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Dynastar

Dynastar

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September 14, 2011
September 14, 2011
September 14, 2011
September 14, 2011
September 14, 2011
October 8, 2010
The forgiving Exclusive Paradise makes shredding look easy. Experts loved its versatility and quiet handling at speeds, but—attention, intermediates—they found it easy to skid and maneuver in any situation. Rocker has very few downsides, and the Paradise is a great example. Wide, rockered tips float over powder and crud; tip them on edge and the “pre-flexed” shape dives into turns without requiring much effort from the skier. While it’s wide for daily use in the East, it’s a great one-ski quiver for Westerners.
October 7, 2010
“An all-mountain generalist,” declared one Tahoe-based racer turned free-skier. “I couldn’t find snow it didn’t like.” The fast, stable Eden seemed to prefer strong skiers with technical backgrounds; ex-racers loved its big-turn power while laid-back freeskiers found it a mite obstreperous and unwilling to skid. The wide shovel hooks easily into turns, and the ski is equally comfortable in long and short arcs. A tiny dose of tip rocker is just enough to deflect crud well and enhance agility in tight spots.
October 7, 2010
Think of this as Everyman’s race ski. It does everything you expect a narrow carver to do—slice into the turn, grip powerfully, quickly pop into the next turn—but is more forgiving than a thoroughbred racer. Testers were uniformly impressed with its easy initiation, turn-shape variability, maneuverability, and steadiness at all speeds. It coaxes advanced intermediates into clean carves, but aggressive experts will find no limit to its power. [$940 without binding]
October 6, 2010
Lots of powder skis have funky shapes and rocker that can take some getting used to. Not the 6th Sense Huge. “Agility and stability make this a good choice for someone’s first powder ski,” one tester wrote. Modest rocker in the tip and tail enhance maneuverability and deep-snow flotation; traditional shape and camber elsewhere handle predictably. On groomers, keep the speedometer pegged: At low speeds, tipping this fatty on edge can be challenging.
October 6, 2010
You don’t need to think too hard on the Sultan 94. Subtle and smooth, it does everything an all-mountain ski should—and does it well. It’s stable and secure while carving groomed snow. Off trail, the 94’s tip rocker adapts to inconsistent terrain—trees, bumps, crud—without complaint. Skiers who like that classic what-you-see-is-what-you-get predictability, for which Dynastar is known, will find this ski reliable and adaptable, like an old friend. Aspiring experts will like its mellow attitude; experts will find plenty of horsepower.