Volkl RTM 77 (2014)


Rating: / 5
Price: $825.00
Year: 2014
Level: 3
Gender: Male
Waist Width: 107
Tip/Tail/Waist: 122-77-107
Lengths: 161, 166, 171, 176

For the aggressive intermediate, the RTM 77 offers the same metal-reinforced integrity of the RTM 80, but in a slightly narrower width (77 mm) and with a less aggressive XTD construction that uses less mass over the edges to make it more forgiving and playful. It's sold with an 11-DIN Marker binding. It's part of the seven-model RTM ("Ride the Mountain") series of frontside, all-conditions skis - the all-mountain heart of the Volkl collection. Waist widths range from 84 mm down to 73 mm, with performance and price decreasing along with width. Higher end models (the 84, 81, 80 and 77) are subtly rockered from tip to tail for soft snow performance. Lower end models (75 IS, 75, and 73) get tip and tail rocker for easy pivoting and skidding and are generally more forgiving and groomer oriented. The RTM collection features Volkl's XTD constructions, which are built with extra mass stacked over the edges for extra stability and edge bite. In lower end RTM models, these XTD rails decrease in size and mass to give those skis more forgiving performance. All but the value-priced RTM 73 have wood cores. All are sold with bindings.