Black Diamond Carbon Megawatt
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Amazingly light, the Black Diamond Carbon Megawatt backcountry ski is the ultimate high-performance powder touring ski, yet it will also shred inbound laps with ease on those midweek dumps.
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.
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.
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 SPECIFICATIONS of the Black Diamond Carbon Megawatt Skis Optimal Use: 90% soft snow / 10% hard snow Construction: Formula One 3D Light Sandwich, Pre-preg Carbon Fiber Construction, Paulownia 3D CNC wood core, ABS 5mm Sidewalls, Power Edge, Stainless SkinLock Clip SPECIFICATIONS for 178 cm Length: 178 cm Dimension: 145 x 120 x 127 Weight: per pair: 7 lbs 1 oz / 3.2 kg Turn Radius: 27 m Tip Style: 426 mm Rocker Trail Style: 213 mm Semi Rocker SPECIFICATIONS for 188 cm Length: 188 cm Dimension: 147 x 120 x 127 Weight: per pair: 8 lbs / 3.4 kg Turn Radius: 28 m Tip Style: 450 mm Rocker Trail Style: 225 mm Semi Rocker
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..