In Depth Staff Reviews:
By: Matt M
Read our preview of 2021 Armada skis
The Blackout Shift
Since becoming part of Amer Sports two years ago, joining Salomon and Atomic, Armada has maintained its unique brand identity. 2020 Armada skis and gear continue to do so (seriously...they've got an edgeless urban rail ski in the lineup...), but with one major exception.
The Shift binding, released this season by Salomon and Atomic, gets tagged with an Armada logo and painted all-black for 2020. So for next season, customers get the industry's most popular binding with three color options—and a slew of skis that would be great matches. In the Armada lineup, the Tracer series (which gets a new core for 2020) and the ARV JJ 116 Ultralite are prime skis to be paired with a Shift.
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2020 Armada Trace 108 Description:
The Armada Trace 108 knows you have to get up to get down, featuring lightweight efficiency and the chatter dampening of Adaptive Mesh in one envy-inducing package. Carved from backcountry pedigree with a nod to devout freeriders everywhere, the 108 weighs in light, but doesn't leave performance to chance.
2020 Armada Trace 108 Specs: