3.98


Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)


Lengths (cm)

162, 171, 180, 189

Radius (m)



3.95 / 5

Quickness / Maneuverability

3.91 / 5


3.68 / 5


3.68 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

4.04 / 5

Crud Performance

4.09 / 5

Balance of Skills

4.09 / 5



2021 Head Kore 105 All-Mountain Wide and Deep Snow Ski
2021 Head Kore 105 Men’s All-Mountain Wide SkiPhoto courtesy of Head

Men’s All-Mountain Wide Review

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Which is exactly why Head’s Kore 105 returns virtually unchanged for 2021. The ski’s caruba wood core with integrated KOROYD, graphene, and carbon layer can go toe-to-toe with every ski in the category, but remains significantly lighter than most. Testers yet again loved these high-tech slippery sticks, finding the Kore 105 caters perfectly to skiers of all styles. 

STRENGTHS: Versatility, Stability at Speed

WEAKNESSES: Playfulness, Flotation

Women’s Deep Snow Review

Testers unanimously agreed that you can do no wrong on the Kore 105, calling this unisex ski exceptionally balanced and accessible to skiers of varying abilities. Thanks to Head’s lightweight Kore design, our female testers were able to command this ski without issue, changing up turn shapes at will and ranking it one of the quickest skis in the category. They also loved how this narrower pow ski performed on hard snow and on edge, agreeing it would also make a great all-mountain wide ski. 

STRENGTHS: Versatility, Stability at Speed

WEAKNESSES: Flotation, Playfulness

Women’s Deep Snow Scoresheet for the Head Kore 105

Flotation Stability at Speed Quickness Playfulness Forgiveness Crud Balance of Skills
4.12 4.42 4.27 4.12 4.12 4.19 4.27