Here's something! Blizzard decided to apply their years of Zero G know-how to a specialized ski mountaineering tool. The LT 80 is a finely crafted ski that provides the ultimate confidence in steep terrain. A long running edge, subtle rocker, and tapered tail make precision jump turns and side-slipping quite comfortable. The tweaked Carbon Drive chassis from the Zero G construction makes sure the ski won't fold on you and the mini-sidewall forces the edges into a firm surface. A consistent flex offers the repeatability necessary to have the courage to make the next leap. The Blizzard Zero G LT 80 will be a ski mountaineering staple for years to come.
- Carbon Drive LT is a uni-directional fiber wrap offers a round flex and torsional stiffness.
- Wider tip and tapered tail help plane up if the conditions get a little manky.
- Small camber and gentle rocker are the perfect combo for steep confidence.
- TrueBlend core, customized per ski length, makes for easy skiing with a stable feel.
- Mini sidewalls eat into firm snow and add some durability.
- Tip is notched so you can use a race-style skin system.
|Lengths (cm)||164, 171, 178|
|Weight (pair)||1910g 
||Tip notch, flat notched tail|
||Small amount of camber, subtle rocker tip and tail|
||Wider shovel, tapered tail|
||Carbon Drive LT|
||Poplar and Paulownia TrueBlend core|
|Skimo Co Says|
|Notes||Mini vertical sidewall underfoot|
|Bottom Line||Stable, round flexing ski for big objectives|
|Compare to other Low-fat Skis|
Questions & Reviews
may I ask what are the differences, even in term of feeling, with the Atomic Backland 78 UL, please
The biggest difference is the turning radius of the Zero G LT 80, which is considerably longer at 20+ meters compared to the Backland's 13-17 meters (or a bit more depending on size). The LT 80 also weighs slightly more in a comparable length, although only about 100 grams difference. I would expect the Zero G to be a higher performer at speed on firm snow, whereas the Backland would be a little more maneuverable at lower speeds and probably a little less demanding. Both would make great speed touring/training skis.
I'm torn between this ski and the Solomon MTN Summit 78 as a lighterweight alternative to my current set up (Voile Charger 161s). I'm a 5'6, 130# female skier in the PNW. I like to think I'm an intermediate to advanced skier primarily looking for a ski that can handle fitness laps and volcano touring. Any helpful insights would be great! Thanks.
I want a new kit of ski and I’m thinking about the 80UL and I’m not sure about the size for this kit. I’m 5pi11 66kg and I want something short for steep skiing, 164 or definitely 171 ?
I already have a zero G95 178 for powder day and that’s a perfect kit. Thanks
I'm looking for a ski for PNW volcanoes and the High Sierra in the spring. Thanks.
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