will typically come waxed, but should be tuned after several uses. Almost everything about the tip and tail are different including flex, sidecut, length and width. Rocker Type: Rocker/Camber/Rocker, turning Radius: Medium, core/Laminates: Carbon, Metal, Wood, tail Type: Partial Twin Tip, ski Awards: Freeskier Editor's Pick, Ski Magazine Best in Test. Reverse Camber : The downward arc formed in a ski or snowboard by applying pressure from above. Return to Top Z - There are no ski terms in our glossary that begin with the letter Z at this time. Return to Top J Jib : Riding a snowboard or skis across on a non-snow surface, be it a rail, fun box, or even fallen log. Flex : Term used for ski boots to describe stiffness of the outer shell. Waxless Skis : A type of cross-country ski designed with a crosshatch or fish-scale pattern on the base that reduces or eliminate the need for wax. If you're a high octane skier who always chooses the ungroomed path when possible, this is your ride.
Return to Top P Packed Powder : Term used to describe relatively new snow that has been groomed or ridden over repeatedly and thus is harder than powder. A great material to use for a middle layer. Straight-lining : See Schussing. Full Sandwich Sidewall 360, full sandwich with ABS sidewall construction extending around the entire sidewall length for increased ski/snow contact, added strength and great terrain adaptation. This is similar to Heliskiing, but less expensive. Skiers Right : Used to describe the area to the right of someone heading downhill.
Durometer : The measurement used to determine the hardness of a plastic ski boot shell; the lower the durometer, the softer the shell. Skiers Left : Used to describe the area to the left of someone narvik ishockeyklubb heading downhill. The more dramatic the sidecut, the tighter the turning radius. Brain Bucket : Slang term for a helmet. In addition to the excellent terrain absorption and intuitive turn initiation, the slight twin rocker also allows the ski to pivot much easier when ski is flat, increasing control and maneuverability in all conditions.