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The Blizzard Bonafide Skis have been at the top of the all-mountain "mountain" for as long as any of us can remember, and they're not going anywhere else in the near future. For the skier who drives a ski hard and knows the difference between a carved turn and a skidded one (preferring the former), the Bonafide is tough to beat. The Bonafide comes through in the clutch when speeds are high and the adrenaline is flowing.
The Bonafide pushes the limits of what a ski can do, and that is why so many people flock back year after year. Blizzard packs a lot of technology into this ski to keep its weight down while ensuring that it is stable at all speeds regardless of the conditions or your ability. The Bonafide's poplar-beech wood core is also commonly found in racing skis where the beech provides stability and the poplar gives the ski a little more playful feeling. The sheet of titanal helps to stiffen the ski even more while also dampening the ride for stability. Carbon in the tip and tail to add more stiffness without significantly adding to the weight. All of these features come together to make a ski that will blast through anything and leave you feeling in control.
The Blizzard Bonafide Ski will easily rip the mountain from top to bottom, whether there's powder, wind-buffed chalk, a thin layer of corn, or bulletproof hardpack. Now with carbon in the tip and tail, this favorite of ski testers everywhere has an even more accessible feel thanks to its Carbon Flip Core technology. 90-degree directional carbon fiber in the tip and tail helps to stabilize the rocker when you're rallying groomers, eliminates tip chatter, and helps to reduce the swing weight of the ski. By giving it a 98mm waist, Blizzard designed the Bonafide to be the most versatile ski in its freeride lineup. Its mid-fat waist and rockered tip and tail offer excellent flotation in the steep and deep and provide easy turn initiation wherever you are on the mountain. This daily driver tears up groomers, open bowls, crud, bumps, boilerplate ice, and champagne powder with aplomb. Sandwich sidewall construction makes it a precise and powerful turning machine, and a poplar-beech wood core provides smooth and fluid turning. Utilizing its revolutionary Flipcore technology, Blizzard put the Bonafide's core into the mold upside-down, giving the tip and tail a naturally rockered shape rather than weakening the ski's integrity by pressing it into shape as is the case with most rockered skis.
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