Armada Tracer 98

2020 Men's All-Mountain Ski Review

Specs

Overall Rating 3.79 / 5
Tip / Waist / Tail (in Millimeters) 132/98/123
Lengths (in Centimeters) 164, 172, 180, 188
Radius (in Meters) 18
Flotation 3.71 / 5
Quickness / Maneuverability 4.21 / 5
Playfulness 4 / 5

 

Forgiveness 3.5 / 5
Hard Snow Performance 3.43 / 5
Crud Performance 3.93 / 5
Balance of Skills 3.64 / 5
Level Advanced
2020 Armada Tracer 98

The cool-in-blue 2020 Armada Tracer 98.

The all-new Tracer 98 is oriented for more off-piste adventures than carving, but testers found it could still hold its own on groomers while excelling in variable snow conditions. With an all-Caruba wood core and an adaptive mesh laminate to increase torsional rigidity while allowing for an optimized flex, the ski had testers raving about its playful demeanor and broad appeal.  

STRENGTHS: Quickness, Playfulness

WEAKNESS: Hard Snow

Shop Talk 2020: Armada Tracer 98

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