Is it a fat all-mountain ski or a skinny big-mountain ski? In light of how much fun it is on groomed terrain, we're going to go with the former. While these traditionally cambered boards easily trounced all comers in the flotation and soft-snow departments, if you know how to drive 'em, you can lock them into big, clean turns, too. Carving them isn't as mindless as with our favorite frontside skis, but for an everyday, do-it-all ski anywhere out westor back east at powder-rich Vermont resorts like Jay Peak and Smugglers' Notchthe Prophet really is prophetic. 134/100/125; $800; lineskis.com
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