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Is this a tele or alpine ski: BOTH
Length: 178
Tip width: 114
Waist: 74
Tail: 104
Weight in this length:165lbs
Boots used: Garmont G-ride
Bindings used: Fritschi Explore
How many days on the skis: 1
Resort or backcountry: Both
Geographical region: PNW - Whistler
Tell us about the terrain you ski: Mostly backcountry or powder
Do you know how the skis were tuned (bevel): Factory tune
How long have you been skiing: 20 +
How many days a year: 50 +
Previous ski that you liked: Kneissl Tanker, Goode Carbon, BD Havocs, K2 Flight -X, Salomon Pocket Rocket, Head Mad Trix Mojo
Previous ski you did not like: Rossi XXX, Rossi B3,
How big are you:
Mostly tele or parallel: BOTH


Movement Red Apple 74 in 178 cms length tested. Dimensions are 114-74-104. Website is Tester is 5' 11" male; 165 lbs; experienced skier skiing at PSIA 9 level or CSIA Expert/Advanced level. Bindings are Fritschi Explore 2005. Conditions were soft-packed, corn deteriorating to melt- and grabby later in the day.

The ski is eye-catching and has terrific graphics

Love the light weight of the skis. The skis have low swing weight also.

Nice tail attachment for skins due to rubber bumper on the tail. Like the fact there is no tip attachment so euro-style rubber tip skins can slip on easily. Would be nice to have cutouts at tips of skis so you can rig a sled out of it.

Decent torsional rigidity on groomers. Holds carve well in groomers in short and medium radius turn. Exceptionally good in short turns due possibly to swing weight and large sidecut. Good in moderate turns. In long radius big turns at high speed,
ski tips noticeably deflect and chatter.

On corn snow, same observations as above. Unable to find powder to test the skis.

On schmooey melted snow; the skis get bounced around a lot when going at speed (ie my preferred way of skiing schmoo snow)