K2’s skis tend to feel like a party on your feet—so fun and easy, like having the liquid courage to backflip off the roof into the pool. The 95 is no exception. A huge sweet spot makes it super forgiving, tapered tips and tails give it the looseness to pivot in powder, and metal on the edges give it a respectable bite on hardpack. Higher experts looking to hammer might want a bit more backbone—testers noted they easily found its speed limit—but the 95 is one of the more accessible tools for those still building their mojo. “This girl loves to have fun!” Brent said.
Strengths: Flotation, Forgiveness