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Frontside Skis

The 13 Best Women’s Frontside Skis of 2022

From early season laps to encouraging ladies to get comfortable on edge, these frontside tools with slimmer waists take skiing back to the fundamentals.

Looking to slice up groomers, zip through bumps, and just generally get edgy with it? These frontside skis have the no-nonsense sidecut, construction, and turn radius you’re looking for.

Frontside skis are ideal for those who hang out on groomers more often than not, but want a ski that’s slightly more versatile than a traditional carving ski. Thanks to additional rocker profile, wider waists (usually between 80mm-90mm), and slightly lighter constructions, frontside skis let you venture into the moguls and trees next to the groomers, without sacrificing performance on hard snow.

The best frontside skis hold an edge on hardpack and know a thing or two about carving, but they’ll also be there for you when you don’t make it out on the hill for first tracks on the ‘roy. The 11 women’s frontside skis listed below made the cut because they impressed the SKI Test crew with their willingness to straddle the slope markers and not only tackle perfect corduroy, but more variable terrain and snow conditions. In short: these skis were named the best women’s frontside skis of 2022 because they make cruising the frontside of the resort the most fun and exciting.

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No. 1: Stöckli Nela 80

2022 Stöckli Nela 80

The women’s-specific Stöckli Nela 80 continues her reign as Frontside Queen. She’s just so unexpectedly fun—unexpected because before Nela came around, Stöckli only made aggro unisex skis. But this ski is a shapeshifter—it becomes whatever you need it to be. Thanks to a light balsa core, tip and tail rocker, and smooth flex, it’s a solid ride for the intermediate, but also a ripper for the expert. Says tester Marina Knight: “Cuts through snow like butter.”

2022 Stöckli Nela 80 Specifications

  • Overall Score: 4.18/5
  • Strengths: Versatility, Hard-Snow Integrity
  • Weaknesses: Flotation, Crud Performance
  • Dimensions (mm): 121-80-106
  • Available Lengths (cm): 149, 157, 165
  • Radius (m): 15.8
  • Price: $949

See how the 2022 Stöckli Nela 80 scored in each skill category

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No. 2: Nordica Santa Ana 93

2022 Nordica Santa Ana 93

By now the Santa Anas have been around the block and realized that they don’t have to try so hard to impress us anymore. They ditched one of two layers of metal in an effort to tone it down, and testers now describe the Santa Ana 93 as a supremely balanced ski. It’s more forgiving than its predecessor, but it’s still a Nordica (so not the most forgiving). But it may just be the most stable and dependable. Erika Northrop: “These will help so many ladies break off the groomers!”

2022 Nordica Santa Ana 93 Specifications

  • Overall Score: 4.11/5
  • Strengths: Stability at Speed, Versatility
  • Weaknesses: Crud Performance, Forgiveness
  • Dimensions (mm): 125.5-93-112.5
  • Available Lengths (cm): 151, 158, 165, 172, 179
  • Radius (m): 15.5
  • Price: $750

See how the 2022 Nordica Santa Ana 93 scored in each skill category

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No. 3: Fischer RC One 86GT

2022 Fischer RC One 86GT

“Wow, what a fun ski. Felt like I had on an expensive pair of dancing shoes. I could rip up the whole frontside—groomers, bumps, trees—with confidence. Like a Porsche Cayenne: It’s smooth and powerful and goes almost anywhere with grace and precision.” –Tracy Gibbons

2022 Fischer RC One 86GT Specifications

  • Overall Score: 3.96
  • Strengths: Quickness, Stability at Speed
  • Weaknesses: Forgiveness, Crud Performance
  • Dimensions (mm): 130-86-116
  • Available Lengths (cm): 161, 168, 175, 182
  • Radius (m): 17
  • Price: $1,000 with binding

See how the 2022 Fischer RC One 86GT scored in each skill category

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No. 4: Dynastar M-Pro 84 W

2022 Dynastar M Pro 84 W

Dynastar’s Hybrid Core—a combination of poplar wood and PU—makes the M-Pro 84 W so easy to swing around and enter into and out of turns, while the fiberglass reinforcements still give the ski enough integrity to hold an edge on the groomed. It definitely has a speed limit, and it’s not the most dependable in crud, but it sure is easy and fun. Courtney Harkins: “Anyone could ski this ski, from a beginner to a pro.”

