Rating: / 5
Stability at speed: 3.68 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.17 / 5
Crud performance: 3.22 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.27 / 5
K2 has built its successful women’s all-mountain line around one principle: fun. With a unique combination of forgiveness and stability, these skis are easy to initiate and skid, but strong enough to hold through variable snow. The Lotta Luv is no exception. This year’s incarnation puts on 4 mm underfoot, yet never feels sluggish, thanks to a new, lighter—by one full pound—Marker binding. “It doesn’t have an agenda—it does what you want, when you want,” Beekman said.