Close

Member Login

Logging In
Invalid username or password.
Incorrect Login. Please try again.

not a member? sign-up now!

Signing up could earn you gear and it helps to keep offensive content off of our site.

PRINT DIGITAL

Black Diamond Kilowatt (2008)

Black Diamond Kilowatt (2008)

The Kilowatt has all the flex of an oak stump, sticks to groomers, and doesn’t get nervous at speed. In powder it’s smooth and predictable.

Props

Good performance in crud and on groomers for such a narrow big-mountain ski. And the firm tail pops you out of turns.

Gripes

A bit stiff for slow turns and too narrow for waist-deep days.

Tester's Take

"If you want something light and easy to turn—despite its stiffness—this is your ski." —Matt Ross

PRICE (MSRP): $569.00
Product Specifications | How We Test
Year2007/2008
LevelAdvanced
MSRP$569.00
GenderMale
Bindingwithout bindings
Lengths155, 165, 175, 185
Tip/Waist/Tail126/95/114
Rating: Powder Performance2.95 / 5
Rating: Stability at Speed3.50 / 5
Rating: Long Turns3.90 / 5
Rating: Medium Turns3.50 / 5
Rating: Short Turns3.10 / 5
Rating: Maneuverability3.13 / 5
Rating: Hard Snow Grip3.41 / 5
Rating: Crud Performance3.28 / 5
Rating: Corduroy Performance3.70 / 5
Rating: Moguls Performance3.10 / 5
Rating: Forgiveness2.80 / 5
Rating: Average Score3.29 / 5
Rating: Quickness/Bumps3.11 / 5
Your Comment
 
  • No HTML tags allowed

More information about formatting options

Type the characters you see in this picture. (verify using audio)
Type the characters you see in the picture above; if you can't read them, submit the form and a new image will be generated. Not case sensitive.
All submitted comments are subject to the license terms set forth in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use