Volkl Nanuq

photo: Volkl Nanuq alpine touring/telemark ski

Manufacturer's Description

Using the sidecut from the original Mantra, we’ve designed a new backcountry ski for skiers who want the width to float in the powder with a lightweight, yet powerful ski. If they do encounter firm snow, the Nanuq features our Multi Layer Wood Core for rock solid stability and edge grip.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

When you have a love for something as deep and ardent as yours for pristine pow, the right ski for optimal lovin' is imperative. The hike-ready Volkl Nanuq Ski is lightweight enough for marathon laps but has a mid-fat waist for float and stability. A tip rocker makes turn-entry a breeze and prevents tip dive in deep snow. The Nanuq has a wide-radius sidecut for letting loose when you get to a beautiful wide-open bowl and really want to go nuts. Perhaps the most versatile of the Volkl backcountry skis, it's still quick edge-to-edge thanks to its traditional camber and stiff torsion box. Plus, the proprietary Skin Pin attachment system let you get snap the pre-cut matching skin off in a hurry so you get your pick of lines.

- Backcountry.com

The Volkl Nanuq backcountry skis feature a shape of 131/96/114 and rockered tips for a forgiving ride no matter what the snow conditions are.


The Nanuq Ski from Volkl uses a multi-layer wood core and CNC milled wood to provide powder-loving flex in a ski that's light enough to get you easily to the top and back. The performance design and tip rocker are tough and lively for backcountry riders who want to add some excitement to their runs. Built-in Skin Pin system lets you effortlessly attach climbing skins.

- Mountain Gear


Price Historic Range: $418.93-$824.95
Lengths 163, 170, 177, 184
Sidecuts 134-94-113


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