Pros: Can an intermediate ski be this good?
Cons: What are you going to do with the money you save?
The Blizzard 7.6 is one of those skis that skis well beyond it's price point. It has been repeatedly one of hte best skis in the $699-749.00 class. While it is a ski billed for an intermediate, You woudn't hesitate putting a light expert on it, especially in the smaller lengths. The 7.6 is just a playful ski and is usually overlooked because of it's low price point.
Environment & Conditions:
Size Tested: 178
Location of Test: Winter park Co
Number of Runs: 2
Snow Conditions: Hardpack
Demo or Own: Demo
Height/Weight: 5'10" 190lb
Ski Days/Season: 60
Years Skiing: 35
Aggressiveness: Finess to Aggressive (depending on terrain)
Current Boot: Tecnica Inferno 130 25.5
Current Quiver: Kastle MX88, Blizzard Bonafide, DPS112 Pure
Home Area: Northstar/Squaw
Preferred Terrain: bumps, off-piste, trees