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Best directional twin tip for off piste/tree skiing
I’m Brent from Michigan 21 yo, 5’ 10 185lbs looking for a directional twin to perform well off piste skiing in mogols/trees 100% of the time I go out west such as telluride, big sky, park city, submit county but want to get more into free riding. I’ve always ridden all mountain skis in everything I’d say I’m level 3+ skiing anything out there. So really confused when it comes to twin tips. Looking for a 95-100 underfoot rocker-camber-rocker. But since I live in Michigan I want to start exploring the park a little more, but still want the stability when charging down steep slopes and cutting through trees. I’ve been looking at Faction CT and prodigy series, line chronic/blend older stiffer version, Rossi black ops 98, armada 96 ti, atomic bentchetler 100s. I’m so lost please help I’m headed to telluride soon and need a pair of twigs. Anything helps
Also forgot to add I’ll be mounting marker griffin 13’s -3.5/5 I don’t know about that either so anything will help there. Another thing I want them to be a little playful at tips and tails but stable to charge and catch my edge in mogols and trees preferably a little lighter
I have a pair of 2016 atomic 109s with griffons mounted 5 back from center. They rail turns on hard snow and float like a dream. They arent full twins but they are super fun on rails and the tips are soft enough to butter pretty easily. Idk if you could still find them but I believe the evolution of it is the backland 107 which is a pretty similar ski.
You are describing the Menace 98 to a tee. Playful, surfy in moguls and tight trees but solid/heavy enough to fly over crud and grip harder snow on groomers. Playful tip/tails but solid underfoot. Mount mid way between the park and all mountain(-4.75) for a very versatile park/all mountain ski.
Best part is they are available for $500 CAN/$380 online.
The Faction CT 1.0 and 2.0 are symmetrical, so if you're looking for a directional twin, look at the Prodigy series. The 1.0 is 90 underfoot and the 2.0 is 98. The Prodigy 2.0 would be a solid pick, it's stiff enough to ski everywhere but still fun in the park.
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