Karhu Jak BC Backcountry Skis: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
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Karhu Jak BC – Backcountry Skis: Reviews

   Photo: Mark Wiens

At a pound less than Karhu's in-bounds version, the Jak BC is a featherweight climber made with carbon components and the new environmentally friendly Greenlight Core, which is made of sustainably harvested Chinese wood. 124/90/113, 7.1 lbs; karhu.com

 

Bonus: Lots of pop for such a light ski.

 

Bummer: It's a little narrow underfoot for fluffy backcountry days.

 

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