4Frnt CRJ: Backcountry Skis Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
4Frnt CRJ: Backcountry Skis Reviews

   Photo: Ryan Heffernan

All Mountain

From a man who skied it all, a ski that does it all. The late C.R. Johnson spent years developing this ski, and testers found it a fitting legacy. It's got full rocker at the tip for float, reverse sidecut for smearing, scrubbing, and changing direction, and just enough camber underfoot to pop into the next turn or absorb big hits. As one tester put it, the CRJ "cleanly bridges the gap between surfing and skiing." The only thing it doesn't excel at: carving turns on hard snow. 126/115/124, 9.8 lbs;
Versatility: 4
Power: 4

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