Völkl AC50: Alpine Skis Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Völkl AC50: Alpine Skis Reviews

   Photo: Ryan Heffernan


If you spend 80 percent of your time wailing high-speed carved turns on groomers, the AC50's are for you. The most powerful and dynamic carvers we tested this year, they'll track unwaveringly back across the fall line when you lay them over. Despite the ample width underfoot, they've got so much edging power they tend to overpenetrate in soft snow and crust. But if you're aching to attack the buffed snow, they won't fail you. 128/85/112; STABILITY: 5

BonusThe edge and base material are twice as thick as normal, which provides enhanced rock protection and doubles the life expectancy of the edges.

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