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Black Diamond Helio 95 Carbon 2018 Ski Review

Black Diamond Helio 95 Carbon 2018

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

163 / 122-95-112 / 18
173 / 123-95-113 / 19
183 / 125-95-114 / 20

Manufacturer's Description

Black Diamond’s mid-sized ultralight ski for technical descents from the Cordillera Blanca to the Canadian Rockies, the Black Diamond Helio 95 ski balances playful, soft-snow performance with technical precision. The Helio‚Äôs pre-preg carbon fiber layup makes it extremely light for long approaches and technical ascents, but helps maintain 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 secure.

Versatile 95-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: 50% soft snow/50% hard snow
Mounting with telemark bindings is not recommended

Real time prices for the Black Diamond Helio 95 Carbon 2018, or similar ski products:

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