All-Mountain Skis

Kästle FX96 W (2020)

2020 Women's AllMountain Ski

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Brand: Kastle

Model: FX96 W


Specs

Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)

133-96-119

Lengths (cm)

156, 164, 172

Radius (m)

16

Gender

Female

Level

Advanced

Quickness / Maneuverability

4.36 / 5

Playfulness

4.07 / 5

Forgiveness

4 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

3.64 / 5

Crud Performance

4.14 / 5

Balance of Skills

4.36 / 5

Flotation

3.79 / 5

 

2020 Kästle FX96 W
The Kästle FX96 W.Photo courtesy of Kästle

In the FX96 W, Austrian engineering magic has produced a ski that’s light yet supremely damp, with reduced weight in the shovel and sides of the ski to make turn initiation easier, but with a core made of three types of wood for added stability. Testers found the ski chatters at high speeds and skis short due to a low-camber profile with less effective edge. If you want your skis to shut up and arc supersized turns, size up.

STRENGTHS: Quickness, Versatility

WEAKNESS: Hard Snow