Blizzard Bushwacker skis excel off the beaten path, but they'll also lay down fast turns on groomed runs if given the chance
Wood core is constructed like a sandwich, layers upon layers of CNC-milled strips reinforce each other to create a lightweight, snappy ski with smooth and easy handling
Tip-and-tail rockered skis are constructed using a specialized technique called Flipcore that maximizes the natural flex of the ski materials
Instead of putting a ski together with standard camber and then pressing it into a rockered shape, Blizzard builds the skis into the finished shape before it is pressed
The standard shape of a cambered wood core is "flipped" upside down to naturally match the rockered shape of the finished skis
This results in equal and consistent pressure during construction and a noticeable difference how the skis perform
In brief, Flipcore rocker reduces the floppiness and chatter of skis on hard snow at high speeds and enhances the skis performance in soft snow
Slight camber underfoot assists with grip on hardpack
Fiberglass reinforcement laid in 4 separate directions increases snappiness and power underfoot
Sidewalls offer direct power transmission, resulting in quick side-to-side response
Requires bindings with wide brakes
Base or topsheet color may vary from online photo
Recommended rider weights are a general guideline. Please keep in mind that additional factors can affect which size will best suit your needs. If you have questions regarding ski and snowboard sizing, please contact us at 1-800-426-4840.
by DJGladesfromDemoed during blizzard NemoThe Bushwacker was one of the skis I demoed during blizzard Nemo at Sugarloaf. As soon as I got home, I bought the ski. I'm 5'6" 140 so I skied the 166cm, it was agile and smooth.
Bottom Line: Great all mountain ski, light, does well in the crud, perfect for the east coast glades, performs on the groomed.
Date published: 2013-02-19
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