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2014 Nordica Vagabond Ski Reviews

Start Haus

Surprisingly versatile wide all mountain ski

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Pros: Really a great blend of soft and firm snow performance, agility and edge hold.

Cons: Not going to be around next year.

The Nordica Vagabond is a ski a wide variety of Start Haus ski testers have spent time on, from firm days to powder days, resort days to backcountry days.     In short, we've had more across-the-board positive feedback from a wider range of testers in a wide range of conditions that we've seen for a ski - particularly in this width category - than we have in a long time.
Philpug

The benchmark ski in the One-Oh-Something category

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Pros: Stellar Versatility

Cons: Speed limit at the Nth, but that is who the El Capo is for.

  2014 Nordica Vagabond     Review:   Initial Impressions: The Vagabond is the middle child of Nordica's completely new 107mm trio of skis. But unlike most middle children, the Vagabond doesn't suffer from middle child syndrome. The new Vagabond stands on it's own merits and rightfully so it will not be in the shadow of it's beefier brother, the El Capo nor it's sexy little sister the Wildfire. Nordica is doing something unique with this series of skis, not solely unique, some manufactures do this but not enough but IMHO it is important to point out. Nordica is making this series of skis in proportionate sizes. Most manufactures concentrate on the...
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