Atomic Backland 98 Ski – Women’s – Khaki and Grey – 172cm


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“For women who want the best downhill performance from a light tech ski, the Backland 98 is the perfect companion for your freeride touring adventures. A featherweight construction featuring Ultra Power Woodcore, fiberglass, and Carbon Backbone feels great going uphill and has a stiff, high-performance ride down. The 98 mm waist is versatile to ski well in any conditions, and the Powder Rocker profile and HRZN Tech tip deliver excellent float and good maneuverability. They have a long turning radius, but pronounced taper in the tails helps break free from a carve when you need to quickly smear to dump speed. The boat-hull shaped shovels also help with damping to reduce tip deflection when you’re charging through chop and crud. Dura Cap Sidewall and camber underfoot ensures good edge hold and stable handling on firm snow. If you’re looking for a light touring ski that doesn’t sacrifice performance, the Backland 98 was made for you. Ultra Power Woodcore with fiberglass layers is super light for uphill travel 98 mm waist underfoot offers maximum versatility for all terrain and conditions Dura Cap sidewalls provide excellent power transmission and edge grip Winter 2022/23 model Equipped With HRZN Tech Tip HRZN Tech blends an ABS sidewall construction with revolutionary across-the-ski (horizontal) rocker to add 10% more surface area. This delivers super enhanced floatation, less tip deflection, and more efficient tracking through slop and crud without adding any swing weight. Carbon Backbone Carbon Backbone is an ultra-lightweight carbon insert that runs the length of the ski like a stabilizing backbone. This provides exceptional agility and edge hold with no extra weight. Dura Cap Sidewall Dura Cap Sidewall runs from base to top sheet for controlled power transmission and great edge grip. The rounded shape of the Dura Cap Sidewall picks up fewer dents and dings, which makes the ski more durable. Ultralight Woodcore Ultra Light Woodcore features a poplar and caruba woodcore for skis that are all about low weight. Atomic uses Ultra Light Woodcore technology to reduce weight in touring ski construction. Fiberglass Continuous fiberglass layers create a ski that is smooth and stable while remaining lightweight and dynamic.”””

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