Many of history's greatest thinkers (Plato, Socrates, and 50 Cent alike) have asked in a variety of ways the same question; “Why mess with a good thing?” It is even reported Socrates went to his deathbed without ever finding an answer to this all-encompassing question. Tragic! Well, the Swiss philosophers masquerading as engineers at Movement have at long last stumbled upon the answer, which is ... to make it better, of course! With the Alp Tracks 95, Movement has improved on the much-loved platform of the Alp Tracks 94 by flattening the tail and elongating the camber compared with its predecessor. The addition of a carbon layup allows this ski to charge downhill with the fury of boards twice their weight, while the use of Movement's race-grade edges maintains the hard-snow prowess that the Swiss brand boasts with every ski. If you take the time to prep your bases they should at least have the courtesy to hold on to wax and not cut like hot butter when you hit those thin patches of snow. To accommodate our needs, Movement has opted to use a P-Tex 5000 base, which strikes a great balance of workhorse grade materials with high wax retention. As a versatile performer that sparks creative thinking among even the most jaded of ski tourers, the Alp Tracks 95 is the inspirational lightning strike your ski life has been waiting for.
- Unique VA-Tech tips have rubber & fiberglass to help absorb vibration.
- Ultralight Karuba wood core helps to keep the grams at bay.
- All carbon construction utilizes a manual finishing process.
- DPR-Ti (Double Plate Reinforcement) anchors the binding to the ski.
- Race Edge tuning holds up to icy conditions without weighing you down.
- P-Tex 5000 base boasts high impact resistance.
- Radius Controlled Shaping helps keep ski characteristics consistent between different ski lengths.
Update 2022/23: This beloved ski has received a topsheet makeover as well as "renamed" length options (Movement added 1cm to each length descriptor). The ski itself has not physically changed.
|Lengths (cm)||161, 170, 178, 185|
|Weight (pair)||2210g 
||Round tip, flat tail|
||Mild tip rocker, flat tail|
||Rounded tip, medium radius and tapered tail (less tapered than the Alp Tracks 94)|
||Carbon cap with mini sidewalls|
|Skimo Co Says|
|Usage||All Mountain ski - powder, corn or high speed arcing|
|Notes||Stiff carbon layup with a very nice shape|
|Bottom Line||The best all around touring ski just got better|
|Compare to other High-fat Skis|
Questions & Reviews
We weigh all the skis and in some models, have seen as much as 100g range within a size. Most not that much, but shows that they are indeed Handmade.
Yes, the older Movement were lighter. They were a bit light on the mounting plate and have since been beefed up.
- Movement Alp Tracks 95
- Volkl Rise Above 88
- Volkl Rise Beyond 97
With ATK Freeraider 12.
What do you think? My main problem/challenge is exhaustion on the uphill… Downhill is almost never a problem.
Many thanks for your guidance!
Some thoughts for you:
The Movement Alp Track 95 is an excellent choice where distance and uphill performance are at a premium. These skis are incredibly light. However, for their weight, they are phenomenal on the way down as well. They have a softer tip, but a more supportive tail. They are lively, with the ability to make a wide range of turn radii. Also, nimble in the trees. If you dampness is high on your list of ski metrics, there are damper skis out there, at the cost of additional weight.
The Volkl Rise Above 88 is more of a spring specific ski at its waist width. Also, it will be a slightly stiffer ski than the Movement Alp Tracks 95. However, it is still reasonably approachable, and also quite light.
The Volkl Rise Beyond 96 is a super versatile ski. It will be damper than the prior 2 skis, with a similarly approachable shape. It will have a surfier feel in deep snow, at the expense of some weight on the way up.
For a a traverse/hut to hut ski, I would lean Alp Tracks 95.
If you have more ski questions, feel free to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org!
If you had the 178 Alp Tracks 95 on sale I’d be all over it! ;)
Thanks in advance
Good question! The longest length is 185cm. We have updated our listing for consistency. Thank you for the catch!
The Blizzard 0G's have a stiffer flex than the Alp Tracks which have a softer tip to help with float. The Zero G's are hard-chargers that excel at volcano skiing and spring mountaineering while the Alp Tracks are more of a jack-of-all-trades, though they will be less stable at higher speeds. Either ski should pair well with the F1 LT category of boots, though the Blizzards are more likely to get away from you if you falter keeping them reined and controlled; however, when adequately driven, they become a powerful tool for getting around the mountains and bagging objectives.
I've been pondering the Movement Alp Tracks 95 vs the Voile Hyper Vector. What are your thoughts on ski performance and style of each of these skis?
These skis are magic! Originally, I contemplated waiting to submit a review, until I have skied more than a handful of times on the Movement 95 Alp Tracks, except I have been enjoying them soooo much I could not wait any longer to share my thoughts. Okay, I might be a little overzealous as I have been skiing on heavy tele-gear for the last 20+ years. My knees are certainly grateful for the change. I have also noticed that I am more self confident in tight trees, and I want to go on longer tours, with more laps.
These skis are versatile and responsive, in varied snow conditions. I have skied them in powder, wind damaged and sun damaged snow. These skis carve through it all. Wow! They make me giddy. The graphics are very appealing to the eye, too. Bottom line, I believe Movement has created a beautiful ski with it all: performance, function and looks.
Skimo Co helped me find this perfect set up. Thank you!
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