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Voile Hyper V6 Ski

Brand: Voile
Model: Hyper V6
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When the conversation about a “quiver of one” ski gets brought up in backcountry skiing circles, inevitably the Voile V6 is discussed as a contender. It’s well-balanced underfoot width, just the right amount of rocker for soft conditions, and ample camber for confident edge grip leave little to be desired in just about any snow condition. The only way it could really improve in our eyes is if it could lose some weight.

Enter the Hyper V6. Combining the sublime performance of the V6 with Voile’s buttery paulownia + carbon core construction, the HV6 has raised the bar. The Hyper series gives up precious little in terms of backcountry ski performance but loses significant grams, perhaps narrowing the discussion about the ultimate quiver of one.

  • Round flex pattern is confidence inspiring and buttery smooth.
  • Tip-to-tail edges are 2mm thick and aren’t afraid of a little abuse.
  • Polyamide top sheet is abrasion and scratch resistant.
  • Black p-tex bases are hardy, fast, and hold wax well.
Specifications
Lengths (cm) 163, 173, 178, 183, 188
Weight
-> ounces
1145g [163]
1255g [173]
1300g [178]
1375g [183]
1400g [188]
Weight (pair) 2290g [163]
2510g [173]
2600g [178]
2750g [183]
2800g [188]
Dimensions 126-96-108 [163]
129-98-110 [173]
131-99-111 [178]
133-100-113 [183]
139-102-115 [188]
Turn Radius 17m [163]
18m [173]
18.5m [178]
19m [183]
20m [188]
Skin Fix Rounded tip and tail
Specs Verified Yes
Design
Profile Voile Hybrid Rocker, rocker tip & tail w/ camber underneath
Shape Rounded tip & tail w/ medium radius
Construction Cap
Core Paulownia wood and carbon
Skimo Co Says
Usage The good times got lighter.
Notes Very easy to ski
Bottom Line Easy all-rounder
3/11/2019
Question from Roy
 
Would I use the Pomoca straight tail clips on the V6 or do I need to use a twin tip adapter? As far as I know, nobody in Canada sells the Hyper V6. Plenty of V8, Vector and Chargers up here. Would you be able to ship Voile skis up to Canada?
3/11/2019
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Roy, the straight clips seem to hang on well enough, but the twin tip might be more secure. No problem on shipping!
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1/7/2019
Question from Oakley
 
I've been riding my wife's 163cm original V6s temporarily and have been impressed with their performance in varying conditions. The only issue I have is that they wash out in the rear both in the steeps and in arching turns. Sizing up should solve that problem, but now I'm torn between the Hyper V6 and the original. Voile's marketing wants me to believe I won't be sacrificing much (if any) performance by choosing their new model, but I'm skeptical of any ski shedding 15% of it's mass and maintaining dampness and forgiveness. Anyone around the shop ridden both in the same size that could give a comparison?
1/8/2019
Answer from Nate
 
Hi Oakley, the verdict around the shop between those of us who have skied the original and the Hyper models is that if anything was lost, it's very difficult to discern. I would say that the universal opinion around here is that the Hyper V6 is a great ski and the lighter weight is totally worth it.
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11/29/2018
Question from Spindogg
 
what is the difference between this ski and the Hyper Vector?
11/29/2018
Answer from Trace Leches
 
Hey John! The V6 is a little bit more buttery, better in soft snow, and more forgiving in general. The Vector is a touch narrower, slightly straighter, and has a stiffer tail so it takes more skier input to really get the most out of it, but it'll also finish turns on hard snow a bit better. The V6 is a great all around ski with a soft snow emphasis and the Vector is in a similar category, but with better hard snow prowess and power.
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10/27/2018
Question from alan
 
How well will the Hyper V6 perform with a tele binding?
10/29/2018
Answer from Trace Leches
 
Hey Alan! Structurally, probably fine. I haven't heard anything that says you can't use the Hyper series with a tele binding. I am not a tele skier though so I can't comment exactly on how well it'd handle in that regard, but based on everything that I've heard from our staff that has skied the V6, these guys are FUN!
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10/6/2018
Question from John Raich
 
I am looking for a reasonably light weight backcountry ski primarily for soft snow/powder. I mostly do 1-day tours on moderate terrain (25 to 35 degrees), below and above treeline. I would probably prefer a reasonably mellow ski over one that requires an aggressive style. I am considering the following skis:
Movement Alp Tracks 100 LT
Voile Hyper V6
DPD Wailer 99 Tour 1
Could you comment on the suitability of the skis for this type of skiing and ant pros and cons?
10/6/2018
Answer from Trace Leches
 
Hey John! All of those skis will do really well in that style of terrain with the Alp Tracks 100 rewarding the most aggressive skier, Wailer being the most forgiving, and the V6 is somewhere in the middle. I'd say it has more to do with the boot you'll be skiing in than anything. The lighter the boot the more forgiving you'll want it to be when you're dealing with skis this wide.
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