Cruise through the backcountry and float over powder stashes with the 2012 Starlet. Improved turn radius and added Semi-Rocker tail will have you relishing in snowy ecstasy dodging trees or arcing down big open faces. A lightweight ski, the Starlet will be your best friend in the backcountry whether you are skinning up or cashing in your turns on the way down but will also give you great performance for those few lift service days.The Starlet is Black Diamond's women's-specific flex version of the Drift. Black Diamond sheds the carbon from the Drift to the Starlet to add a bit more flex. With maintained underfoot camber, this ski will give the best performance on soft and hard snow. Rip down through the backwoods but glide up the ascent with ease with the Starlet's lightweight paulownia wood core surrounded by Torsion Box construction and Formula One Technology with three ribs for maximum torsional rigidity. SkinLock tail tabs will keep your skins in place while trail breaking with ease with Semi-Rock tip and new Semi-Rock tail.
Optimal use: 70% soft snow / 30% hard snow