2022 Dynastar M-Pro 84 W Specifications

  • Overall Score: 3.9/5
  • Strengths: Forgiveness, Playfulness
  • Weaknesses: Crud Performance, Stability at Speed
  • Dimensions (mm): 122-84-105
  • Available Lengths (cm): 149, 156, 163, 170
  • Radius (m): 14
  • Price: $600

 See how the 2022 Dynastar M-Pro 84 W scored in each skill category

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No. 5: Blizzard Black Pearl 88

2022 Blizzard Black Pearl 88

Holding steady at No. 5 after it was revamped with Blizzard’s True Blend wood core last season, the Black Pearl 88 is a consistently dependable frontside ride. Some bemoan its lack of playfulness, a result of the ski’s stiff wood core that’s reinforced with carbon and Titanal. But others rave about its stability on hard snow. It will dabble in bumps and trees, but it really shines when asked to lay it over on the groomed. Harkins: “This thing looks for speed. Kills it on the hard pack.”

2022 Blizzard Black Pearl 88 Specifications

  • Overall Score: 3.88/5
  • Strengths: Stability at Speed, Quickness
  • Weaknesses: Playfulness, Forgiveness
  • Dimensions (mm): 128-88-110
  • Available Lengths (cm): 147, 153, 159, 165, 171, 177
  • Radius (m): 14
  • Price: $780

See how the 2022 Blizzard Black Pearl scored in each skill category

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No. 6: Völkl Kenja 88

2022 Völkl Kenja 88

It’s hard to beat a Völkl in the Hard-Snow Integrity department, and that’s why testers love the Kenja 88 for frontside carving. With 88mm underfoot, Völkl’s 3D Radius technology, and a bomber Titanal frame construction, the Kenja 88 really excels on hardpack. Strong skiers can coax some playfulness out of her, but as a general rule, this ski just wants to impress with her stability on the groomers. Gibbons: “Rewards the good skier but doesn’t overpower the rest.”

2022 Völkl Kenja 88 Specifications

  • Overall Score: 3.84/5
  • Strengths: Stability at Speed, Hard-Snow Integrity
  • Weaknesses: Forgiveness, Crud Performance
  • Dimensions (mm): 129-88-111
  • Available Lengths (cm): 149, 156, 163, 170
  • Radius (m): 15
  • Price: $775

See how the 2022 Völkl Kenja 88 scored in each skill category

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No. 7: K2 Disruption 81Ti Alliance

2022 K2 Disruption 81 Ti Alliance

A K2 ski that excels on hard snow? Specifically for ladies? Yes and yes. The all-new Disruption 81Ti Alliance impressed our testers with its quiet confidence on groomers, a testament to K2’s Dark Matter Damping technology. Ladies loved its energy and edge hold but commented that it takes some work to get the ski to release the edge at the end of each turn. Katie Ryan: “Really nice on the groomers. Switching between short and longer turns was a breeze.”

2022 K2 Disruption 81Ti Alliance Specifications

  • Overall Score: 3.77/5
  • Strengths: Quickness, Hard-Snow Integrity
  • Weaknesses: Crud Performance, Versatility
  • Dimensions (mm): 124-81-110
  • Available Lengths (cm): 146, 153, 160, 167
  • Radius (m): 14.8
  • Price: $999 with binding

See how the 2022 K2 Disruption 81Ti Alliance scored in each skill category

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No. 8: Elan Wildcat 86 C Black Edition

2022 Elan Wildcat 86 C Black Edition

The new Wildcat comes in a sexy little package with Swarovski crystals in the top sheet. But that’s not all that’s new. The additional carbon reinforcement and laminated wood core make all the difference in how zippy this new Wildcat is. She loves to go fast and be skied on edge—just don’t ask her to take it easy. Our ex-racers, however, could make this Wildcat purr like a kitten on any terrain. Harkins: “Loves skiing on edge but also cruises through soft snow.”

2022 Elan Wildcat 86 C Black Edition Specifications

  • Overall Score: 3.74/5
  • Strengths: Stability at Speed, Quickness
  • Weaknesses: Forgiveness, Crud Performance
  • Dimensions (mm): 127-86-113
  • Available Lengths (cm): 152, 158, 164, 170
  • Radius (m): 14.7
  • Price: $1,100 with binding

See how the 2022 Elan Wildcat 86 C Black Edition scored in each skill category

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No. 9: Kästle MX88

2022 Kästle MX88

The unisex MX88 is way more exciting than its boring name implies. Testers called it a ski made for Deer Valley because it excels on corduroy and anywhere it can carve GS turns. Thanks to a poplar-beech core sandwiched between fiberglass and Titanal, it’s a pretty beefy ski. But for a Kästle, it’s surprisingly balanced—unlike some of its brethren, it’s not all work and no play. Northrop: “Solid fun for any lady who knows how to drive fast and take chances.”

