Icelantic Nomad

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Skiers are wanderers by nature, so Icelantic designed the Nomad RKR Ski to be the perfect sidekick on all your powder-crushing, hardpack-cruising, and mountain-exploring adventures. Since it's designed to rally whatever sort of terrain you point it at, the Nomad sports a hybrid camber and rocker construction, with a slight-but-edgy 2mm of camber underfoot and a rockered tip and tail that smooth out rough snow and plane over fluff for a fun, versatile ride that'll never have you wishing you brought your other boards to the hill. The springy poplar core keeps things playful on side-of-the-trail hits and medium-sized cliff drops, but it's been laid up with two fiberglass laminates, one unidirectional and one triaxial, for lateral and fore/aft stiffness that let you drive the Nomad hard without it getting noodly (Icelantic gives the Nomad RKR a 7/10 flex rating, if you're curious). The binding mount zone's been reinforced with a fiberglass plate--if you've never pulled out a heelpiece, now's not a good time to start--and the sidewalls are made of rugged Durasurf 2001 P-Tex. The Durasurf 4001 bases are sintered for speed and wax retention, and the 2. 2mm steel edges slice up the frontside with the all precision of a Japanese blade, so you can jump turn the chute off the summit, mob through the open terrain, and finish off on a groomer without batting an eyelash. And, of course, there are Icelantic's famous graphics, done by artist Travis Parr and guaranteed to help you start chairlift convos with the hottie on the rental boards.

- Backcountry.com

Designed and handbuilt in Colorado at the Never Summer Industries factory, the Nomad RKR Skis from Icelantic put and early-rise tip and tail into a traditional shape for possibly the most fun you can have on the snow. Carve where you need to, drift where you want to, these rocker/camber skis give you power on-demand. The ultra-durable Never Summer construction makes aggressive thrill seeking more balanced and beautiful.

- Mountain Gear

The Nomad Rocker could quite possibly be the funnest ski we make (and we mean funnest!) Adding an early rise tip and tail to the traditional Nomad shape, this ski just wants to bounce down the mountain. It combines the Nomad?s versatility with the Gypsy?s playfulness, creating an ideal ski for every condition.

- Bentgate.com

This item was consolidated to us from one of our retail stores. While it may be slightly shopworn or without it's original packaging, it's otherwise in perfect condition and is still covered by our guarantee.Able to tackle any and every snow condition, at ease among ridges and peaks, and eager to lay into any terrain, the Icelantic Nomad is an exceptional tool of versatility.

- EMS