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

Armada VJJ (2014)

VJJ

Armada

2014

Official Selection

rating3.08

price$900

Ratings
Stability At Speed: 
3.03 / 5
Maneuverability: 
3.57 / 5
Hard Snow Performance: 
2.23 / 5
Crud Performance: 
3.14 / 5
Forgiveness: 
2.82 / 5
Energy/Liveliness: 
3.24 / 5
Flotation: 
3.82 / 5
Versatility: 
2.72 / 5
Overall: 
3.08 / 5

YEAR2013/2014

WAIST WIDTH115mm

TIP/TAIL/WAIST126-115-123

LEVELAdvanced

LENGTHS165, 175

Get a FREE SKI subscription with your order

Testers loved the VJJ’s lightning quickness and surfy mentality and found it ideal for tight trees, crud bumps, and “pockets of powdery glory.” Its prominent tip and tail rocker and early taper provided ample float but hurt it on hardpack, where it preferred skidding over carving. It’s an approachable tool for the deep and it encouraged testers to get creative with airs, quick pivots, and slashy turns. In soft snow, this VJJ is “smooth as silk.”

Skiing's Notes:
Based on Armada's highly lauded JJ, the VJJ is designed as a powder ski with versatile qualities for everyday riding. A girthy 115-mm waist, aggressive rocker, and taper improve floatation in deep snow, improve maneuverability, and give the ski a smeary feel, while camber underfoot will provide a measure of hardpack performance. Many of the same technologies in the men's JJ are found in the VJJ including the AR50 Sidewall (a blended sidewal-cap construction), the Hybrid UltraLight Core, and a top-of-the-line Comp Series Base.