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Fischer Verticalp Ski

Brand: Fischer
Model: Verticalp
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A Vertical skimo race is very simple: first one to the top wins. No transitions, no skiing. This is a racing classification designed to figure out who is the fittest alpine athlete that knows how to skin uphill. Although not many such races are held stateside, it’s commonly featured for one day at World Cup events in Europe. The Verticalp ski is designed to win such races.

As you can imagine, weight is an important factor in uphill-only races. As such, the Verticalp tips the scales at a scant 580 grams. But mass isn’t the only factor in getting up hill fast; kick turn efficiency becomes very important. As such, Fischer installed a tuning system that allows you to adjust the center of gravity by sliding a weight fore or aft along the ski. This means you can make the tails drop during your kick turns so you can just pivot instead of potentially flailing. In short, the Verticalp will maximize your uphill skiing potential.

  • Weight Tuning system lets you control the pivot-point balance.
  • Air-Tec Ti construction is a scored core with titanium reinforcements.
  • Aeroshape topsheet sheds snow which can add weight to your ski.
Specifications
Lengths (cm) 161
Weight
-> ounces
615g [161]
Weight (pair) 1230g [161]
Dimensions 82-64-72
Turn Radius 43m [161]
Skin Fix Tip notch
Specs Verified Yes
Design
Profile Traditional camber
Shape Aeroshape curved top, recessed tail
Construction Cap w/ Air Tech channels
Core Paulownia wood
Skimo Co Says
Usage Vertical races
Notes Curved topsheet sheds snow
Bottom Line Uphill MACHINE

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