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Crush the skin track and catch fresh tracks as the sunrises on the Blizzard Zero G 85 Ski. This dawn patrol companion is built for skiers who demand exceptional weight savings and uphill performance but still need control and versatility on the descent. This stick is one of the lightest half cap skis with sidewalls on the market, allowing you to still have tons of energy left in your legs on the ridge, while also having the feel of a downhill constructed ski for the way down. To further boost downhill performance this ski features a light wood core with Carbon Drive 2. 0 layering around it. The Carbon Drive 2. 0 creates a super responsive and powerful ski that can hold an edge at speed and in dicey situations. Additionally the camber underfoot helps transfer power to the edges while the early rise tip and tail helps with float over untouched backcountry snow and maneuverability in surprisingly tight trees.


Blizzard's ZeroG 85 is a burly ski mountaineering tool in a small lightweight package. Read More Lightweight Paulownia Core Flipcore technology Carbon Drive Sidewall construction Full metal edges Specs by ski length Length (cm) 157 164 171 178 Tip (mm) 116 Waist (mm) 85 Tail (mm) 100 Radius (m) 16 18 19 20 Weight (g) 945 1050 1100 1175 based on manufacturer's weights The size and shape of the Zero G 85 make this a purpose built ski to cover huge distance and vertical gain without slowing you down and then get you down through high consequence terrain with confidence. In spite of its light weight, the Zero G 85 is a powerful ski that can hold an edge on just about anything and stays stable in the worst of conditions. If you flex these skis on our sales floor they will feel stiff, but Blizzard uses a long but mellow section of camber that's just enough to keep your edges engaged but not so much that it can't be pressed out, so even with tired legs at the end of a long day, you'll find enough compliance to get down safely. Blizzard uses a paulownia wood core to keep the feel of a wood ski. Carbon drive is an ultralight carbon reinforcement that uses a 3D shape to increase torsional rigidity without adding weight. Finally, Flipcore technology involves milling the rocker-camber-early rise profile into the core of the ski rather than pressing it. This gives the Zero G series greater stability at speed than anything in this weight class. Blizzard likes to mount their demo fleet with Marker Kingpins, and after skiing these, the kingpin isn't too far out of the ski's character. However, we like to go with a lighter, more complimentary binding, so consider a pair of Dynafit Superlite 2.0s or Atomic Backland Tours to cover maximum distance. Find Your Size HeightIntention cmftRelaxedAggressive 160-165 5'2-5'4" 157 164 165-170 5'4"-5'6" 164 171 170-175 5'6"-5'7" 171 171 or 178 175-180 5'7"-5'9" 171 of 178 178 180-185 5'9"-6'0" 178 185 Top


The Blizzard Zero G 85 Touring Skis Are lightweight skis that can move fast on the way up and perform on the way down. Featuring Carbon Drive Technology to drop the weight of the ski, without sacrificing Performance on the way down. A tip-tail Rocker for finding the sweet spot in the Snow. Features of the Blizzard Zero G 85 Touring Skis Zero G collection is designed to let you go as fast as you want up or down Utilizing Carbon Drive Technology, our Zero G skis deliver downhill stability and confidence in an industry leading lightweight package Technology is the integration of a carbon structure with an ultra-lightweight construction Special 3D geometry guarantees optimal flexional and torsional rigidity Result is a level of stability and control unprecedented in the world of ski mountaineering Blizzard skins with Pomoca Tech Lightest ski+skin package in the market Velvet: Race pro Membrane: Safer skin light Glue: Pomoca formula Tip fixation: Universal steel wire Tail fixation: Universal tail clip Construction: Sandwich compound sidewall, Carbon drive Technology

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