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2008 Salomon XW Hurricane + Z12 Ski Reviews

SkiDad46

08 w/Z10

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Pros: All snow types and easy to turn for mid fat

Cons: Not a fast ski or great in moguls

This was my second ski. I bought it cheap because it was a former demo and they just wanted to get rid of it.  My plan was to use it to move up my skills and it worked very well.  I skied about 25 days on it at 6 different Colorado Mtns in early seaon ice and 15 inch powder.   It handled pretty much everything ok but thrived on mixed conditions.  It would be a great one quiver ski for anyone (except a speed demon but they all ride anymore) out West.  Beginners who "snow plow" turn may want to buy it short because it's a mid fat which by definition are a little harder to turn up together.  But they do make a big wide plow:)  The only negative is it's not a fast ski or a quick ski. However,...
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