2022 Kästle MX88 Specifications

  • Overall Score: 3.57/5
  • Strengths: Stability at Speed, Hard-Snow Integrity
  • Weaknesses: Playfulness, Forgiveness
  • Dimensions (mm): 130-88-114
  • Available Lengths (cm): 159, 166, 173, 180, 187
  • Radius (m): 15.5
  • Price: $1,249

See how the 2022 Kästle MX88 scored in each skill category

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No. 10: Armada Reliance 88 C

2022 ARMADA RELIANCE 88 C

“Super playful and peppy on the snow. It loved bouncing and swinging from turn to turn. Really shines when you turn up the speed and lay it on edge. In the bumps, it seemed to just want to make one turn shape. That said, a great frontside ski that’s not overly demanding. ” –Courtney Harkins

2022 Armada Reliance 88 C Specifications

  • Overall Score: 3.55/5
  • Strengths: Versatility, Playfulness
  • Weaknesses: Quickness, Stability at Speed
  • Dimensions (mm): 130-88-111
  • Available Lengths (cm): 152, 160, 168, 176
  • Radius (m): 16.7
  • Price: $700

See how the 2022 Armada Reliance 88 C scored in each skill category

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No. 11: Rossignol Experience W 86 Basalt

2022 ROSSIGNOL EXPERIENCE W 86 BASALT

Testers called the Experience W 86 an exceedingly nimble ski that performed for everyone, everywhere. Some ladies felt Rossi’s new Drive Tip Solution—which seeks to damp vibration in the tip of the ski—made it a little heavy and sluggish into turns. Others loved the smooth ride it provided. Tip aside, all ladies agreed that this new Experience will change the lives of many a frontside skier. Knight: “Has a really nice flex. You can lay it over or ski it more gently.”

2022 Rossignol Experience W 86 Basalt Specifications

  • Overall Score: 3.5/5
  • Strengths: Stability at Speed, Quickness
  • Weaknesses: Crud Performance, Versatility
  • Dimensions (mm): 132-86-120
  • Available Lengths (cm): 148, 157, 166, 175
  • Radius (m): 14
  • Price: $800

See how the 2022 Rossignol Experience W 86 Basalt scored in each skill category

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are frontside skis?

Do-it-all skis with middle-of-the-road waists (81mm-90mm), a more moderate rocker profile primarily in the tip, more camber underfoot, and a flatter tail. This kind of profile orients all-mountain narrow skis towards the frontside of the mountain, and these skis generally perform best on groomed terrain or in the bumps. While rockered tips add some versatility, these skis are not designed to be skied in deep powder. Learn more here.

What are the best women’s frontside skis?

  1. Stöckli Nela 80
  2. Nordica Santa Ana 93
  3. Fischer RC One 86GT
  4. Dynastar M-Pro 84 W
  5. Blizzard Black Pearl 88
  6. Völkl Kenja 88
  7. K2 Disruption 81Ti Alliance
  8. Elan Wildcat 88 C Black Edition
  9. Kästle MX88
  10. Armada Reliance 88 C
  11. Rossignol Experience W 86 Basalt
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The Best Women’s Frontside Skis of 2021

BEST IN TEST and GEAR OF THE YEAR: Stöckli Nela 80

The 2021 Gear of the Year and Best in Test Stöckli Nela 80 Women's Frontside Ski
The 2021 Gear of the Year and Best in Test Stöckli Nela 80 Women’s Frontside SkiPhoto courtesy of Stöckli

Hallelujah, a women’s-specific Stöckli charger! For years this Swiss brand has produced some of the most exquisitely crafted unisex skis on the market, but they were better suited to skiers with racing backgrounds than recreationalists, never mind the majority of the female population. Enter the new Nela line, featuring a lighter weight and a women’s-specific flex that makes the skis easier to engage, more forgiving, and more accessible to intermediates than Stöckli’s unisex models. The new Nela 80 is the most piste-oriented of the line and our testers loved it for its thrilling carving performance and ability to bust through crud despite its smaller waist width, calling it “the luxury SUV” of the Frontside category. Testers’ one gripe: the longest length available is 165cm, which will surely disappoint some of the hard-charging chicks chomping at the bit to get on a more playful Stöckli ski. Northrop: “Skis like a finely tuned instrument. The precision and sound it makes carving through the snow is a thing of beauty.”

