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Vision 98 vs Zero G95 (Lightweight tour spring/mountaineering)
Looking for a spring/mountaneering/variable snow touring ski. Been looking at the Blizzard Zero G 95 and Line Vision 98. Anyone have time on either of these? Here is what I've found looking at reviews online.
Zero G: extremely light, stiff, better edge hold for no fall zones, needs higher speed and larger turns to come alive
Vision: also very light, more playful, easier to ski switch, might be more overall fun on the downhill
My ideal ski would be some hybrid of these two. Any thoughts? others I should look at?
**This thread was edited on Mar 31st 2021 at 1:36:30pm
I spent some time on the older zero g 95, abd lot on the vision 108s and 118s but not on the 98s, so I’m kinda generalizing the 98 based on how the other ski and feel.
The Vision will be more fun on the way down, and will probably perform better in soft snow.
the zero Gs will be better if you are ever in truly butt puckering places on your skis, it will be better doing hop turns in icy couloirs and places where you absolutely need the most edge hold possible.
personally I would go with the Visions and save extra weight on the boots and bindings to make the set up overall similar to whatever you we’re going to end up with on the zero Gs. The vision 98s are damn light and the rest of the vision line is pretty easy to ski so you could probably get away with a very light touring boot as well and still have enough power to drive them.
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