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Madshus EON Ski (Multi, 205) Reviews

lilcliffy

versatile and efficient off-trail xcountry ski

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Pros: performance; efficient in dense snow; value; durability; not really a telemark ski

Cons: lacks flotation in deep, soft powder; not really a telemark ski (if that is what wou are looking for)

This ski is identical to the Karhu XCD GT (83-62-70mm profile; 1.5 xcountry camber) . This ski comes in either a waxable base or a waxless base. I currently use the waxless base.   These are well designed off-trail xcountry skis. I have skied several hundred kilometers on my current pair, with no problems. Although this ski is marketed as a hybrid between a telemark and a classic xcountry ski- it truly excels as an off-trail xcountry touring ski. This ski performs best in dense, hard, wet, and/or corn snow. It does not offer great flotation in deep, soft, powder.   Yes, it does have a progressive sidecut; it will turn on the downhill. However it has quite a straight tail,...
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