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Waist Width: 78
The Ultimate 78 is the middleweight of the Ultimate collection of touring skis, weighing in at 980 grams. Its 78 mm waist offers a modicum of soft-snow flotation on the descent. The Ultimate series skis, ranging from 85 mm down to 78 mm in width, feature ultralight constructions for optimized uphill and long-distance touring. All models are tip-rockered for flotation in deep snow, with wood cores and carbon reinforcement. Atomic offers precut skins for all models ($130-$200).