Fischer Porohete 106 (2009)
As women's gear continues to gain legitimacy in the industry, the demand for women-specific wide rides increases, too. But until manufacturers catch up, this unisex bruiser will do just fine. No. 1 in Crud, it even bombed down sun-crust and wind-chop. And when it hit the groomer back to the lift? Surprise: It actually turned. But you'd better be on your game-it has no patience for novices. "Heavy enough to be stable without feeling too stiff," said Stokes.
Tahoe. It eats crud for breakfast.
Lightweights or women-specific purists
|Rating: Powder Performance||3.83 / 5|
|Rating: Stability at Speed||3.87 / 5|
|Rating: Long Turns||3.87 / 5|
|Rating: Medium Turns||3.39 / 5|
|Rating: Short Turns||2.90 / 5|
|Rating: Maneuverability||2.94 / 5|
|Rating: Hard Snow Grip||3.47 / 5|
|Rating: Crud Performance||4.17 / 5|
|Rating: Corduroy Performance||3.47 / 5|
|Rating: Moguls Performance||2.90 / 5|
|Rating: Forgiveness||2.97 / 5|
|Rating: Quickness/Bumps||2.90 / 5|