Ski Reviews by Brand:

Ski Review

Black Diamond Helio 105 Carbon 2018 Ski Review

Black Diamond Helio 105 Carbon 2018

Ski Statistics - Length (cm) / Sidecut (mm) / Radius (m)

165 / 131-105-118 / 23
175 / 132-105-119 / 24
185 / 134-105-119 / 25

Manufacturer's Description

Black Diamond’s ultralight ski for dawn-to-dusk missions and technical descents in soft conditions, the Black Diamond Helio 105 ski balances playful, soft-snow performance with technical precision. The Helio‚Äôs pre-preg carbon fiber layup makes it incredibly light for big vert days and technical ascents, while maintaining a smooth flex and torsional stiffness for reliable, responsive skiing on the way down. Early rise in the tip and tail improves flotation and trail-breaking efficiency, and an ABS tail protector also has an integrated skin-clip tab to keep your skins from sliding off.

Versatile 105-mm waist with early rise tip and tail
Pre-preg carbon fiber layup offers torsional stiffness and balanced flex
Ultralight engineered balsa flax wood core
5 mm beveled ABS sidewalls
ABS tail protector with integrated skin-clip tab
Optimal use: 70% soft snow/30% hard snow
Mounting with telemark bindings is not recommended

Real time prices for the Black Diamond Helio 105 Carbon 2018, or similar ski products:

Black Diamond Helio Fixed Carbon Ski Poles 2016

Black Diamond
Click to buy from Gear Coop
$239.96

Black Diamond Helio 105 Skis

Black Diamond
Click to buy from Gear Coop
$659.96

Black Diamond Helio 105 Ski

Black Diamond
Click to buy from Backcountry.com
$879.95
Reader Ski Reviews of the Black Diamond Helio 105 Carbon 2018

Add review of this ski.

Latest User Reviews

Ski : Atomic Race Ti SL 2012

Skier Height: 5’4
Skier Weight: N/A
Skier Ability: Advanced
Ski length Tested: 163

Ski Review: Atomic Ti SL Race

Every Saturday about 8 to 10 of my ‘Homies’ ski at Mont Blanc in the Laurentians. Brigite hadn’t been able to join us for...

Ski : Elan Ripstick 120 2018

Skier Height: 180cm
Skier Weight: 85kg
Skier Ability: Taught Glenn Plake everything he knows about skiing
Ski length Tested:190cm

Ski Review: Don’t be put off by the size (girth) of this ski.  It is surprisingly nimble for 120mm under...

Ski : Stockli Scale Delta 2017

Skier Height: 71”
Skier Weight: 172
Skier Ability: Advanced
Ski length Tested: 177

Ski Review: Stable at speed and works through variable conditions very well. Performs very well in softer groomed snow, ok in powder, and is good but not...