2021 Stöckli Nela 80 Factsheet

  • Overall Rating: 4.44/5
  • Available Lengths (In Centimeters): 149, 157, 165
  • Tip-Waist-Tail Dimensions (In Millimeters): 121-80-106
  • Turn Radius (In Meters): 14 (157 cm length)
  • MSRP: $949

BEST IN TEST: Head Kore 87 W

The 2021 Head Kore 87 W Women's Best in Test Frontside Ski
The 2021 Head Kore 87 W Women’s Best in Test Frontside SkiPhoto courtesy of Head

The newest addition to Head’s award-winning women’s Kore line is the polar opposite of the Stöckli Nela 80, yet beloved by our testers nonetheless. What the Nela 80 lacks in versatility the Kore 87 W makes up for thanks to the ski’s wider waist and tight little turn radius, which permits ladies to skid turns and not just lay trenches. This ski impressed testers with her low-maintenance attitude, though some ladies wished she showed a little more backbone in the crud. But testers were quick to forgive this one shortcoming. Humes: “Trusted it at once. Solid, snappy, playful.”

2021 Head Kore 87 W Factsheet

  • Overall Rating: 4.44/5
  • Available Lengths (In Centimeters): 153, 162, 171
  • Tip-Waist-Tail Dimensions (In Millimeters): 127-85-107
  • Turn Radius (In Meters): 14.3 (171 cm length)
  • MSRP: $750

Nordica Santa Ana 93

The 2021 Nordica Santa Ana 93 Women's Frontside Ski
The 2021 Nordica Santa Ana 93 Women’s Frontside SkiPhoto courtesy of Nordica

The Santa Anas of yore liked to flirt with the fine line between burly and strenuous. This year, Nordica scales them down a notch, removing one of two layers of metal in the construction to make the skis more accessible to intermediates. And it worked, though the ski still prefers a strong skier. Testers ranked this ski the most versatile in this category and also praised its spunkiness. It hums with energy that just begs to be put to work on groomers especially, but also in the rough. Gleason: “Makes ya feel like a badass. Confidence-inspiring at all speeds and terrain.”

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2021 Nordica Santa Ana 93 Factsheet

  • Overall Rating: 4.41/5
  • Available Lengths (In Centimeters): 151, 158, 165, 172, 179
  • Tip-Waist-Tail Dimensions (In Millimeters): 125.5-93-112.5
  • Turn Radius (In Meters): 15.5 (165 cm length)
  • MSRP: $750

Fischer RC One 86GT

2021 Fischer RC One 86 GT Frontside ski
The 2021 Fischer RC One 86GT Frontside skiPhoto courtesy of Fischer

The unisex RC1 86GT won SKI Test gold in the men’s Frontside category last year and was entered into the women’s test this year because Fischer doesn’t make gender-specific skis. Turns out, our ladies loved it too, thanks to its easy swing weight and triple turn radius, which allows the ski to energetically bound from edge to edge. Testers ranked it No. 1 in Quickness and agreed it could tackle anything the resort threw at it if steered by a firm hand. Bremner: “Designed for the best, this ski will grab your inner athlete and demand she step up and rule the world.”

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Fischer RC One 86GT Factsheet

  • Overall Rating: 4.31/5
  • Available Lengths (In Centimeters): 161, 168, 175, 182
  • Tip-Waist-Tail Dimensions (In Millimeters): 130-86-116
  • Turn Radius (In Meters): 17 (175 cm length)
  • MSRP: $800

Blizzard Black Pearl 88

The 2021 Blizzard Black Pearl 88 Women's Frontside Ski
The 2021 Blizzard Black Pearl 88 Women’s Frontside SkiPhoto courtesy of Blizzard

Blizzard significantly revamped the core of its best-selling ski in an effort to give ladies what they were missing from the old Black Pearl 88: more versatility. The new True-Blend wood core includes stringers of denser wood strategically placed underfoot where you want the ski to be stiff, with less density in the tip and tail. The result: a Black Pearl 88 that’s still primarily a corduroy destroyer with a need for speed, but one that’s more playful and willing to switch up turn shapes and styles. Barnes: “Powerhouse laying arcs. For a strong, get-after-it girl.”

