Dynafit Hokkaido Ski

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Featuring a wide geometry for float and the ideal sidewall construction to edge on steep terrain, the all-new Hokkaido is for hard charging on big mountains and in deep snow.

- REI

Being the more powder-oriented offering in Dynafit's free touring line, the Hokkaido Ski comes at a width of 118mm underfoot, making it a veritable slayer of deep snow. Designed with input from Dynafit's North American team, the Hokkaido was built both to get up and down big lines with speed. With a weight hovering around 9lb in all lengths, the Hokkaido is by no means an ultralight ski, but as all big mountain skiers know, extra weight is an absolute necessity when slicing through variable snow conditions.The Hokkaido is a departure from typical Dynafit designs on almost all fronts. The full ABS sidewall construction favors strength over weight, but delivers durability when the skis inevitably make contact with rock and ice. The profile abandons traditional camber underfoot in favor of Dynafit's all-new Double Ellipse rocker profile. The profile is fully rockered in the tip and tail and is flat underfoot, allowing for more effective edge to engage as the ski rolls over--this means that the Hokkaido will not only hold an edge in steep and icy terrain, but it allows the Hokkaido to carve like a race ski once you're ready to loosen your turns up down open faces and slarve turns in deep pow when conditions turn prime. Carbon fiber stringers and fiberglass work to increase torsional rigidity, while the full carbon shovel saves weight while acting like a suspension fork to eliminate tip chatter for a confidence-inspiring feel you won't find on any other touring-specific ski.

- Backcountry.com

Dynafit Backcountry Skiing Hokkaido Ski-182 cm 080000048418182. Both the dimensions of the curves of the ellipsis and the rocker profile work together to always provide the variability needed in edge length -- without neglecting the playful lightness of maneuverability. In the process the enormously lightweight shovel with the Carbon Space Frame takes the impacts and functions like a shock absorber.

- CampSaver.com

Features of the DynaFit Hokkaido Ski Flat underfoot, Rockered tip and tail Wood Core Full ABS sidewall construction Full carbon tip Single radius sidecut Carbon speed stringer Full side-wall Single radius Double elipse Rocker Alloy tip

- Moosejaw