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Atomic Backland UL 85 Ski

Brand: Atomic
Model: Backland UL 85
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Still the widest platform in Atomic’s high-end backcountry lineup, the Backland UL 85 is the ticket for all-season usage. From deep powder in the winter to those spring corn harvests, the 85mm waist will perform. Atomic redesigned the tip from the Ultimate version to make it slice through soft and variable snow. Otherwise, the Backland UL remains the same reliable platform with a double-carbon wrap around a light wood core. The sidewalls are still lined with a Step-down ABS sidewall to make the ride relatively damp and offer some rock-impact resistance. The 85 is a workhorse that will make great companion in the mountains.

  • AT 2.0 tip is streamlined to cut through powder, chop, and other variables.
  • Step Down sidewall construction offers a mix of lightness and durability.
  • Poplar and Karuba Paulownia wood are combined into a robust core.
  • Carbon Powered inserts create stability and improve downhill performance.
  • All-mountain rocker is an uplifted tip for the first 15% of the ski.
Lengths (cm) 163, 169, 175
-> ounces
1090g [163]
1160g [169]
1220g [175]
Weight (pair) 2180g [163]
2320g [169]
2440g [175]
Dimensions 119-85-109 [163]
120-85-110 [169]
121-85-111 [175]
Turn Radius 16m [163]
17m [169]
18m [175]
Skin Fix Tip notch, flat recessed tail
Specs Verified Yes
Profile 15% rocker, 85% camber
Shape Round tip, steep-ish sidecut, flat tail
Construction Step down sidewall w/ carbon laminates
Core Caruba + Poplar
Skimo Co Says
Usage Long touring days, mixed conditions
Notes New tip shape for better slicing performance
Bottom Line All-season daily driver

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