All-Mountain Front skis are like an Audi sports wagon: They combine sportiness with versatility. The waists range between 86 mm and 99 mm and are meant to comply with skiers who spend the majority of time skiing the frontside groomers, but want a ski that can handle soft or cut up snow. These skis typically have full wood cores, often with women’s specific technology or material that reduces weight and softens the flex—all without sacrificing performance. Most All-Mountain Front skis have early rise in the tip for maneuverability and flotation, and some—with a surfy feel—have tail rocker and a freeride-friendly shape like a wide forebody or blunt, tapered nose.
- Snow Reports