Volkl Skis 90EightW “Women”
The Volkl Skis 90Eight W is the solution for women who want a lighter all mountain ski that is as adept at handling fresh snow as it is cruising the corduroy, basically a ski a lightweight and versatile ski that can rip. The 90Eight excels in all conditions, but really feels like a star in the soft snow with its 98mm of ski underfoot you have enough to float even in the deepest snow.
The addition of 3D Glass in the 2018 model makes for an overall higher performing ski by adding three-dimensional glass layers that wrap the underside of the core and extend over the sidewall in the binding mount area. With their distinctive tops sheet contour that looses significant weight and results in a very maneuverable ski that drives from turn to turn. This also adds a bit of torsional stiffness while keeping the ski light and responsive. The 90Eight W is a one-of-a-kind ski that spearheads the new movement toward lighter alpine gear. The ski is stiffer underfoot which gives it better edge hold and greater rebound inspiring confidence in all snow conditions.
With the Carbon stringer and a lightweight woodcore the ski skis light and is light, making it a perfect hybrid between a backcountry and resort ski. Many makers have attempted the one ski quiver, but no one has yet nailed it as well as Volkl has.