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Rating: 2.92 / 5
Waist Width: 89
Stability at speed: 2.63 / 5
Hard snow performance: 2.91 / 5
Crud performance: 2.57 / 5
Flotation: 2.74 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.39 / 5
Overall: 2.92 / 5
The Powertrack 89 is Dynastar’s widest Powertrack ski, with a 126 mm tip and 89 mm waist. It’s not as wide as the skis found in Dynastar’s more powder-focused Cham series, but it’s designed just wide enough to chop through powder with ease. The 89 mm waist is also built skinny enough for this ski to be easily rolled on edge, designed to be good carving ski as well. If you want to split your time between the groomers and powder, this is one of Dynastar’s best offerings for you.
This ski is part of Dynastar’s Powertrack series, which focuses on all mountain skis intended for any terrain. The overall construction of the series is highlighted by a light paulownia wood core with no metal laminates, for a smoother tip-to-tail flex and decreased weight. All Mountain Rocker technology brings moderate tip and tail rocker designed to help lift the ski up and over powder and other varied terrain, while a flat underfoot section and classic camber provide strong edge control when you need it, designed to rip all terrain. Progressive 5-Point Sidecut technology moves the ski’s widest point slightly away from the tip and tail, intended for looser turn initiation and decreased hooking.
Dynastar, based in Chamonix, France, was founded in 1963. Its U.S. headquarters are in Park City, Utah.