Volkl Nunataq Skis - REVIEW
The elusive 'one quiver ski' is the quest of most backcountry skiers. One that is light enough to keep you fast on the skin track, responsive enough on the down, fat enough to ski deep POW and still powerful enough to tame the crud and chop. The Volkl Nunataq is the widest offering in Volkl's backcountry touring line up this season and it has many of the properties of the aforementioned 'one quiver ski'. With a low profile and full rocker combined with a 139mm shovel, 107mm under foot and 123mm at the tail you can see why Volkl classifies this ski as "Tour Freeride". With all this girth you would think the Nunataq would tip the scales at 10lbs or more but thanks to the Poplar/Beech wood core construction it weighs in at a respectable 7.5lbs / 3560g for the pair. While not the lightest ski around it's not far off the mark of many dedicated light touring skis and the Nunataq provides much more versatility for the 'weight to ski fun' ratio.
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