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K2 Mindbender 88ti Alliance (2020)

2020 Women's All-Mountain Ski

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Brand: K2

Model: Mindbender 88ti Alliance


Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)


Lengths (cm)

149, 156, 163, 170

Radius (m)






Quickness / Maneuverability

4 / 5


4 / 5


3.71 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

3.57 / 5

Crud Performance

4.14 / 5

Balance of Skills

3.93 / 5


3.43 / 5


2020 K2 Mindbender 88ti Alliance
The 2020 K2 Mindbender 88ti Alliance.Photo courtesy of K2

K2’s Mindbender series introduces a new type of construction—the Titanal Y-Beam—which places Titanal in areas where you want added weight, dampness, and stability: along the edges, underfoot, and in the tail. That way, unnecessary materials and weight are left out of the tip, allowing the women’s- specific Mindbender 88ti to ski like a jack of all trades. It carves on the frontside, zips in and out of trees, and charges through crud with tips afloat.

STRENGTHS: Stability at Speed, Crud

WEAKNESS: Flotation