Armada Trace 98

2019 Women's All-Mountain Wide Ski

Specs

Overall Rating 3.88 / 5
Tip / Waist / Tail (in Millimeters) 127-98-119
Lengths (in Centimeters) 156, 164, 172
Radius (in Meters) 17
Flotation 3.75 / 5
Quickness / Maneuverability 4 / 5

 

Playfulness 4.06 / 5
Forgiveness 3.94 / 5
Hard Snow Performance 3.75 / 5
Crud Performance 4.13 / 5
Balance of Skills 3.5 / 5
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So. Much. Fun. The 98 was designed for tourability with downhill power: a lightweight wood core has Titanal reinforcements underfoot and damping Xrystal Mesh fabric throughout. A rockered nose hunts for fresh, but when things get spicy the cambered midsection and flat tail holds cleanly and securely, urging you to mash the gas. It feels more directional than surfy, more lively than damp, and far more sophisticated than the jibbers of Armada’s past. 

Strength: Quickness 

Weakness: Stability at Speed 

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