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Before they sentence you to two years' hard labor for excessive funtimes, make sure the Black Diamond Verdict Ski is safely hidden away so it'll be ready to ride when you get released early for good behavior. It's certainly a ski worth protecting, with its amazing combo of high-speed stability, low-speed comfort, and all-snow performance. Black Diamond designed it with traditional camber underfoot and a rockered tip and tail, so you can hold an edge on hardpack but float easily through powder, and built the ski up around the 3D CNC-machined paulownia wood core for a light, maneuverable feel that's quick and nimble when you're skiing tight tree lines or chutes. The Verdict's inspired by easy-turning "fun-shape" skis, so it's a breeze to handle at low speeds, but has been hooked up with a pre-preg fiberglass laminate, Titanal stringers, and a triple-ribbed Formula One design to keep it stiff, solid, and torsionally rigid when you're mobbing through chop and chunder. All together, this creates a ski that's more playful than Black Diamond's bigger Zealot, but narrower and more directional than the Amperage; a solid do-it-all board for east- and west-coast rippers alike. It's tough, too, with 8mm ABS sidewalls, Power edges, an ABS tail protector, and rocks a P-Tex 4000 sintered base that's crosshatched for better wax retention and higher speeds, because who doesn't like to go fast'
Description of Black Diamond Verdict SkisAt Black Diamond its all about climbing and skiing. They share the same experiences that you do on rock, ice and snow and these experiences push them to make the best gear possible for their worldwide family of climbers and skiers.An all-around ripper, the award-winning Verdict bridges big mountain and in-bounds skiing by handling firm on-piste snow as easily as it rules powder and chunked-up crud.FeaturesNew Internal Wall Core Technology with snappy birch for a more lively feelCNC-machined poplar core wrapped in Torsion Box constructionFormula One Technology with integrated 3D dampeningAn all-mountain, semi-fat ski for the powerful skier
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Free Shipping. Black Diamond Verdict Skis FEATURES of the Black Diamond Verdict Skis Adaptable 102 mm waist and full camber for true all-mountain, go-anywhere skiing Semi-Rocker tip for easy turn initiation and crud-busting Designed for higher speeds, rougher conditions and longer turns than the Warrant; more hard-snow oriented than the Zealot 3D Metal Sandwich with Titanal, paulownia wood core and ABS tapered sidewalls for race-like construction without the weight Formula One Technology with three ribs for maximum torsional stiffness Optimal use: 50% soft snow / 50% hard snow
Different than the Black Diamond Verdict backcountry skis of old, this new design has 100mm waists and rockered tips and tails for easy turning at low speeds and dampness when you're charging.