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SALOMON XDR 80 Ti | SKI REVIEW

November 20th, 2017

 

The Salomon XDR 80 Ti was made for skiers who want to make the most of everything inbounds terrain has to offer. Groomers, bumps, trees, powder, wet snow, hard snow, choppy snow, soft snow; if it’s lift-accessed the uber-versatile XDR 80 Ti is designed to handle it the with smoothness and solidity of about five different skis rolled into one. While it’s a ski designed to be primarily skied on the piste, Salomon have moved away from the classic piste-ski look and taken design inspiration from their freeride range. And not just the topsheet. Powder-friendly features include a slightly wider, all-mountain inspired shape with an all-terrain rocker profile and a fatter, three-point tip that’ll keep you afloat in deeper snow. And if you like to spend the majority of your time on the pistes you’ll be happy to hear the Salomon XDR 80 Ti also has plenty of provisions for hard and variable snow. Carbon and flax stringers, a rubber Pulse Pad and single-layer titanium reinforcements, all make for the same torsional stiffness, solidity and power you’d expect from a carving ski but without the associated weight and bulk. Slice through chop, slay the pistes and play off to the side – this is the perfect ski for anyone who wants to mix up their piste skiing.

You can Buy the 2018 Salomon XDR 80Ti Ski here: snowtraxstore.co.uk/salomon-xdr-80-ti-ski-with-xt12-binding-2018 

 

Level: Intermediate – Advanced

Recommended use: 80% piste / 20% off-piste