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bryann_carvoIm looking to find a good lightweight ski between 106-116mm wide that can rip west coast resort conditions while also touring. I was looking at the moment deathwish 112 and might cop. What are ur thoughts?
vermontanaMoment Deathwish 112 is a great option, it is decently light, bombproof, and versatile. Something similar that's a bit easier on the wallet could be the k2 Reckoner 112 too.
Generally I'd advise you from going with something lighter than those as it will feel nice on the up, but suffer a lot in typical west coast resort conditions. I went for a superlight touring ski to add to the quiver two seasons ago and its nice for big vert days but I may sell it because I can't ski as aggressively on the descents, and that's where all the fun is.
BrandoComandoMy buddy has Deathwishes and CAST. They rip inbounds and tour pretty well too. It's a little heavier on the uphill but I guarantee he's having the most fun on his descents
IsaacNW82Also what bindings are you thinking for this?
bryann_carvoPivots (gonna do the cast thing )
IsaacNW82From what I've read, seems like the Deathwish is a great ski for this. I demo'd them a while back and loved them inbounds but never got to tour on them. Look up some of @cydwhit 's reviews on various Moment and ON3P touring skis (on both NS and Blister), he talks a lot about the split between touring and resort and what skis do both well.
Maybe a whitewalker would do this well too? I've never skied them though.