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Black Diamond's Carbon Megawatt Ski is something of an anomaly in the world of touring-specific skis. Toting all the features of a big mountain powder ski, the Carbon Megawatt sports full ABS sidewalls, a 147mm shovel, and a girthy 120mm waist, but still weighs under eight pounds. This means you can log in huge vert on the deepest days, without compromising skiability. The Megawatt has been the go-to powder ski within Black Diamond's line for quite a few seasons now, but never at this weight. Weighing a full 240 grams less than last year's carbon model, Black Diamond went with an ultralight engineered wood core to save on weight for this year's Megawatt. They also pulled the edges back from the tip to lighten them up a bit, and then used their Formula One 3D Light Sandwich pre-preg carbon construction to bring the weight down even further for true skin track competency. The SkinLock tail tab gives your climbing skin's tail attachment a non-slip home, while the rockered tip makes braking trail a whole lot easier, while also providing that smeary feel in the deep stuff. So, when the snow's as deep as the skin track is long look no further than the Carbon Megawatt.
Built to ski the deepest powder far from the trailhead, the Carbon Megawatt provides freeride performance in a package light enough for 10,000 ft. days in the backcountry.
Free Shipping. Black Diamond Carbon Megawatt Skis FEATURES of the Black Diamond Carbon Megawatt Skis Floaty 120 mm waist with Rocker tip and Semi-Rocker tail Formula One 3D Light Sandwich with pre-preg carbon construction and paulownia wood core Optimized construction makes it the lightest ski on the market for its size 5 mm beveled ABS sidewall with Power Edges Skin Lock tail tabs
The Black Diamond Carbon Megawatt is a staggering 1340 g (2.95 lb) lighter than the standard version and negates the need to sacrifice powder performance in a touring ski. The lightweight touring version of the Megawatt powder ski, the Carbon Megawatt features a carbon fiber sidewall construction, making it a fantastic high-performance touring ski. With the long Rocker tip and floaty 120 mm waist it is the tool of choice for weekends spent accessing deep backcountry powder, the Carbon Megawatt will also attack in-bounds laps with ease during those mid-week dumps.
Black Diamonds flagship skis, the Carbon Megawatt are built those who seek out and ski the deepest powder. The ultimate powder touring skis are now even lighter, weighing 240 grams less per pair than the previous generation while retaining their hard-charging performance. This product will be shipped directly from Black Diamond and will leave their warehouse in 2-3 business days. Eligible for UPS ground shipping only.. . . . 90% soft snow, 10% hard snow. One of the lightest skis on the market for its size. 120 mm waist for flotation in deep snow. Rocker tip and semi-rockered tail. Weighs 240 grams less per pair than the previous generation. Formula One 3D Light Sandwich with pre-pregnated carbon construction and an ultralight engineered wood core. 5 mm beveled ABS sidewalls with Power Edges. SkinLock tail tabs for easy attachment of climbing skins. NOTE: All skis come un-mounted and without bindings; bring to a certified professional for mounting..
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