Many midfats perform well on the groomed; it's tricky afternoon crud that distinguishes the best. If a ski instills confidence in resort harbor chop, testers will reward it (No. 1 in Crud Performance). The 88 is classically Rossi in feelï¿½damp, fluid, with a pleasing heft. Throw in edge grip that belies its width and, yes, it'll dice groomers at irresponsible speeds. And in the afternoon, that width, plus a touch of tip rocker, gives it calm confidence to blast through piles. "Surefooted in multiple applications; blows through variable snow."