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2014 Rossignol Super 7 Ski Reviews

Bonzo

I LOVED this ski!

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Pros: SUPER easy to turn and maneuver in all conditions I encountered.

Cons: They will spin your turn out and give you a ride if you get in the back seat.

I just finished 7 days of heli skiing with Canadian Mountain Holidays at their Gothics lodge. Based on what I brought with me, Salomon Rocker2 -115's @ 189 cms, their shop tech recommended I try these. These skied almost effortlessly in the cold snow blower pow. Avalanche conditions were such that we skied one line called Clementine that hadn't been skied for 10 years. It was a beautiful steep alpine bowl which funneled down into a real rodeo -- a 50 degree slope crowded with large trees. This slope had to be carefully side slipped to escape to more open terrain. The Super 7's performed well here as well.   I will be buying a pair of these very soon and fit them out...
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givethepigeye

Covers a lot of bases or "Smiles for Miles"

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Pros: Quick, stable in crud, holds a nice carve on packed western groomers

Cons: Maybe a tad short for larger skiers?

Demo'd the new Super 7 in 188 in Vail on 12/8/2013.  Resort had reported 4" but skied like more in places, empty due to cold, and free wind refills on some aspects.   I need to admit - I demo'd the older Super 7 version last year and could not get off of it fast enough.  I think where they put my boot center was incorrect - one of those "on-mountain" things - felt sluggish, heavy and anything but fun.   Fast forward to the new Super 7 - it is the polar opposite, quick, light and a blast.  Same technology as the Soul 7 (AirTip) and a redesigned tail - less rocker.   the Super 7 felt like it could handle a variety of skiing styles  - a more centered,...
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