Mens Skis

Salomon QST 106

2020 Men's All-Mountain Wide Ski Review

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Brand: Salomon

Model: QST 106



Specs

Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)

137/106/123

Lengths (cm)

167, 174, 181, 188

Radius (m)

22

Gender

Male

Level

Advanced

Symmetrical

Yes

Rocker Technology

Yes

Quickness / Maneuverability

4.25 / 5

Playfulness

4.1 / 5

Forgiveness

4.1 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

3.65 / 5

Crud Performance

3.85 / 5

Balance of Skills

4 / 5

Binding Included

Yes

Flotation

4.2 / 5

 

2020 Salomon QST 106
The all-new 2020 Salomon QST 106 is not like it used to be.Photo courtesy of Salomon

The completely redesigned QST 106 took the best parts of last season’s model and added a damping cork insert into the tip and tail. Salomon also increased the tail rocker by a tiny—yet perfect—amount. The result is the top-ranked Titanal-free ski in the category, one that earned top marks for quickness and overall impression. The QST 106 is no slouch, as longitudinal stringers of carbon fiber and basalt run under the wood core to keep things stable at speed.

STRENGTHS: Overall Impression, Quickness

WEAKNESS: Hard Snow

Shop Talk 2020: Salomon QST Updates

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