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Salomon MTN 86 Pro Ski

$649.95

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Despite some widespread misconceptions, lightweight skis aren’t always overly stiff with the ski feel of a 2 x 4 plank. A case in point is the Salomon MTN 86 Pro. When demoing the skis for ourselves, we were blown away by just how damp the skis felt, no doubt due to the Cork Damplifier strategically placed to lessen vibration. The Flex profile wasn’t overly stiff and when combined with its sylphlike sidecut, was equally at home doing high-speed laps or maneuvering between tightly placed trees. It has a race-notched tip that will allow everyone to experience the joy and efficiency that is ripping skins from the tip instead of the tail. Low on weight but not on fun, the Salomon MTN 86 Pro is a ski that is assured to leave a smile on your face.

  • Cork Damplifier keeps the ski light and damp.
  • Full Karuba/Poplar Woodcore is svelte yet durable.
  • Skin clip in the tail with race-notched tip provide plenty of skin options.
  • Partially made with recycled materials, reducing the environmental impact of the ski.

Specifications
Lengths (cm) 156, 164, 172, 180
Weight
convert to ounces
1060g [156]
1140g [164]
1230g [172]
1330g [180]
Weight (pair) 2120g [156]
2280g [164]
2460g [172]
2660g [180]
Dimensions   116-86-102 [156]
118-86-104 [164]
120-86-106 [172]
122-86-108 [180]
Turn Radius   18m
Skin Fix   Notched tail, race notched tips
Specs Verified No
Design
Profile   All-terrain rocker
Shape   Round tip with tapered tail
Construction   Cork Damplifier with full woodcore
Core   Karuba / Poplar
Skimo Co Says
Usage Speed touring, mountaineering
Notes Softer flex than previous MTN skis for more playful skiing
Bottom Line Fast, light, damp, and fun to ski
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Questions & Reviews

7/18/2022
Question from Spence
 
Damp and light sounds awesome. Can those of you who spent time on the ski give a comparison of how stiff the ski is to other skis? Maybe to the voile objective or whatever else you feel comfortable making a comparison to. This ski sounds interesting but I wonder about it’s performance on icy firm snow compared to other skis. Thanks.
7/20/2022
Answer from Zak M
 
Hey Spence, while pretty solid underfoot, it is definitely on the softer side of skis in that range. It's not very far off from the objective (besides being wider) and I wouldn't reach for either of them first if I was skiing specifically steep hardpack where solid edge-hold is imperative. A comparable ski that will offer better performance on hardpack or ice is the Black Diamond Cirque 84.
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