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Armada Norwalk (2014)

Norwalk

Armada

2014

Official Selection

rating2.99

price$900

Ratings
Stability At Speed: 
3.06 / 5
Maneuverability: 
3.38 / 5
Hard Snow Performance: 
2.33 / 5
Crud Performance: 
2.93 / 5
Forgiveness: 
2.88 / 5
Energy/Liveliness: 
3.15 / 5
Flotation: 
3.40 / 5
Versatility: 
2.84 / 5
Overall: 
2.99 / 5

YEAR2013/2014

WAIST WIDTH115mm

TIP/TAIL/WAIST135-115-131

LEVELAdvanced

LENGTHS169, 179, 189

MSRP: $900.00
RATING: 2.99 / 5

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The Norwalk has a bit of a split personality. In softer snow, it’s comfortable being a flighty, two-footed smearer, its big, rockered, tapered tip leading the way through crud and bumpy terrain. Then on bigger lines or firm snow, it’s plenty capable of ballsy high-speed descents, thanks to a supportive tail that loves long-radius turns. It offers Armada’s trademark loose feel but seems to have more gas in the tank than other Armadas.

Skiing's Notes:
Since its impetus, Armada has specialized in making fat skis and the Norwalk is another offering in the deep-snow category. It has a flatter tail profile than most Armada fat skis that will give it a definite boost in power. It's designed with directional, big-mountain chargers in mind. Part of the LTD series of skis that utilize the best materials and are only built in limited quantities, the Norwalk uses Armada's EST All Mountain Rocker profile for a nice blend of float and hard-pack performance, and the AR50 Sidewall, a blend of vertical sidewall and cap construction, for improved durability without sacrifice to edge grip.