Rating: / 5
Stability at speed: 3.47 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.20 / 5
Crud performance: 2.84 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.00 / 5
Metal-free construction keeps the Contact 10 light and well-suited to intermediates. But there's a surprising liveliness to it, too. It'll skid turns, if it must: The tail releases easily. But with that broad tip, it's best suited to helping you master carved turns. It hooks up with ease, then extra-sturdy construction underfoot adds stability through the belly of the arc. "The shape inspires creativity, and the stable platform gives confidence," said Morgan.
Honing carving technique on groomers
Powder or deep crud