The 2022 Women’s Technical Field

Just because we don’t have any fresh data, doesn’t mean we don’t know diddley. We’ve limited the list below to the top models available from the major brands, listed in alphabetical order by brand. This is a genre stocked wall-to-wall with no-nonsense carving...
2022 Women’s Technical

2022 Women’s Technical

If the Women’s Technical category were a figure from Greek mythology, she would be blessed by the gods to be the ideal embodiment of a women’s ski, but forced to wander the universe forever in search of someone to ski her. Here’s the situation: since there are no...

The 2022 Technical Field

Just two years ago, the Technical field in the U.S. was so forlorn it didn’t include a single new model of any importance.  But over the last two seasons, the genre has been rejuvenated by an infusion of fresh blood that, at least on paper, gives the appearance of a...
2022 Technical

2022 Technical

Technical skis are invariably high performance, hard-snow carving models that have race ski properties and similar dimensions yet aren’t actually intended as gate skis but as hard snow toys for people who probably had race training in the misty past. In today’s...

Laser MX

Stöckli never stops tinkering with its skis, so the Laser MX of two years ago and the Laser MX of today aren’t exactly the same ski. My favorite improvement since its debut is the integration of Turtle Shell technology, that allows the top Titanal laminate is able to soften or stiffen according to how forcefully it’s pressured, so the Laser MX can auto-adapt to the skier’s aggression level.

The Laser MX loves to execute a tight turn radius, no matter how gently or aggressively it’s decambered. Sized judiciously, the Laser MX can happily accommodate any female skier from advanced intermediate to legitimate expert.