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K2 Brightside Women's Ski

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Quick, energetic and with 90 mm underfoot this is the lady`s all mountain tool, ready to carve on the harpack or float through the deep. Rip the Brightside!
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Manufacturer: K2

FEATURES:

  • K2 Women`s Adventure Series Ski
  • All Terrain Rocker
  • Progressive Sidecut
  • Bio Core Tech: Bioflex 3 Core
  • Tip and Tail Holes
  • Flat Tails
  • Skin Clip Arc
  • Hybritech and TNC Construction
  • Forward Shifted Sidecut
  • Performance: Powder 50%/Variable 50%
  • Dimensions: 132/90/115
  • Radius: 16 m @ 167 cm
  • Aspen/Paulownia/Bamboo Core

All Terrain Rocker
ROCKER: Easy initiation, versatility, agility.
CAMBER: Control, edge hold, rebound.
All-Terrain Rocker features an elevated tip for variable and soft snow performance, as well as camber underfoot for power, energy, and edge-hold in firmer conditions. Simply put, All-Terrain Rocker offers versatility and ease in all snow conditions.

Progressive Sidecut
Progressive sidecut is a combination of two different radii, or sidecuts, that enhance the versatility of wider-waist skis. Standard sidecut theory is based on using a single radius. This works well on narrower skis, but becomes overpowering on wider skis, especially in variable conditions. The use of progressive sidecut on wider-waist skis guarantees improved turn initiation and hard-snow performance.

Bio Core Tech
For backcountry skiers conscious of their caloric and environmental output, K2`s Adventure skis use a blended core of aspen, bamboo, and Paulownia, (a reforestation plantation tree similar to bamboo) that has consistent density, great strength-to-weight ratio, and fast-growth carbon-sequestration. The core is just one component of the ski, but the result is 15% weight savings over our traditional fir/aspen cores and a lessened footprint, reducing the impact of the ski on you and the winter world.

Bioflex 3 Core
All K2 women`s skis use a combination of fir and spruce in a unique core known as BioFlex, a process where a dense fir core underfoot is fused with lightweight spruce at the tip and tail to reduce swing weight. For 2012, K2 has developed three variations of the Bioflex core specifically tuned to a target performance:Bioflex 1 60% fir and 40% Spruce Swing weight reduction with added forgivenessBioflex 2 70% fir and 30% Spruce Reduced swing weight with added performance Bioflex 3 80% fir and 20% Spruce Giving you increased performance, strength, and durability.

Tip and Tail Holes
Holes in the tip and tail are not only the attachments points for K2 skins, but they also fit the functional needs of a backcountry skier including the ability to build a rescue sled or construct various ski anchors. The holes are equipped with removable plugs.

Flat Tails
All Adventure skis come with flat tails, providing backcountry utility by allowing you to plunge the tails easily into firm snow.

Skin Clip Arc
The tails of our Adventure skis are designed with a concave notch to ensure that the skin clip, regardless of size or skin brand, stays securely centered on the tail.

Hybritech Construction
This wider-waisted construction combines the accuracy and power performance of sidewall underfoot with the lightweight and smooth turn initiation of cap construction.

TNC Construction
Weight reduction is paramount in the BackSide model line. K2 has tooled a BackSide specific TNC Metal Laminate Construction that lessens weight wile providing an accurate and responsive feel.

Forward Shifted Sidecut
All of K2`s women's skis are built with the sidecut shifted two centimeters forward relative to the standard sidecut for a men`s ski. This accommodates the anatomical fact that the center of mass for a woman is generally much lower than that of a man. Shifting the sidecut forward places the center of mass (of the average woman) in an optimum position over the ski for more control and easier turn initiation.

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