stiff as hell. They have enough waist for pow pow, but they have so much metal in them that they carve very well. I hear they can sink i tad since they dont flex, but they are definately high performance for a fat ski
they are deffinitley stiff no doubt about that but its something thats gonna help u ski pipe and anything that is firmer. Its a ski that you can actually have a good time skiing on to. the width thing really isn't an issue more of something you learn to use to your advantage like on rails just as a larger plateform. I'd say go for them!
i'm currently tossing up between getting the volkl karmas or the Armada ARVs. What do you guys think abou these skis, like which one is better, i ski mostly big mountain with a little bit of park and pipe.Also how do both these skis go in the pipe. Any comment would be appreciated. cheers
I have the original V-Pro and the Karma is very similar. For sure it's the stiffest twintip I've skied or flexed. I really like them though because I'm pretty big. Very nice dimsensions and flex for skiing everything. Like someone said, they probably aren't great centre mounted because the waist is further back than a park ski so they wouldn't handle too nicely. I have mine mounted on the line and I can still spin them and slide rails so it's cool.
i have two pairs of them due to the fact that they are really the best ski i have ever had in the park and or all mountain they are worth the money and i am sure you would be happy with them the 177 is what i have and it is great
i like them cuz the stiffness, i only weigh 155-160, but like, my PE's chatter on hard landings a bit, never has happened with a volkl. i like that
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