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  • The 10 Best Skis of 2022 / 2023

    February 23, 2022 5 min read

    The 10 Best Skis of 2022 / 2023

    With the winter season fast approaching and new skis arriving every day, we have picked out our favourite new skis for 2022. There are some great new additions to the range of skis at Auski like the Black Crows Serpo and some exciting updates to some popular park favourites like the Revolt 95 from Volkl. Check out our picks for the best skis for the 2022 winter season.

    Volkl Kendo 88

    Arguably one of the most sought after skis on the market, the Kendo 88 has been a great addition for Volkl. The Kendo 88 is a versatile all-mountain performance ski that delivers impressive carving performance due to its three radius sidecut. Depending on how far you tip the edge of your skis, the Kendo 88 will have a different radius to suit the turn. The titanal frame and carbon tips keep the Kendo 88 stable and lightweight without losing power or performance. The Kendo 88 would be an excellent option for intermediate to advanced skiers that want a high-performance ski for the whole mountain.

    Bindings

    This is a flat ski. Auski reccommend a Marker Griffon ski binding.

    Available Sizes

    163, 170, 177, 184


    Atomic redster q7 revo

    The Redster Q7 Revo is part of the new Atomic Q range of high-performance piste carving skis. This race-inspired ski takes elements from the World Cup Redster like Revoshock, power wood core, and Titinal Powered Laminate to make a ski that can handle ever-changing snow conditions. It excels on firm morning corduroy, slashes through choppy snow and can even handle slush. The Redster Q7 would suit strong intermediate to advanced skiers that value performance and stability.

    Bindings

    Comes with Atomic M12 GW System Binding

    Available Sizes

    159, 166, 173, 181


    Black crows serpo

    The Serpo is the newest addition to the Black Crows ski collection and was released in 2021. It's 93mm waist makes the Serpo a high-performance all-mountain ski. The Serpo can easily transition from the groomers to the trees due to its progressive rocker. It also has a titanal plate under the boot to keep the ski stable and responsive. The Serpo would be an excellent ski for more aggressive skiers that want a blend of performance and playfulness.

    Bindings

    This is a flat ski. Auski reccommend a Marker Griffon or Salomon Warden ski binding

    Available Sizes

    168.2, 174.1, 180.1, 186.3


    Rossignol Experience 86ti

    The Rossignol Experience 86Ti will return for 2022 with some exciting updates. The new Drivetip Solution blends fibres from the tip to the centre of the ski to reduce chatter and absorb vibration. This update should increase responsiveness and make the Experience 86Ti more stable in variable snow conditions. Rossignol blend power and playfulness for a ski that will flow from edge to edge with consistent carving. The Experience 86Ti is designed for advanced skiers.

    Bindings

    Konect SPX 14 Ski Binding

    Available Sizes

    167, 175, 186


    Volkl Revolt 95

    The Revolt series from Volkl has been updated and is their best park ski so far. The Bash is no more, and the Revolt starts at 81mm underfoot and finishes with a 121mm powder ski. The Revolt 95 is a hard-charging twin tip made for freestyle skiing in the park, on side hits and in the side country. They have a multi-layer wood core to keep skis lightweight and full sidewall construction for dampness in any condition. The Revolt 95 is best suited for the park and all over the mountain. The Revolt series comes in many widths, so there is one out there for every level of skier.

    Bindings

    This is a flat ski. Auski reccommend a Marker Griffon or Marker Squire ski binding. Binding is dependant on style or skiing and weight of skier.

    Available Sizes

    157, 165, 173, 181

    Head absolut joy

    Look no further than the Absolut Joy from Head for an easy turning, confidence-boosting all-mountain ski. The Absolut Joy is a lightweight carving ski that is quick turning, agile and fun. The Absolut Joy would make the perfect first ski for beginners to intermediate skiers. Head has added a graphene layer to the wood core of the Absolut Joy to increase stability and responsiveness without increasing the weight.

    Bindings

    Comes with SLR Joy 9 Ski Binding

    Available Sizes

    143, 148, 153, 158, 163, 168


    Atomic Maven 86c

    The Atomic Maven 86c is a fantastic all-mountain ski with the classic beveled tip and directional shape. The construction and top sheet have been updated since last year and has been tuned for female skiers. Taking parts of the Backland and the Vantage series, the Maven 86c is a lightweight, all-mountain performance ski for women. The addition of carbon to the construction keeps the ski light and stable. The Maven 86c would suit intermediate to advanced skiers that want one ski to do it all. It will carve on groomers, pop off jumps, and be great for skiing in Australia or overseas.

    Bindings

    This is a flat ski. Auski reccommend a Warden Ski Binding depending on ability and weight of skier.

    Available Sizes

    147, 153, 161, 169


    Black crows vertis birdie

    The Vertis Birdie is back again for the 2022 winter season and is an excellent option for skiing in Aussie resorts. The Vertis Birdie is a lightweight, all-mountain carving ski for women who want a high performance and playful ski. It has a radius of 15m and a waist width of 85mm for quick turns edge to edge. The Vertis Birdie is made for groomers and variable snow conditions and would suit beginner to advanced skiers, depending on the application. The Vertis also comes in a men's version, which has a slightly stiffer construction and comes in longer lengths.

    Bindings

    This is a flat ski. Auski reccommend a Marker Squire or Griffon depending on ability and weight of skier.

    Available Sizes

    152.6, 159.3, 169.6


    K2 disruption 76

    The Disruption 76 is a new addition to the Disruption range from K2. This high-performance range brings K2 back to life with some of their best skis yet. The Disruption 76 is a women's carving ski for any skier that wants to progress their skills and advance as a more aggressive skier. The narrow 76mm waist makes the Disruption 76 nimble and allows fast edge-to-edge transmission. The Disruption 76 is at home in hardpack conditions and is extremely stable at high speeds.

    Bindings

    Comes with ERP Quickclip Ski Binding

    Available Sizes

    149, 156, 163


    Blizzard black pearl 88

    The Black Pearl 88 is back again for 2022 as one of the most popular women's all-mountain skis. Blizzard has combined performance and playfulness to make one ski to do it all. Made with a carbon layer and dual wood core, the Black Pearl 88 is lightweight yet stable in variable snow conditions. Its camber profile underfoot allows for great edge hold, and large tip rocker help to plough through softer snow. The Black Pearl 88 is perfect for intermediate to advanced skiers that want one ski that will perform in any snow condition.

    Bindings

    This is a flat ski. Auski reccommend a Marker Squire or Griffon depending on ability and weight of skier.

    Available Sizes

    147, 153, 159, 165


    At Auski, there is a huge range of mens and womens skis to suit all ability levels and styles of skiing. From park, to piste, there is a ski available for you! If you need help deciding which ski to buy, Auski has expert staff that can help you choose the perfect ski, binding and ski boot combo.

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