Alpina Red Tail
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Like a soaring hawk, the Alpina Red Tail Touring Ski doesn't let the terrain dictate where it goes. With a lightweight wood core and full-length metal edges, the Red Tail is designed to make the most of whatever you put in front of it, from rolling hills to silent forests to open bowls. It's as low-key as they come, too, with a Sollte waxless base and durable, easy-to-ski cap construction that are as at home on groomed trails as they are exploring the backcountry, and a surprisingly generous sidecut that makes laying down turns a breeze.
The Alpina Red Tail cross-country skis bridge the gap between touring skis and telemark skis, letting you set your own tracks in untouched glades and wooded slopes. Available in shorter-than-traditional lengths and featuring 60mm waists, the Alpina Red Tail skis initiate turns quickly and easily; great for on- or off-track skiing. Wood core cap construction features air channels in the cores to provide the right amount of torsional rigidity without weighing the skis down. Waxless Posi-Grip bases feature raised traction patterns, as opposed to patterns that are cut into the base, and provide exceptional grip for striding uphill. 3/4-length metal edges provide the bite you need when descending icy slopes. Scuff-Tuff plastic material is molded on top of the skis to increase durability and keep snow from collecting.