Gentlemen, it’s here. The best list of park skis to hit the market of 2016. If you need a ski that will kill it on rails, make you look like Bobby on those big kickers all while staying within your budget, then this is the list to start. Check them out!
The Line Chronic is a reliable and exciting pair of park twin skis made with durable maple macroblock wood and boasting of a perfectly symmetrical flex. At the same time, it is very light and can be useful for freestyle skiing. The skis come in varying lengths ranging from 164 cm to 185 cm and with a sidecut measuring 178 cm. The design of skis is with a 2/5/2 rocker profile for excellent early camber and tail rise, which gives quicker responses to body reflexes and movements.
Line Future Spin
Compared to other skis from this manufacturer, the Future Spin is slightly bigger and starts from 167 cm lengths going up to 181 cm. The Future Spin has a rocker profile of 1/6/1 mm, which makes it perfect for spinning and all sorts of tricks on the slopes. The Maple Macroblock base makes the Future Spin extremely durable and capable of absorbing most shocks while skiing. The Capwall offers added protection to the skis making them more robust while weathering high cold and moisture.
The design of the Line Afterbang skis is for endurance while allowing excellent flexibility and performance. These skis begin at 155 cm and they go up to 177 cm making them an ideal pair for learners. The surface of the skis has a coat of highly resistant Skate Deck layer, which protects the skis against damage. Even the tips have with added protection in the form of a maple veneer. Early rise is with a highly efficient rocker profile of only 0/4/0 mm.
Armada AR7 skis are excellent for park skiing with a flexibility rating of 6 at the tip and 7 at the tail. These skis comprise of traditional camber and a light core that is very firm. With this combination, you can perform many exciting tricks including spinning with the Armada AR7. The skis are extremely light and give excellent bounce while offering least resistance with the snow. Say goodbye to drag that slows you down when using heavy skis.
Armada Thall skis are come with traditional camber and special AR50 material caps the tip and tail of the skis. The core consists of a hybrid construction consisting of wood used in the T-zone and fiberglass for lamination. The Armada Thall also boasts of Kevlar stringers made with carbon that offer excellent performance and control. The Armada Thall is ideal for use as a park ski and for freestyle skiing. The edging is durable and can withstand 2.5 levels of impact.
Armada Pipe Cleaner
If you are looking for a pair of effective skis that offer speed and control, the Armada Pipe Cleaner is where you should invest your money. These skis are perfect for skiers at different levels of proficiency. These skis minimize the interference produced by swing weight thanks to the use of AR50 Construction in the designing of the tail and tip caps. The skis come with carbon fiber layup, which reduces the weight with which your body needs to contend.
K2 Press skis are the answer for skiers who want to ski in style. The construction is somewhat like the jib rocker design, which gives the skier a highly responsive and flexible tip and tail along with flat base. The cap construction design is one that enhances performance, particularly the popping and hopping actions on the slopes for smooth transition. Another remarkable feature of the K2 Press is that it is extremely lightweight which helps it to produce a turn radius of up to 20 m.
K2 Domain skis are a robust and tough pair of skis that promise to last several years. The jib comprises of with 20% rocker at the tip and tail while allowing 80% flat jib. The K2 Domain is among the medium-sized ski and starts with a length of 159 cm. This excellent pair of skis can be useful for park and freestyle skiing. The Twintech sidewall construction offers strong protection to the sides of the skis making them last longer.
Do you want to experience the ultimate in skiing gear? You need to look no further than the Salomon NFX for some exceptional performance. This amazing pair of skis comes with special Pulse Pad Pro shock absorbers at both ends of the skis making skiing a safe and exciting experience for you. ABS sidewalls protect the skis from damage and weather. The skis comprise of traditional camber, which serves to enhance the popping effect making it extremely easy for you to navigate along the slopes.
The Volkl Revolt is the perfect pair of skis for beginner and slightly experienced performers. It is a good investment since it allows hassle-free freestyle skiing thanks to the twin tips. The Volkl Revolt is a medium-width pair, which makes it more versatile than skis that are too narrow or too wide. The skis offer medium flex, which allows you to perform efficient movements without losing control or punishing your body. All-mountain skiing is facilitated by the use of camber in the base and rocker at the tips.
Compared to other skis manufactured by Volkl, the design of the Wall is for skiers with slightly more experience on the slopes. It has a sidecut that is perfectly symmetrical and it allows for smooth switching and turns. The construction of the skis is with multilayered wood, which combines durability with excellent responsiveness. Camber is in use throughout the construction for added strength. These are among the larger ski models and vary in length from 161 cm to 185 cm, making them perfect for adventurous skiers.
Rossignol Slat skis are for skiers who have been performing on the slopes for a while. If you have outgrown your first pair of skis then this is a sensible choice for taking on more challenging slopes. The Rossignol Slat skis have special Auto urn Rocker, which gives it a rockered tip and a camber underfoot. These features ensure that the skis remain stable even on the steeper slopes. The waist is of medium thickness and at 97 mm allows you to execute difficult tricks with the greatest ease.
Rossignol Scratch skis are ideal for the skier with intermediate or slightly advanced skills. This ultimate pair of skis has with minicap sandwich construction, which makes this an extremely comfortable and lightweight pair of skis. With the extended sidecut and jib tip, you can use these skis to maneuver complicated turns and jumps without losing control. The skis are not perfectly symmetrical, but they will still enable you to move speedily on the slopes and make the perfect landings.
The manufacture of the 4FRNT Wise skis is with traditional camber while semi-cap construction has been useful in the design of the sidewalls. The sidewalls of the 4FRNT Wise have ABS material enhancing it to protect the sides from damage of any kind. The core consists of maple along with laminates made with fiberglass. All of these factors combine to produce excellent pop without sacrificing control. A special Vibe Veil design reduces the effects of any vibration on impact to give smooth performance.
The 4FRNT Switchblade skis comprises of a core of hyper-clock poplar and birch, which is lighter than other types of wood used in the core and helps to provide a lighter skiing experience. The use of semi-cap construction allows the skier to perform spins, turns and jumps without having to put in much effort. The traditional camber design makes jumping easy while the Vibe Veil feature reduces the risk of poor performance caused by vibrations produced on making impact.
4FRNT Click – the skis come with a special hyper-lite poplar core, which provides greater pop on the slopes. The use of fiberglass laminates combines strength with lightweight making the “4FRNT Click!” an excellent choice for beginners. The carbon base of the skis is extruded which helps to achieve smooth skiing and flexible movements without causing serious damage to the skis. It has a twin tip making it perform better on jumps and lifts. “The 4FRNT Click!” is well suited for park or freestyle skiing.
The manufacture of the Icelantic Da’Nollie has been with a rockered tip and tail along with a camber underfoot that gives excellent stability during skiing. The wood core offers the much-needed stability even on the most punishing slopes. The skis come with a wide base measuring 95 mm on the underfoot which takes away much of the pain of making landings on powder snow. Moreover, the poplar wood core allows the skier to make a variety of tricks including popping, ollieing and jumps.