Pros: Great edge hold but easy to smear, too. Exceptional quality and durability.
Cons: Some would say expense. But the value is very high.
Conditions: Mid-season wind-packed, groomed, and bumps at Vail and Copper Mountain. Some difficult snow conditions, with hardpack/powder combinations, some dirt showing in places, and flat light making knowing what's coming a challenge.Ski: 169cm, 124-76-109, 14mReview: I have heard about Stockli skis for years, and had tried a Laser (SL race ski) a couple of years ago. I picked up these skis on loan from Rob Hill at Copper (our Stockli rep) to see how they might work as one of the skis in my quiver as I get back to skiing a more "normal" season for me (40 days or so). I really wasn't quite sure what to expect, and I knew that Rob skied them in all conditions. Once I laid them over on the...(read more)