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Maybe the mountain's been giving you a bit of lip, but you can put it in its place with a quick talking-to from the Armada Alpha X Ski. This bad Larry doesn't step down from steeps, groomers, chunder, or ice, with a mid-fat waist and Hybrid Triple Zone wood core that's wrapped with fiberglass to conquer all sorts of terrain at high speeds. The tail's been decked out with a carbon fiber and Kevlar stringer for powerful turn finishing and stability at speed--it'll bump you forward in no time if you get dumped into the backseat--and Armada's five-dimension sidecut moves the widest points of the ski toward the middle for quicker turning and easier smearing, surfing, and speed-dumping in soft snow. You'd expect a modern all-mountain ski like the Alpha to come with rocker in the tip and tail for flotation and smooth riding, and, well, you'd be right. Armada built it with EST Park Rocker, which combines these rockered zones with traditional camber underfoot, creating a ski that can rip when you want it to but stay nimble and floaty when the snow gets soft. The AR50 sidewall construction features a cap in the tip and tail and sidewalls underfoot, so you have power where you need it and light swing weight when you want to get jibby. Armada also hooked the Alpha up with its fastest Comp Series base and most rugged 2. 5mm Impact edges, so the only thing limiting your speed will be all those jabronis standing in the trail, and that stand of trees that's coming up awfully quickly. Better hit the brakes.
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