La Sportiva Vapor Float

photo: La Sportiva Vapor Float alpine touring/telemark ski

Retailers' Descriptions

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La Sportiva's Vapor Float Ski is an ultralight fatty perfected for backcountry skiing during those heavenly powder days. Carbon Nanotube Technology ensures a phenomenal performance-to-weight ratio that rides like a heavy freeride ski and only weighs three pounds per ski. La Sportiva ditched the standard wood core and made the Vapor Float's center out of KEVLAR to continue weight reduction without interfering with how the ski performs. Add carbon-fiber reinforcements and La Sportiva's Carbon Torsion Box, and the Vapor Float will ski downhill as well as it skins uphill.As far as the Vapor Float's profile is concerned, La Sportiva shaped it with an extremely high rockered tip. This tip navigates the deepest snow you're bound to come across this season; it also assists with setting the skintrack when it's your turn to take the lead on a pow day. The Vapor Float's shape also has subtle camber underfoot and more subtle rocker in the tail to help you ride successfully when you come across variable sections. It should go without saying that the Vapor Float's 117mm waist is the widest selection in La Sportiva's collection of high-performing mountaineering monsters.


Using the same ultralight construction as the award-winning La Sportiva Vapor Nano and Vapor Svelte, the new Vapor Float is the ultimate fat ski for those who earn their turns. Carbon nanotube technology ensures low mass and torsional rigidity. The dual rockered profile and progressive sidecut make them playful and predictable. 117mm underfoot gives awesome float in natural conditions and lets you stomp landings. Features: - Carbon nanotube construction - Ultra durable p-tex 5000 bases - Unparalleled torsional rigidity - Unparalleled surface area to weight ratio - Made in the USA - Weight: 1400g (178cm) - Radius: 26m (178cm) - Nose: 140mm (178cm) - Waist: 117mm (178cm) - Tail: 128mm (178cm) - Camber: 1.5mm (178cm) - Tip rocker: 252mm (178cm) - Tail rocker: 210mm (178cm) - Construction: Carbon torsion box - Top sheet: Polyamide - Digital printing - Core: Kevlar weave composite - Laminate layers: Prepreg carbon nanotube - Reinforcement: Carbon fiber - Base: P-Tex 6000 factory handwaxed - Edge: 2.2mm Steel

- LeftLane Sports


Price Current Retail: $1,299.00
Historic Range: $584.97-$1,299.00


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