Slay trails, scout trees, hunt powder, and carve corduroy with the best all mountain skis in the world. Tested and approved by the ski experts at Powder7.
If we had a dollar for every time customers say they’re looking for “good all mountain skis,” each of us would...well...we’d each own more pairs of good all mountain skis.
Defining categories of gear can be tough. The best all mountain skis for an Aspen freeride skier may differ from what the Killington, Vermont ex-racer is looking for. And many folks roll with more than one pair of skis in their quiver. But if you’re hunting for one pair of skis to do it all, these sticks are pretty damn impressive.
Dimensions: 133/102/122 Ability Level: 8/10 Weight: 3330 grams The Basics: The Rustler 10 scored rave reviews after its 2018 release. So naturally, it returns for 2019 with just one change: a flashier blue topsheet. If it ain't broke, don't fix it, right? The 102mm waist width, light swingweight, tapered titanal sheet underfoot, uni-directional carbon in the tip and tail, plus well-balanced rocker/camber/rocker profile make the Rustler 10 the most versatile ski in ... learn more
Dimensions: 126/95/115 Ability Level: 9/10 Weight: 3910 grams The Basics: The best "do-it-all" ski from Kastle returns for 2018 with just a few very slight updates. The graphics have changed from a blue theme to a lighter and more subtle turquoise theme. The other more important update is to the core. Now instead of just silver fur, they have added beech wood as well. This should make the ski just a bit more damp and stable, not that it needed any help. The ... learn more
Dimensions: 128/98/118 Ability Level: 7/10 Weight: 3280 grams The Basics: For a forgiving, quick and nimble all-mountain (and powder-happy) ski, the Sky7 HD is tough to beat. The 2018 version retains the agility, float, and playfulness of its predecessor. The Carbon Alloy Matrix, in addition to Rossignol' s new Air Tip 2.0 technology, makes the ski stronger this year with more power and energy. It's also, believe it or not, a bit lighter. The ski's centered ... learn more
Dimensions: 133/100/121 Ability Level: 8/10 Weight: 4120 grams The Basics: The Enforcer 100 needs no introductions. As one of the best selling and highest performing skis on the market for the past few seasons it returns for 2019 unchanged, but with a shiny new topsheet. Energy 2 Titanium Construction offers the highest level of performance with a full wood core from tip to tail and two layers of Titanium extending over the edges. This construction comes directly ... learn more
Dimensions: 124/93/112 Ability Level: 8/10 The Basics: The Enforcer 93 returns unchanged for 2019, except for a new sleek topsheet. They didn't want to mess with greatness. Stiffened by two sheets of titanal, rockered, powerful, playful and ready to party this ski remains a stalwart among the ranks of high performance skis. Energy 2 Titanium Construction offers the highest level of performance with a full wood core from tip to tail and two ... learn more
Dimensions: 133/96/128 Ability Level: 7/10 Weight: 2760 grams The Basics: Returning for 2019 with some subtle, yet noteworthy changes the Camox Freebird is a champion for someone who prizes a versatile backcountry ski. The ski has been lightened this year due to a shorter ABS section, but the same poppy and playful feel remains. The ski now clocks in with a 96mm waist instead of last years 97mm, and the overall performance in less that stellar conditions has ... learn more
Dimensions: 133/98/118 Ability Level: 9/10 Weight: 4180 grams The Basics: The Blizzard Bonafide continues to be one of the highest rated all mountain skis on the market. This do-everything, 98 mm waisted ski rules on the groomers, through the crud, and down narrow chutes. The Carbon Flipcore Technology that was introduced to the Bonafide last year is a revolutionary rockered ski production process that incorporates bi-directional carbon fiber in the tips and tails ... learn more
Dimensions: 136/99/118 Ability Level: 7/10 The Basics: For 2019, Salomon added basalt stringers to the ultra-versatile QST 99 for a lighter, more dampening ski. These bi-directional boards have twin rocker and light Koroyd tips to keep you afloat over fresh. The new ultra-light feel makes the new QST exceptionally agile, and the Ti Power Platform underfoot gives you hard-pack confidence. Laps in back-bowl powder, climbing a ridge line or flying ... learn more
Dimensions: 129/99/117 Ability Level: 8/10 Weight: 3620 grams The Basics: A Perfect blend of titanal and full reverse camber. A very stable ski which goes in to action easily and efficiently due to the full reverse camber. The tonic effect of the flex is counterbalanced by the full reverse camber and allows the daemon to combine speed, bounce and easy ... learn more
Dimensions: 129/89/113 Ability Level: 9/10 Weight: 3880 grams The Basics: If the MX84 is the Death Star, the MX89 is Starkiller Base. The bigger, badder version of Kastle\'s poster-ski, the MX89 features the same speed-loving, smooth-skiing combination of full camber, premium core and base materials, and superb edge grip. And it\'s all wrapped in an 89mm-underfoot package that destroys everything in its path with a little extra girth to handle varied snow ... learn more
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