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2021 Blizzard Black Pearl 88 Factsheet

  • Overall Rating: 4.24/5
  • Available Lengths (In Centimeters): 147, 153, 159, 165, 171, 177
  • Tip-Waist-Tail Dimensions (In Millimeters): 128-88-110
  • Turn Radius (In Meters): 14 (165 cm length)
  • MSRP: $780

BEST VALUE: Dynastar M Pro 84 W

The 2021 Dynastar M Pro 84 W Women's Best Value Frontside Ski
The 2021 Dynastar M Pro 84 W Women’s Best Value Frontside SkiPhoto courtesy of Dynastar

When the short turn comes back in vogue next season, the credit should go to the Dynastar M Pro 84 W. This ski wowed testers with its vim and vigor thanks to Dynastar’s new M Pro construction—a hybrid core of poplar and PU. Testers agreed that this ski’s standout characteristic is its agility. Yet for all its pop and pizzazz, it doesn’t disappoint in the stability or speed departments either, though testers caution it’s out of its depth in the crud. Bremner: “Magnificently forgiving yet still wonderfully high performance. Full of good vibes.”

2021 Dynastar M Pro 84 W Factsheet

  • Overall Rating: 4.24/5
  • Available Lengths (In Centimeters): 149, 156, 163, 170
  • Tip-Waist-Tail Dimensions (In Millimeters): 123-84-106
  • Turn Radius (In Meters): 14 (163 cm length)
  • MSRP: $600

Rossignol Black Ops Stargazer

The 2021 Rossignol Black Ops Stargazer Women's Frontside Ski
The 2021 Rossignol Black Ops Stargazer Women’s Frontside SkiPhoto courtesy of Rossignol

We don’t know much about the new Stargazer, but we do know one thing: She’s hella fun. Part of Rossi’s revamped Black Ops line, the Stargazer was introduced with little detail concerning her exact construction (playing to that “Black Ops” mystique, perhaps). So, we’ll shoot from the hip: This ski can carve, smear, and forgive your sins in the bumps. Testers praised her quickness and knack for short turns on hardpack above all else, but agreed that she’ll show anyone a good time—whatever the conditions or terrain. Gleason: “Perfect ski for this category. Snappy and playful.”

2021 Rossignol Black Ops Stargazer Factsheet

  • Overall Rating: 4.24/5
  • Available Lengths (In Centimeters): 154, 162, 170
  • Tip-Waist-Tail Dimensions (In Millimeters): 127-92-117
  • Turn Radius (In Meters): 14 (162 cm length)
  • MSRP: $700

Elan Wildcat 86 CX

The 2021 Elan Wildcat 86 CX Women's Frontside Ski
The 2021 Elan Wildcat 86 CX Women’s Frontside SkiPhoto courtesy of Elan

This ski made our ladies meow for more—more speed, more turns, more fun. The new Wildcat was designed with Elan’s Amphibio TrueLine tech to optimize tip-to-tail edge engagement, and the resulting ski’s affinity for quick little edge transfers and high-speed carving was right up our ex-racers’ alleys. More piste-oriented than the wider-waisted Ripsticks, the Wildcat inspires confidence on hardpack and is an ideal choice for ladies who spend the majority of their days on the groomed. Schreiber: “They roll from side to side so easily, they skied for me!”

2021 Elan Wildcat 86 CX Factsheet

  • Overall Rating: 4.22/5
  • Available Lengths (In Centimeters): 152, 158, 164, 170
  • Tip-Waist-Tail Dimensions (In Millimeters): 127-86-113
  • Turn Radius (In Meters): 14.7 (164 cm length)
  • MSRP: $750

Scott Slight 83 W

The Scott Slight 83 W Women's Frontside Ski
The 2021 Scott Slight 83 W Women’s Frontside SkiPhoto courtesy of Scott

Groomers have never been Scott’s strong suit, but that all changes this year with this new addition to the Slight line. From the moment testers clicked in, they were impressed by how effortless carving up the frontside became, calling it a ski for women of all abilities. Thanks to a new full-length air-channel wood core combined with Scott’s 3Dimension Sidecut and progressive Pro-Tip rocker, the Slight 83 W is incredibly agile and forgiving, both on hardpack and in tight places like bumps and trees. Gleason: “Life of the party. For the gal who likes a more playful and energetic ski.”

2021 Scott Slight 83 W

  • Overall Rating: 4.15/5
  • Available Lengths (In Centimeters): 150, 158, 168
  • Tip-Waist-Tail Dimensions (In Millimeters): 124-82-112
  • Turn Radius (In Meters): 15 (168 cm length)
  • MSRP: $750

Armada Victa 87Ti

The 2021 Armada Victa 87Ti Women's Frontside Ski
The 2021 Armada Victa 87Ti Women’s Frontside SkiPhoto courtesy of Armada

If you don’t have fun on the Victa 87Ti, it’s you, not the ski. Testers ranked this ski No.2 in Playfulness—no surprise since fun is Armada’s bread and butter. What did surprise testers is how reliably this ski performed on edge. A layer of Titanal and a carbon/Kevlar strut ensures the ski is tough enough to take on hardpack, but a poplar wood core and generous tip rocker mean the Victa 87Ti retains a lively energy. Short turns are her jam, just don’t expect her to wow you in the crud. Northrop: “Every turn feels like bouncing on a trampoline.”

2021 Armada Victa 87Ti Factsheet

  • Overall Rating: 4.00/5
  • Available Lengths (In Centimeters): 155, 163, 171
  • Tip-Waist-Tail Dimensions (In Millimeters): 128-87-119.5
  • Turn Radius (In Meters): 17 (171 cm length)
  • MSRP: $775

Atomic Vantage 80Ti W

The 2021 Atomic Vantage 80 Ti W Women's Frontside Ski
The 2021 Atomic Vantage 80 Ti W Women’s Frontside SkiPhoto courtesy of Atomic

The Vantage 80Ti W just wants to lap groomers. Makes sense, since this ski was built from the inside out to deliver on-piste performance for ladies of varying abilities. A poplar wood core makes this ski feel light, but Atomic’s Titanium Tank Mesh and Energy Backbone technology reinforce the ski along the edges and underfoot to provide surprising stability at speed for such a featherweight. The downside to this piste-specific construction: The ski isn’t too willing to switch gears or branch out from carving. Barnes: “Easy to turn and presented no surprises.”

2021 Atomic Vantage 80 Ti W Factsheet

  • Overall Rating: 3.96/5
  • Available Lengths (In Centimeters): 151, 159, 167
  • Tip-Waist-Tail Dimensions (In Millimeters): 121.5-80-108
  • Turn Radius (In Meters): 15.7 (167 cm length)
  • MSRP: $850 with binding

Völkl Kenja 88

The 2021 Völkl Kenja 88 Women's Frontside Ski
The 2021 Völkl Kenja 88 Women’s Frontside SkiPhoto courtesy of Völkl

If “frontside” is synonymous with “high-angle carving” in your dictionary, you’ll also find “Kenja” listed under “fun.” The Kenja 88 features the same construction as the Secret 102—3D Radius Sidecut, multi-layer wood core, and Titanal frame—but in a slimmer package, meaning she’s better suited to slicing up the frontside and inspiring confidence at speed. She’s also more agile than her bigger sister, though that agility doesn’t necessarily translate to forgiveness or playfulness. But strong skiers will appreciate the damp ride. Hackett: “Balanced feel and stable as heck.”

2021 Völkl Kenja 88 Factsheet

  • Overall Rating: 3.94/5
  • Available Lengths (In Centimeters): 149, 156, 163, 170
  • Tip-Waist-Tail Dimensions (In Millimeters): 129-88-111
  • Turn Radius (In Meters): 14 (163 cm length)
  • MSRP: $775

Salomon Stance W 88

The 2021 Salomon Stance W 88 Women's Frontside Ski
The 2021 Salomon Stance W 88 Women’s Frontside SkiPhoto courtesy of Salomon

What do you get when you pair a race-inspired sidecut with a double layer of Titanal? A ski designed to shred at speed. Testers unanimously agreed that Salomon’s new frontside tool for ladies offers plenty of stability while charging down groomers. Some felt the Titanal made the ski a tad damp and burly, others found the ski’s caruba/poplar core made the ski light and forgiving enough for novices. Final verdict: Get to know her on the groomers and she’ll show you what she’s made of. Robinson: “An interesting blend of GS flavor and skidding that gives it a can-do attitude.”

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2021 Salomon Stance W 88 Factsheet

  • Overall Rating: 3.85/5
  • Available Lengths (In Centimeters): 154, 161, 168, 174
  • Tip-Waist-Tail Dimensions (In Millimeters): 120-88-102
  • Turn Radius (In Meters): 17 (161 cm length)
  • MSRP: $725

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