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2014 Atomic Elysian Ski


Pros: floats like a pro

Cons: stiff and hard to control

Maybe it's just me but I demo'd this ski for about 4 hours and it wasn't my favorite…but we came to an understanding after a few runs. Turns took longer than I wanted to engage, which surprised me in the soft stuff but made sense in the hard-pack and crud. 

I can see this being an awesome ski for wide open big mountain turns but took a lot of effort on shorter softer runs. Get ready to be on your A-game with these boards on. Gotta let them know who's boss. Then you'll have a good ride.


Pros: Fun and playful most anywhere you want to go

Cons: Not perfect for groomers

This was the third year in a row that I demo'd the Elysian during the trade shows and it was the third year in a row that it made me grin from ear to ear. 


 With its adaptive rocker, this ski made it easy to initiate turns on the groomers, and get up on the moguls.  At 95mm under foot, it wasn’t the ideal groomer ski but it didn’t make you wish you weren’t on groomers either, all the while giving the  vote of confidence to plow through crud and play in the light powder. 

This remains a great choice for a light weight woman who wants a one ski quiver with the intent of playing off piste most of the time. 


Product: Atomic Elysian

Length Tested: 168

Dimensions: 128/95/117

Turn Radius:  18M

Camber :Traditional, Early Rise Tip

Binding: Demo


Environment & Conditions:

Location of Test: Mammoth

Number of Runs: 2

Snow Conditions:Mixed

Demo or Own: Demo


Tester Info:

Username: Trekchick

Age: 46

Height/Weight: 5'6" 135lbs

Ski Days/Season: 80+

Years Skiing: 27

Aggressiveness: Moderate (Finesse) 

Current Quiver: Scott TheSki, Blizzard Samba, Dakota, Nordica WildFire

Home Area: Squaw & Northstar

Preferred Terrain: off-piste, trees



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2014 Atomic Elysian Ski

Every new women's model from Atomic, from the visual design to its performance in the snow, is specifically tailored to its intended purpose. From the elegant piste ski with stylishly embossed top sheet to the lightweight powder ski, there is a model for every female Slightly raised heel area for more natural position while skiing. The ski is easier to control, while strain in the back area is reduced and less energy is spent. The Vantage models are genuinely versatile: Good times are guaranteed in powder thanks to good floatation, while on the piste skiers can edge with precision or drift with ease. the perfect skis for any terrain.

Lengths150, 159, 168
Turn Radius18M @ 168
Constructiontip / tail rocker
Core MaterialWoodcore, Carbon Backbone
Binding IncludedNo
Recommended Binding
Recommended useOff-piste
Binding TypeFlat
Recommended LevelAdvanced
Model Year2014
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC
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