Ski Bum Reviews favorite all mountain skis of 2021
Ski Bum Reviews top picks for all mountain skis are aimed at the North american skiers who need one ski that will handle it all. East or west, icy or deep snow, these skis are our top picks for the job.
Best Overall All-Mountain Ski
Head Kore 93
The KORE 93 can charge the frontside or conquer tough snow conditions thanks to a KORE construction that reduces weight while increasing performance. Graphene added to the rockered tip and tail balance weight and add flotation. Koroyd in the core absorbs unwanted vibration, while Karuba wood adds pop. The sandwich cap construction is enhanced with Topless Tech, which further reduces weight while adding torsional rigidity for hard snow versatility
K2 Minbender 99ti
Quick edge to edge? Check. Surprising float in the soft stuff? Oh, you bet. The Mindbender 99Ti boasts the most well-rounded skill set among its peers thanks to a moderate waist width, Titanal Y-Beam construction, and our All-Terrain Rocker profile. Striking the perfect balance between agility and stability, this is the go-to ski for confident ripping all over the mountain.
Nordica Enforcer 94
The new Enforcer 94 carves a fresh chapter for Nordica’s award-winning and best-selling Enforcer collection while continuing to build on its legendary performance. No wonder the Enforcer 94 has already emerged as a favorite among skiers who spend most of their time on trails. Thanks to its new construction and rocker-camber blend, it offers exceptional versatility, providing a forgiving ride at low speeds and unrivaled performance when it’s time to hold nothing back. The new carbon chassis coupled with a full wood core sandwiched between two sheets of metal deliver tremendous stability and response and dampen vibrations for an especially smooth ride. In addition to reducing weight, this modern design provides outstanding edge hold that inspires confidence and helps lay down powerful and precise turns. Elevate your skiing—and your expectations—with the new Enforcer 94.
Best Value All-Mountain Ski
Line Sick Day 94
Designed to make every day a Sick Day, the Sick Day 94 will allow you to rally groomers, churn through the crud, and leave the other nerds in your wake. Quickly stacking up awards the world over, the Sick Day 94 provides unmatched edge hold and a consistent flex – thanks to the Magic Finger Carbon Filaments – as you rally blown out sastrugi and pilfer the unexpected fluff that rolls in with the afternoon swells.
Salomon QST 92
The QST 92 is lightweight and stable, boosting your confidence as you carve on hard snow, hit the moguls or explore some of the steepest corners of the mountain. A new tip-to-tail carbon powered C/FX layer takes our supercharged construction to the next level, for increased power and edge grip. Experience confidence-boosting stability thanks to the integration of our exclusive Cork Damplifier technology in the tip and tail. With an all new shape, the QST 92 offers smoother turn initiation and is easier to roll edge to edge especially when making shorter turns.
Dynastar Menace 98
A machined wood core with different thicknesses and a stack of layers of fiber of different lengths provide extraordinary flex. This gives the ski a high energy impulse and absorbs shocks in reception. This technology combined with particular sidecuts offer riders a perfect mix for freestyle in Park & Pipe, but also in Backcountry. The essential fibre. Glass filaments braided according to different weights to bring the ski a perfect balance of resistance, elasticity and dynamism. SINTERED HD BASE offers great glide for all ski conditions.
Best Splurge All-Mountain Ski
Black Crow Justis 100
The Justis has a waist surface sufficient for going far and wide, a double titanal plate for committed skiing and a good dose of rocker for perfect control. A ski for those evolving in the ski areas who want a ski which can safely take them further away.
Blizzard Bonafide 97
The iconic Bonafide, long-praised for its masterful combination of technical performance and all-mountain versatility, has gone ahead and one-upped itself. Introducing the all new Bonafide: made to attack the mountain with grace and precision. From crushing through crud, to laying it down on hard pack, to navigating your way through untouched pow in the trees, they’re the ultimate all-conditions daily driver for committed skiers.
Rossignol Black Ops Sender Ti
Powder days, big lines and spring ripping. The Blackops Sender Ti responds with a full-gas, send-it attitude in all conditions. It combines a balanced wood core and a race-developed layup for an energized ride that holds its course in all terrain and any speed. Tighten your boots and be ready to go all in, anywhere, anytime, and at any speed.