Rating: / 5
Stability at speed: 2.98 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.38 / 5
Crud performance: 2.82 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.76 / 5
Though the unisex version (see the Prophet 100) has astonished our men’s team the past couple of years, our women remained unimpressed. But this year Line sealed the deal: They added metal to the ski, enhancing stability and edge-grip. It still has a lightweight, buoyant feel that makes bouncing through trees a blast, but underlying stability encourages speed. Bigger skiers may overpower it, but our test team was all in. “For a powder ski, its technical attributes really shined,” said Barnes.