Released January, 2009
The Pros:Work reasonably well in all-snow conditions. Good quickness for such a wide ski, handle well. Floatation over deep powder is excellent.
The Cons:Need to make sure to really drive the tips on hardpack and ice to keep control.
The Backlash is an all-mountain men's ski from K2's Backside lineup. The ski features Metal Laminate cap construction, making it lightweight, durable, and allowing it to provide dampening and accuracy.
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It has a wood core for strength a 16/14 progressive powder sidecut for improved edge hold. The Backlash is designed with a tip that is specialized for stability on soft snow. It also has a standard camber for performance on a variety of terrain and is recommended for use on both soft and variable snow.
- Skin Clip Arch
- Powder Specific Tip Design
- Wood Core
- Standard Camber
- Metal Laminate Cap Construction
- 16/14 Progressive Powder Sidecut
- Terrain: Soft Snow 60% Variable Snow 40%
- Sizes: 167, 174, 181
- Radius: 19m@174
- Bindings: Flat
User Reviews (1)
work reasonably well in all-snow conditions
good quickness for such a wide ski, handle well
floatation over deep powder is excellent
light weight design makes them ideal for uphill and touring
handles some heavy landings gracefully, no cracking
don't scratch up too easily, can take them through trees with confidence
need to make sure to really drive the tips on hardpack and ice to keep control
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