Black Diamond Helio 88

photo: Black Diamond Helio 88 alpine touring/telemark ski
Black Diamond Equipment says:
The perfect ski for high-altitude descents or any dawn-to-dusk day in the backcountry, the Black Diamond Helio 88 shaves grams without sacrificing performance. The Helio's improved pre-preg carbon fiber layup with ABS sidewalls adds dampness for a smoother ride and it's extremely light for long approaches and technical ascents. The Helio 88 also maintains a smooth flex and torsional stiffness for reliable, responsive skiing on the way down. Early rise in the tip and tail improves flotation and trail-breaking efficiency, and an ABS tail protector also has an integrated skin-clip tab to keep your skins secure. These Skis feature minor cosmetic flaws that in no way affect their performance use or safety; typically there is a blemish in the top sheet.


Price Current Retail: $519.97-$829.95
Historic Range: $0.01-$829.95


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