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Blizzard The Crush IQ Max (2012)

Blizzard The Crush IQ Max (2012)
Gold Medal Gear
Rank: #11 In Mixed Snow
Tester's Review

Last year, The Crush was the no. 1 powder ski in our test. This year, it medals in our all-mountain category. That says two things: Waist widths continue to expand, and this is one versatile ski. Indeed, its wide, rockered tip skims deliciously on pow, but its burly IQ sandwich sidewall construction trenches a groomer like a ski half its size. The tip can flap when running flat at speed, so it's driven best by aggressive experts who use their edges. "For someone who wants to charge," said Gillet. Sold with binding for $1,050 or with a Slider plate, which accommodates any binding, for $800.

PRICE (MSRP): $1050.00
PRICE (MAP): $900.00
Product Specifications | How We Test
LevelAdvanced, Expert, Hi-Expert
CategoryMixed Snow
AwardsGold Medal Gear
BindingW/ Binding
Rating: Stability at Speed2.76 / 5
Rating: Hard Snow Grip2.58 / 5
Rating: Crud Performance3.42 / 5
Rating: Forgiveness3.17 / 5
Rating: Quickness/Bumps2.98 / 5
Rating: Rebound Energy2.94 / 5
Rating: Flotation3.56 / 5
Rating: Balance of Skill3.16 / 5
Rating: Overall3.08 / 5
reviews of Blizzard The Crush IQ Max (2012)