Dynafit Cho Oyo
Where to Buy
Here's what other sites are saying:
Despite the wide geometry of the Dynafit Cho Oyu telemark/randonee skis, they weight only 2,160g per pair and are therefore perfect for long-distance tours in search of deep powder snow.
Despite the wide geometry, the Dynafit Cho Oyo Ski weighs only 1080g (174mm) and is thus perfect for deep snow as well as for expeditions and high-altitude tours. The Flex-Tip design in a new, slim shovel geometry and micro sidewall in the binding area - just as in the Nanga Parbat model - are the perfect way to ensure load capacity on difficult terrain and a direct transfer of power, while still retaining its broad applicability.
Let's start with the obvious--the Dynafit Cho Oyu Ski looks like a relative fatty, and at 88mm underfoot with a wide, tapered shovel and Scoop Rocker, it is plenty comfortable in deep snow. The not-so-obvious' Despite its size, the Cho Oyu weighs just about 2. 5lbs per ski, making it an obvious call when you're planning on encountering powdery conditions on long, high-alpine, or multi-day tours and expeditions. Dynafit built it with plenty of tricks to help it handle the deep--in addition to the size and Scoop Rocker, there's a raised pintail for extra control and flotation. Dynafit stayed true to its lightweight heritage by building the Cho Oyu on a featherweight paulownia wood core, including a carbon speed stringer for extra stability and a carbon 3D Flex Tip to reduce vibration and ensure a smooth, buttery ride, even in choppy snow. You're bound to encounter variable conditions up high, too, but the Cho Oyu's fiberglass laminates and underfoot camber provide plenty of backbone to slice and dice windslab, refreeze, and boilerplate. Micro sidewalls in the middle of the ski reduce weight while providing serious edging power where you need it most. The ski's triple sidecut radius lets you make any sort of turn shape with confidence, so you can hit all your alpine objectives without hauling around four pairs of skis.
Follow the light & responsive revolution with Dynafit's Cho Oyu Ski, a carbon-infused tour ski that can throw tips better than the local pub dart champion. Match these race-weight skis with TLT-6s and you'll be at the summit before you know it. Micro-sidewall technology adds torsional rigidity and smooth flex for the neutral skier. SpeedSkin attachment points at tip & tail.
- Mountain Gear
For expedition or expeditious local tours, Dynafit Cho Oyu skis spare your legs, in the uptrack, leaving you plenty of juice for the drop-in descent. A lightweight Paulownia wood core, strengthened with a layer of fiberglass and carbon reinforcement, reduces overall weight while a titanal plate, and carbon stringers, ensures torsional rigidity, and holding power on the steep and firm.-- Paulownia wood core with carbon and titanal reinforcement-- Scoop rocker construction for easy turn initiation-- Even radius side-cut-- Tail rocker-- Proprietary Dynafit skin attachment system