Looking for the best all mountain women's skis? Here are our picks for skis that do the tall task of skiing the whole mountain in any conditions. It's a tall task and most dedicated skiers have at least two skis in their fleet but there are skis out there do do everything pretty damn well.
Dimensions: 126/88/110 Ability Level: 7/10 The Basics: Over the past few seasons, the Black Pearl has emerged as one of the most popular, widely-loved womens skis maybe ever. The 88mm-waisted model is the flagship of the line. It came first before Blizzard added the 78 and 98, and it returns in 2019 unchanged and ready to dominate once again. Expert and intermediate skiers alike love the Black Pearl for its light weight, stability, versatility ... learn more
Dimensions: 118/90/106 Ability Level: 7/10 Weight: 2780 grams The Basics: The Black Crows Captis Birdie is a sweet, playful ride for intermediate-to-expert women who ski the whole mountain. A bit lighter than the men's Captis, and with a bit more flex, the women-specific Captis Birdie has a massive sweet spot that appeals to wide range of skiers--but a stout enough backbone for when it's time to charge hard. At 90mm underfoot, it's very quick edge-to-edge in tight ... learn more
Dimensions: 135/98/119 Ability Level: 8/10 The Basics: For 2018 Blizzard replaces the Samba with the Black Pearl 98. With a wider waist, this ski is able to float in powder, bust through crud, and carve like a dream. Blizzards's Carbon Flipcore W.S.D.(women's specific design) is a revolutionary rockered ski production process that incorporates a uni-directional carbon frame onto the core of the ski resulting in a lightweight, easy feel, and high ... learn more
Dimensions: 128/98/118 Ability Level: 7/10 Weight: 3050 grams The Basics: The ultimate fusion of lightweight agility and freeride versatility, the all-new SKY 7 HD W has been 100% redesigned for uncompromising free-touring performance. Whether skiing the resort or backcountry touring, the 98mm waist combined with new Air Tip 2.0 and Carbon Alloy Matrix provides a progressive, lightweight blend of stability, floatation, and edge grip to go wherever the snow takes ... learn more
Dimensions: 128/92/111 Ability Level: 7/10 Weight: 2900 grams The Basics: Back for 2019, the QST Lux 92 is designed to build confidence in new terrain. At 92mm underfoot, the Lux is perfect for every day on the mountain whether you're skiing hardpack or fresh powder. Venture off into the back bowls or dip into the trees too! The QST Lux 92 is the reimagined version of the popular Q88 Lux. The QST Lux 92 is meant to charge with Spaceframe Woodcore, Power Transfer ... learn more
Dimensions: 123/93/111 Ability Level: 7/10 Weight: 3250 grams The Basics: The Santa Ana 93 returns for 2019 with only a topsheet update. This ski is an absolute monster on the frontside of the mountain, but don't let the Titanal infused core scare you. This ski has a heart of gold and is comfortable at any speed and in almost all conditions, maybe with the exception of neck deep powder. The blunt nose and CamRock profile gives the ski some float in fresh snow and ... learn more
Dimensions: 133/98/116 Ability Level: 7/10 Weight: 3010 grams The Basics: Identical to the men's 90Eight, but in a more flattering color; the 90Eight W is the solution to women who want to rip a lightweight and versatile ski. The 90Eight excels in all conditions, but really feels like a star in the soft snow. 98mm of ski under your feet is enough to float even in the deep conditions, plus it's not so wide that you can't show off on the groomers. The addition of 3D ... learn more
Dimensions: 129/99/117 Ability Level: 8/10 Weight: 3080 grams The Basics: How does Black Crows build a women-specific all-mountain crusher? Start with a mid-fat 99mm waist, add a layer of Titanal reinforcement under two-thirds of the ski, and then bend it into a nimble, playful reverse camber shape. That's the Daemon Birdie. The metal layer adds dampness and power, while tip-to-tail rocker delivers lightning-fast turn initiation and an easy-going nature. That ... learn more
Dimensions: 127/90/110 Ability Level: 8/10 Weight: 3350 grams The Basics: Unchanged for 2019, The Kenja returns as an incredible one ski quiver option. With traditional camber underfoot and a rocker tip and tail profile, the Kenja's short turning radius and unbeatable edge hold on ice makes for an enjoyable day skiing on all terrain. A full sheet of titanal gives a high performance feel while the poplar wood makes for a lively ride, on the Kenja you can choose ... learn more
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