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Black Diamond - Convert Ski 2014

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Black Diamond - Convert Ski 2014

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Description

A light, semi-fat, rockered powder ski engineered with touring efficiency in mind, the Black Diamond Convert is solid and surfy in deep snow, while its 105 mm waist lends confidence when conditions turn variable. Whether it’s a quick hit out the resort’s backcountry gates or an objective hours from the trailhead, the Convert will get you there with minimal uphill effort. It's light enough to dominate the skin track and girthy and rockered enough to have ridiculous amounts of fun on the way down.

Features:

 

  • Versatile 105 mm waist with Rocker tip and tail
  • More touring efficiency than the Carbon Megawatt with better soft snow performance than the Revert
  • Formula One 3D Light Sandwich with pre-preg composite construction and paulownia wood core.
  • 5 mm beveled ABS sidewall with Power Edges
  • SkinLock tail tabs
  • Optimal use: 80% soft snow / 20% hard snow

Specifications:

 

Weight Per Pair :  
  • [164 cm] 2.9 kg (6 lb 6 oz)
  • [172 cm] 3.1 kg (7 lb)
  • [180 cm] 3.3 kg (7 lb 4 oz)
  • [188 cm] 3.5 kg (7 lb 11 oz)

 

Dimensions :  
  • [164 cm] 131-105-116
  • [172 cm] 132-105-116
  • [180 cm] 133-105-117
  • [188 cm] 134-105-117

 

Turn Radius :  
  • [164 cm] 21 m
  • [172 cm] 22 m
  • [180 cm] 23 m
  • [188 cm] 24 m


Additional Information

Additional Information

Collection Discount Ski Gear Sale
Underfoot Width (mm) 105
Ski Profile Camber With Rocker Tip & Tail
Terrain All Mountain
Reviews

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Amazingly versatile and fun lightweight

I have 50+ days on my (non-carbon '13-'14 version) Converts, all skinning, though not all backcountry, because they do surprisingly well on dawn-patrol groomers too (see pic). Really surprisingly well.
My previous skis were K2 Coombacks. These Converts are damper, a lot stiffer, a more fun shape, and are almost a Read More...

Amazingly versatile and fun lightweight

I have 50+ days on my (non-carbon '13-'14 version) Converts, all skinning, though not all backcountry, because they do surprisingly well on dawn-patrol groomers too (see pic). Really surprisingly well.
My previous skis were K2 Coombacks. These Converts are damper, a lot stiffer, a more fun shape, and are almost a full pound lighter. bad ass.
I loved my Coombacks for their float, and their ability to handle any wind-blasted / re-frozen funky bc snow with calm.... but damn do Coombacks SUCK on-piste. Converts do all the BC stuff as well, and are fun enough on-piste too.
If you want one ski to use in all conditions when primarily skinning, this is it.
I use the 180cm with Dynafits and I'm about 170lbs.


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