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Can the armada halo 2's ski powder?
I've had the halo 2's for a few seasons and absolutely love them. I've progressed a lot on them and have used them pretty much every where on the mountain but not a whole lot of powder skiing. This season I'm trying to ski more powder and want to know if I need to upgrade to a fatter ski or if I will be fine skiing the halos considering i want to take them out of the park. I'm not talking about skiing like 5 feet of fresh but on dump days I'm wondering if the halos will keep me afloat. Anything helps, thanks.
With God, anything is possible.
They're not big enough to 'float' in anything significant but they certainly do a lot better than other park skis of the same waist width because of the tip shape. Mine were fun to ski when it snowed 6-10" overnight, but anything more than that and you'll be wishing you had something better suited.
They explode if they even touch a snowflake of powder..
JK. It depends on how well YOU can ski powder. The skis will do what you tell them too, so you will need the skillset to ski skinny skis in anything super deep.
Try Rax if you want a nice powder ski.
I've done it several times on those exact skis. I skied them for years as well and was very used to them.
Your profile says you ski in Washington so of course if you have the means to do so you should get some big fat powder boards. Getting new skis is fun.
Until then go slay everything with the gear you have. If it makes you feel better remember that anything 90mm or more underfoot used to be considered a fat ski so your Halo 2's can absolutely ski powder.
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