MSRP $775 (flat)
The Zeal swept the test this year, earning top honors in Flotation, Stability at Speed, Rebound Energy, Crud Performance and Hard-Snow Grip. An aggressive powerhouse with a penchant for plowing through crud, this ski charged down Snowbird’s Gad Chutes then begged for more. Maneuverable but definitely not a pushover, this ski is best steered by the expert set. “I found myself looking for more challenges with these on my feet,” said Sheinberg.