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Stöckli Nela 88 (2021)

2021 Women's All-Mountain Ski Review

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Brand: Stöckli

Model: Nela 88


Specs

Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)

127-88-113

Lengths (cm)

152, 160, 168

Radius (m)

15

Gender

Female

Symmetrical

Yes

Rocker Technology

Yes

Quickness / Maneuverability

4.69 / 5

Playfulness

4.25 / 5

Forgiveness

3.94 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

4.12 / 5

Crud Performance

3.56 / 5

Balance of Skills

3.87 / 5

Binding Included

Yes

Flotation

3.31 / 5

 

The Stöckli Nela 88 Women's All-Mountain Ski
The Stöckli Nela 88 Women’s All-Mountain SkiPhoto courtesy of Stöckli

The narrowest ski in this category proved to have one of the biggest personalities. Testers gushed about the Nela 88’s responsiveness, a trait it comes by thanks to its Super Light Core and Stöckli’s Softflex and Solid Metal Edge Light technologies. It positively hums with energy and bounds from edge to edge on groomers, delighting the ex-racers among our test crew. Strong skiers will call the Nela 88 a versatile all-mountain ride that can tackle any terrain, but cruisier skiers may find this ski hard to command anywhere but on the ’roy.

STRENGTHS: Quickness, Playfulness

WEAKNESSES: Flotation, Crud Performance

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