All-Mountain Wide Skis

K2 Mindbender 98ti Alliance (2020)

2020 Women's All Mountain Wide Ski

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Brand: K2

Model: Mindbender 98ti Alliance


Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)


Lengths (cm)

154, 161, 168, 175

Radius (m)






Quickness / Maneuverability

3.93 / 5


3.93 / 5


3.64 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

3.5 / 5

Crud Performance

3.5 / 5

Balance of Skills

3.71 / 5


3.79 / 5


2020 K2 Mindbender 98ti Alliance
The all-new 2020 K2 Mindbender 98ti Alliance.Photo courtesy of K2

What our lady testers expected from a new K2 women’s model was a user-friendly all-rounder. What they got from the new 98ti Alliance was a more advanced ski, best suited to ladies who really stand on top of their sticks and manually engage them. Featuring K2’s new Titanal Y-Beam technology that significantly damps the ride, the 98ti Alliance is not the intermediate tool you’ve come to expect from K2—it’s an all-mountain charger.

STRENGTHS: Stability at Speed, Overall Impression