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2010 K2 Hellbent Reviews

AtomBomb

Great freestyle powder tool!

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Pros: Great float, perfect for switch landings and riding!

Cons: Puts you forward in powder due to the huge tail

The K2 Hellbent is exactly the type of ski you want if you are skiing in powder, soft snow, spring slop and anything you want to float above. Not best suited for heavy and aggressive skiers. This ski is ideal for those that want to take park to the back country. I found it the best ski for those heavy, manky spring days when everyone else is wallowing in their own pity because their skinny skis are knifing through the soft snow - whereas I would stay on top and open up the throttle.
Finndog

Hellbent Rocks

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Pros: float, versitility,can take on groomed even soft bumps

Cons: For it's intended use, not much

The Hellbent is 150-122-141 20/40 tip tail rocker, neutral/flat cambermounted +6 with Griffons for a 306 BSL.  the 179 actually measures at 184 Me 6' 170 Where Skied:Beaver Creek 6-8" fresh fairly heavy powder- trees, runs, bumps- a bit of everythingVail - 6-8" of fairly light fresh powder- skied groomed powder-Bowls, big bumps, slushy bumped and even hardpack. I skied this on 3 consecutive days this week. It took a few runs to get adjusted to the ski but once you get the timing of how the ski likes to turn/respond its a blast. Naturally,it has tremendous float but it has good energy, a good amount of pop and feedback and with the Griffons, felt pretty light underfoot. Super floaty and...
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