The Armada Trace 98 Skis are the brand's most versatile touring ski for women, light enough for the most arduous of trips yet wide and floaty enough to plane in blower pow. Constructed around the Hybrid Ultra-Lite core with Xrystal Mesh fabric as a strengthening and dampening agent, the Trace 98 is a great winter touring ski that's strong enough to double as a lift-served ski. Get out there this season and leave your "trace" in the form of first tracks in pristine terrain.
EST All-Mountain Rocker – Entry rocker with positive camber under foot with subtle tail rocker. Floats in soft snow while making sure the ski stays on rails.
Flex Pattern (1=Soft, 10=Stiff) – Tip: 6.5, Waist: 7, Tail: 7.5
Tapertops – Beveled topsheets shave mass and lower profile in high density snow, while strengthening the ski's perimeter for maximum efficiency and stability.
Hybrid Ultra Light Core – A combination of lightweight woods throughout and hardwood laminates underfoot creates the ultimate in agility and maneuverability without sacrificing any security or dampness.
Carbon Fiber Layup
Xrystal Mesh Damping – Xrystal Mesh combines Innegra™ Olefin fiber with carbon to form an extremely damp and impact resistant laminate layer.
AR75 Sidewalls – Sidewalls provide improved edge pressure under the boot, while cap constuction in the tip and tail provides smooth turn initiation and less hookiness - 75% sidewall, 25% cap.
Comp Series Base – Armada's fastest sintered graphite base.
1.7mm Impact Edge – Heat treated, built to avoid excess weight while maintaining durability.
I-Clip Tails – Ready for climbing skin tailclips.
We recommend a brake width equal to or at most 15 mm wider than the ski waist width.