The Helldorado is easily one of the most lively powder skis on the market, making it perfect for powdery bumps, tightly spaced trees, and steep descents in deep snow. All that pop comes from a wood core and two layers of titanium over the edges of the ski. That little bit of metal makes for a more responsive ski and acts as a kind of springboard, providing a massive amount of rebound from each turn. [$900; nordica.com]
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