The Atomic Backland 98 ski for women blurs the line between all-mountain and touring performance. With a 98-millimeter waist, this could be the one and only ski you ever have to buy, making it a fantastic one-ski quiver killer. East or West, North or South, this is a tremendous daily driver ski that can handle almost any condition and terrain. Built with Atomics Ultra Power wood core, but milled to a thinner height, these skis are bolstered by their carbon backbone, utilizing stringers to stiffen and stabilize. The result is a ton of energy and responsiveness, but at a much lighter weight. HRZN Tech in the tips adds to the flotation and soft-snow prowess of a ski that can be categorized as an ultimate hybrid ski when equipped with right kind of binding, like an Atomic Shift, can simply do it all. Tipping the scales at only 1200 grams per ski, these skis are feather light for the uphill while retaining Atomics’ legendary downhill performance. For advanced to expert women skiers looking for that coveted one ski that will satisfy their uphill and downhill pursuits, the Atomic Backland 98 W should be at the very top of your list.
Sidecut: 127.5/98/118 at 164 centimeters
Turn Radius: 19 meters
Weight: 1200 grams per ski
Core: Caruba and Poplar wood core
Dura Cap Sidewall
Powder Rocker profile
Ability level: Advanced to Expert