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2013 Kästle XX90 James

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Rated #11 in Park and Pipe Skis

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Review:

The James could very well be the post popular if the while XX series. With the XX James's 90mm waist, the versatility of this model will make it fun east or west, frontside or back, hell you could through some A/T bindings on them and they will excel in the back country. Hard snow performance was very good for a ski with this construction and like it's sir name, the West, I hardly even felt that any of these are symmetric twins. I think to early rise in the tail has much to do with the lack of an overpowering tail. 

 

Product:

Length Tested: 175cm

Dimensions/Turn Radius:  120/90/120 18.5m

Camber: Early Rise Tip & Tail w/camber

Binding: Demo 

Mount point: Suggested--freeride

 

Environment & Conditions:

Location of Test: Winter Park

Number of Runs: 2

Snow Conditions: packed

Demo or Own: Demo

 

Tester Info:

Username: Philpug

Age: 48

Height/Weight: 5'10" 185lb

Ski Days/Season: 60+

Years Skiing: 35

Aggressiveness: Moderate (Finesse) 

Current Quiver: 13 Blizzard Bonafide, 13 Blizzard Gunsmoke, plus various vintage skis

Home Area: Squaw & Northstar

Preferred Terrain: bumps, off-piste, trees

 
2013 Kästle XX90 James
Description:

Kästle’s twintip line developed with Colby James West. Full symmetrical line of skis Hollowtech is huge advantage for rotation & spinning XX90 James.The all mountain twintip ski for Colby James West.

Details:
DetailValue
Lengths165, 175, 185
Dimensions120/90/120
Turn Radius18.5M @ 175
Constructionearly-rise
Core MaterialWood - Beech, Poplar
Binding IncludedNo
Recommended BindingK18Ti
Recommended usePark
Binding TypeFlat
Recommended LevelAdvanced
Model Year2013
Models:
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC
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