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Sego Gnarwhal 86 (2019)

2019 Women's Indie Ski

Brand: Sego

Model: Gnarwhal 86

Overall Score: 3.37 / 5



Specs

Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)

129-86-109

Lengths (cm)

149, 157, 165, 171

Radius (m)

15

Gender

Female

Quickness / Maneuverability

3.6 / 5

Playfulness

3.6 / 5

Forgiveness

3.3 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

3.4 / 5

Crud Performance

3.5 / 5

Balance of Skills

3.2 / 5

Flotation

3.6 / 5


None

Testers had certain expectations for the narrowest ski in this category: at 86mm underfoot, they wanted a fun little carver. And the Gnarwhal 86 didn’t disappoint. Traditional camber underfoot and a strip of Titanal damps the lighter poplar wood core to make for a playful thing—the ski equivalent of a Golden Retriever: ever eager, ever ready to perform for you. So, do as you would with Goldens: let ’em run. 

Strength: Quickness, Playfulness

Weakness: Flotation 

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