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The Great Ski Test 2023

The big ski test of the year is here! We have tested fell skis from various well-known ski suppliers to give you a guide to the best choice for you. The equipment is tested at a temperature of zero degrees. Below you will find our assessments:

 

ATOMIC – REDSTER C2

  • Price: approx. NOK 4100 - including binding

  • Material: Densolite core with fiberglass laminates

  • Trap: 100% mohair

  • Character: 3 (Hold: 6, Glide: 1, Maneuver: 2)


SALOMON – S/MAX eSKIN

  • Price: 6,600, - including binding

  • Material: S-CORE 45

  • Trap: 100% mohair

  • Character: 4 (Hold: 6, Glide: 3, Maneuver: 3)


ROSSIGNOL – DELTA SPORT R-SKIN

  • Price: approx. NOK 4,000 - including binding

  • Material: wood core with air channels

  • Trap: Mohair

  • Character: 4 (Hold: 5, Glide: 3, Maneuver: 3)


FISCHER – TWINSKI PRO

  • Price: approx. 3800, -

  • Material: wooden core with air channels

  • Trap: 70% mohair and 30% nylon

  • Character: 5 (Attach: 5, Glide: 5, Maneuver: 6)

MADSHUS – ENDURANCE SKIN

  • Price: 4500, -

  • Material: Astaralite

  • Trap: 70% mohair and 30% nylon

  • Character: 6 (Attach: 6, Glide: 5, Maneuver: 6)

KÄSTLE – XP20

  • Price: NOK 5,700 - without strings attached

  • Material: honeycomb core

  • Trap: 100% mohair

  • Character: 2 (Hold: 5, Glide: 1, Maneuver: 2)

PELTONEN - SKINPRO

  • Price: 4000, -

  • Material: honeycomb core

  • Trap: 100% mohair

  • Character: 4 (Attach: 5, Glide: 4, Maneuver: 4)


We have assessed the skis based on three different criteria; attachment, glide and maneuver, and given an overall grade from 1 to 6. The fell skis were tested for about ten minutes each, and the ratings are based on first impressions. Read more about how to find the perfect skis for you.



 

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