G3 Manhattan: Backcountry Skis Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
G3 Manhattan: Backcountry Skis Reviews

   Photo: Ryan Heffernan

Fast and Light

A standout as one of the most versatile skis in the test, this city kid is really a country boy. Testers found the slightly rockered, variable-sidecut Manhattan quick and snappy in tight trees but at its best with a good head of steam. "Turn it to 11 for best performance," said one tester. Given its moderate weight, most testers called it a beefy backcountry ski and a sidecountry driver. 139/108/128, 8.6 lbs;
Versatility: 4.5
Power: 4

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