Testers loved the Stella but quibbled about why: Some felt it was light and snappy, others burly and rock-solid. Perhaps it’s a sign of this model’s versatility—it can shape-shift to be whatever you want. A super-light Spaceframe wood core underfoot sticks solidly to the snow on groomed, and airy tips and tails surf and play in the fluff. Easy to lay over, it ripped instantly on the scraped-off groomer at the top of the lift and truly got into its groove in the powdery trees.
Strengths: Flotation, Crud Performance
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