Pros: Amazing performance in any kind of soft snow. Superb build quality and durability.
Cons: Not surprisingly, less than awesome on firm snow or ice.
No two ways about it, these are amazing soft snow skis. I have been using Praxis Powder Boards for about five years. I loved the originals. I love these even more. Every evolutionary step of camber or sidecut profile has made a great soft snow ski even better. The current design not only kills it in powder, but is a bit friendlier on firm snow than older reverse/reverse designs. Make no mistake - these are not groomer or ice skis. But in my experience they will bring you home to the lift, or get you off a wind scrubbed ridge to the goods, without all that much hassle. Not surprisingly, they shine in powder. They float and slide and smear and...(read more)