BEST FOR: Daily ripping.
THE TEST: The Ritual was the skinniest ski in this category. But because the rocker extends 20 percent down the tip and 15 percent along the tail, it was stiff enough to float in the heaviest snow. The Ritual excelled in soft bumps, scraped-out chutes, and boot-deep old snow—the stuff we ski more than we let on via Instagram. 137.5/103/123.5
THE VERDICT: The most versatile of toys.
TURNING PlEASURE: 4