Frontside Skis

Head Kore 87

2021 Men's Frontside Ski Review

Brand: Head

Model: Kore 87

Overall Rating: 4.05


Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)


Lengths (cm)

153, 162, 171, 180, 189

Radius (m)


Quickness / Maneuverability

4.05 / 5


3.95 / 5


3.77 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

4.32 / 5

Crud Performance

3.86 / 5

Balance of Skills

3.91 / 5



2021 Head Kore 87 Men's Frontside Ski Photo courtesy of Head
The 2021 Head Kore 87 Men’s Frontside SkiPhoto courtesy of Head

The narrowest member of the freeride-oriented Head Kore family, the 87 is an ideal option for any skier who wants in on Head’s award-winning line, but feels the wider versions are a step above their ability. At the same time, stronger skiers looking for a narrow all-mountain option that can hold its own at every ski resort across North America need to consider this ski. Plus, it’s light enough to be a solid spring backcountry option, and is always hungry for corn snow. 

STRENGTHS: Hard-Snow Integrity, Overall Impression

WEAKNESSES: Crud Performance, Forgiveness

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