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Kästle LX 85 (2019)

2019 Women's All-Mountain Narrow Ski

Brand: Kastle

Model: LX 85

Overall Score: 4.1 / 5



Specs

Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)

126-85-109

Lengths (cm)

144, 152, 160, 168, 176

Radius (m)

14.5

Gender

Female

Quickness / Maneuverability

4.33 / 5

Playfulness

4.08 / 5

Forgiveness

3.83 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

4.17 / 5

Crud Performance

4.67 / 5

Balance of Skills

4 / 5

Flotation

2.92 / 5


2018/19 Kästle LX85
Photo courtesy of Kästle

Vertical sidewalls, low camber, two sheets of metal, and no speed limit—this ski rages down the fall line. The proudly Austrian-made LX 85 earned No. 1 in Stability at Speed, Crud Performance, and Hard-Snow Integrity, but it happily sucked up bumps, slalomed trees, and played in the chop too. It’s damp, smooth, and stuck to the snow with a delicious bite on hardpack. It’s best for girls who love their edges. 

Strength: Crud Performance (1), Hard-Snow Integrity (1) 

Weakness: Forgiveness (7) 

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