Nordica Radict (2012)
Skiers who are intimidated by fat skis should look elsewhere. The Radict, at 127 mm under foot, is designed as a big mountain ski that can float through deep powder. A full wood core of mostly hefty ash, tip and tail rocker, and no metal make it a burly ski. But with a sidecut that gets wider past the contact point, the ski has increased edge hold that Nordica says makes the Radict manageable when getting to and from powder stashes.