Alchemist Wailer 106/Zelda 106
$1,299 D: 133-106-122mm R: 18m
The Wailer 106 has a noticeably tapered tip, which allows the ski to knife through the snow. DPS refers to this tapering of the sidecut at the contact point as Paddle Tech. The Wailer 106 is best suited for soft snow with a frequent helping of variable conditions thrown your way. The Alchemist, (weighing 1890 grams) has a pre-preg carbon and aspen construction, a best of both worlds between light and power. It’s robust enough to spin inbounds laps day after day, without weighing you down on the skin track.