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K2 Mindbender 98Ti Alliance (2021)

2021 Women's All-Mountain Ski Review

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Brand: K2

Model: Mindbender 98Ti Alliance

Overall Score: 3.87 / 5



Specs

Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)

134-98-120

Lengths (cm)

154, 161, 168, 175

Radius (m)

15.6

Gender

Female

Symmetrical

Yes

Rocker Technology

Yes

Quickness / Maneuverability

3.9 / 5

Playfulness

4 / 5

Forgiveness

4.05 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

3.85 / 5

Crud Performance

3.55 / 5

Balance of Skills

3.9 / 5

Binding Included

Yes

Flotation

3.6 / 5

 

The 2021 K2 Mindbender 98Ti Alliance Women's All-Mountain Ski
The 2021 K2 Mindbender 98Ti Alliance Women’s All-Mountain SkiPhoto courtesy of K2

New last year, the women’s Mindbender 98Ti has improved like a fine wine. The construction hasn’t changed—it still features K2’s Titanal Y-Beam which optimizes torsional and longitudinal flex, enhancing performance and stability underfoot. This year, ladies described the ski as spunky-yet-solid and awarded it top marks in Forgiveness. Seems like this year, our girls just wanted to have fun, and this ski delivered.

STRENGTHS: Playfulness, Forgiveness

WEAKNESSES: Crud Performance, Quickness

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