The Alibi's only sin, loving powder too much, is magnified in the Ritual, spearhead of the new Vantage series. It's even wider, at 103 mm, and similarly rockered, with the same buoyant, schmeary tip behavior that serves it so well in powder and crud. There are quicker skis in the category, but only one widerCK, and the Ritual was No. 2 for Flotation. Testers applauded its screw-the-groomers attitude, given how fun it was in broken snow off-piste. "Spreads snow like a butter knife."