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qgmc4Thanks for the feedback guys. Also I found it a bit strange that even though it is an asymmetrical ski there is no left and right indicator... this years model has little feet but last years does not.
JoeF2661K2 probably thought if you couldn't find out what ski belonged on what foot you most likely had bigger problems.
StevenH24how different other then weight is the Catamaran and new bentchetler?
From what everyone says the Catamaran is amazing as slashing, jibbing around and sounds pretty much exactly the same as the bentchetler?
Is weight pretty much the only difference? or is one a little quicker around in the trees? I heard even though the Catamaran is much heavier at 2300g vs BC 1750g it is still super quick in the trees.
Honestly they just sound like the same ski from what everyone is saying, just different weight?
-eREKTion-Lot's of times you'll just here the same few buzzwords over and over; playful, poppy, slashy, nimble, etc. The Catamaran is over a pound heavier per ski, that doesn't mean it's unwieldy, it just speaks to how insanely light the new Bentchetler is. Weight (or lack there of) comes with the obvious advantages and disadvantages, blah, blah, blah. Trust me, these skis do not feel similar on snow.
StevenH24Would it be worth having the bentchetler as a touring / slack country ski and the catamaran as a resort pure powder day ski?
Or is that just being rediculous? The bentchetler seems amazing for powder touring at its weight but the catamaran just sounds / looks like so much dang fun.
cydwhitRight now my "most-used" four ski quiver is:
Catamaran for pow/jib days inbouds
Deathwish for everything else
Sego Bighorn 106 for day-to-day touring
Bentchetler 120 for pow touring
That combo covers all my bases and is super fun.
StevenH24Cyd you are amazing thank you so much, do you ski the deathwish at 184 or 190?
Also would you switch the deathwish for wildcat 184 or 190 if you were mainly in Revelstoke type area for a little extra float?
cydwhitI ski the Deathwish at 184. I bet I'd like the 190, but haven't had a chance to ski it. The 184 is surprisingly stable for its length.