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Skiers asked for it, G3 listened and the big mountain freeride Empire 115 was born. Armed with full reverse camber, the G3 Empire 115 is your dream come true for deep powder days in the backcountry.
It's not easy being the boss of all things deep and powdery, but someone's gotta do it, right' With the G3 Empire Carbon 127 Ski as your right-hand man, you'll be able to rule your domain with an iron fist--well, carbon fiber and Titanal fist--and make short work of all those pillow lines, open bowls, and tree runs. With a 127mm waist and full rocker, the Empire is designed to surf the deepest of the deep, slashing and surfing through the coldest smoke you can find. It also handles hardpack like a much narrower ski, courtesy of its two sheets of Titanal, torsionally stiff sandwich construction, and burly ABS sidewalls. This do-it-all-domination is predicated on the light and lively paulownia and poplar wood core, which is light enough to take uphill but plenty bomber enough to put big, steep lines in their place. Dual carbon-fiber laminates provide even more lightweight stiffness and tour-friendly weight savings, while the Rockwell C48 steel edges and lightning-quick P-Tex Electra base are tough, fast, and easy to repair after a weekend spent putting down snowy peasant rebellions.
Drift those big, surfy lines with the fully-reverse camber of the Sweet Rise 2 profile and bomber PowerRide platform construction with G3's mountain-conquering Empire. This stiff, aggressive fat ski smears, butters and slices the best powder lines you can find, with 2-layer titanal reinforcements for maximum high-speed stability to keep you in control.
- Mountain Gear
CLOSEOUTS . G3and#39;s Empire 127 alpine skis have a super-wide waist underfoot to provide premium float in deep powder. The SweetRise 2and#174; profile has a slightly shorter, low curvature zone under foot, and a larger rise in the tail and tip provides for powerful and fast lines in untouched snow. Available Colors: SEE PHOTOT.
- Sierra Trading Post
Big and floaty, the G3 Empire 115 skis will smooth-out any open line you point them down. The wood core, two sheets of titanal, and tri-directional fiberglass construction make this a true bomber, but with a sensitive, nimble personality on groomers. -- SweetRise 2 profile with high curvature tip and tail ie. full rocker-- Poplar wood core and two sheets of Titanal aluminum-- PowerRide construction using ABS sidewalls-- Tri-directional fiberglass lay-up-- P-Tex 2000 Electra base