In winter, the mountains and their white landscapes, escape on your unmarked itineraries to enjoy the great outdoors, in the heart of nature with ski touring. Change your ski equipment to enjoy it from the very first flakes.
A multiple choice according to your level and the use you are looking for.
Touring skis are generally multi-purpose skis such as blizzard all-purpose skis. They must be light for the ascent and pleasant when descending off-piste. Freeride or touring skis find pairs for women and men.
The width is generally between 75 and 85 cm, the cores are made of light wood, most of the time it is combined with carbon fibres to give good rigidity. This also improves grip on hard snow. The rib lines have been modernized for more skiability so that performance and fun are at the rendezvous!
The weight of the skis is an essential element during your outings and raids over several days. It should be evaluated according to its size, it is generally recommended not to exceed for the pair 2.2 kg for a height of 170 cm. The length is also chosen according to the size of the ski, avoiding to exceed a gap of + or - 5 cm.
Freeride skis are wider, the runner is between 90 mm and more than 100 mm, they are also heavier and have an insert binding. The length of the ski should be at your waist up to plus 10 cm. For powder snow, a soft ski is preferable. The stiffer ones are suitable for steep descents and couloirs. Find the ideal model for freerando at Black Crows or Faction.
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Let's not forget the safety during this sport practice, add the necessary equipment for safety with a DVA kit(Avalanche Victim Detector/Avalanche Rescue System, a shovel and a probe), a helmet, an airbag to accompany you in all serenity.