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K2 Wayback 88

by K2
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Original Price $699.95
Current Price $499.95
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Tested in the Alps, the Himalaya, and above the Arctic Circle, the all new Wayback 88 is guide tested and guide approved. Built using our T3 construction, adding a Ti SpYne to the Paulownia Tour Lite core, and reinforced with carbon overdrive, the Wayback 88 is the most confidence inspiring touring ski we've ever made. Built to tackle the descent as well as it effortlessly cruises on the ascent; at an unbelievably low weight of 1270g (174cm), the K2 Wayback 88 continues to set the bar in touring ski performance.

Ski of the Year - 2019 SkiAlper Buyer's Guide

“The brand new lightweight construction of the Wayback meets the most widespread expectations in classic touring and is the perfect tool for difficult descents that require impeccable behaviour. Whether it’s difficult snow or slopes or steep lines, the Wayback 88 is, in our opinion, the ski that can help the greatest number of ski-mountaineers to climb efficiently and ski down everything that can be thrown at them. It is no longer the elastic and round Wayback from before and is geared towards stronger skiers although it will stay enjoyable for less aggressive skiers”

Specifications

Lengths available  160 cm, 167 cm, 174 cm, 181 cm
Weight (g)  1282 g in 177 cm     verified
Radius (m)  20 m (174 cm) 
Sidecut 121/88/109
Others

Great guide-style ski, perfect for variable conditions

Comfortable, confidence-inspiring and stable

Tech

TI SPYNE:

Titanal laminate developed specifically for K2 Touring skis that dramatically increases predictability and damping on lightweight carbon constructions, while enhancing stability and edge grip.

SNOWPHOBIC TOPSHEET:

Hydrophobic, snow shedding top material that helps prevent snow from sticking to the tops of your skis.

CARBON OVERDRIVE:

Top secret construction using carbon fiber to make a ski even more awesome than if it did not have carbon fiber. Radness levels achieved are difficult to quantify. Product of area ’62.

ALL TERRAIN ROCKER™:

all terrain rocker

Skis with All-Terrain rocker have a gradual rise to the tip for great versatility in all conditions, with a short, low rise in the tail for added control variable snow.

CORE:

PAULOWNIA CORE

Paulownia Core

Lively, flexible wood with excellent weight to strength ratio.

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