Armada LOCATOR 96 Skis
The biggest descents ask a lot from your equipment. You’ll need tenacious edge hold and dependable stability for billy goating through no-fall zones while maintaining enough float to surf high-speed turns through creamy pow and perfect corn. The Locator 96 covers all these bases, which is no small feat. The 96 mm waist quickly gets up on edge and bites hard on even the iciest sidehills, all at a weight that’s low enough for the biggest objectives on your tick list. The progressive shape and blended rocker lines make the 96 a versatile, confident performer in a variety of conditions from meadow skipping in hero snow to traversing refrozen sastrugi in the high peaks.
- 1.7 Lightweight Edge
Entry rocker with positive camber under foot with no tail rocker. Floats in soft snow while making sure the ski stays on rails
- AR75 Sidewall
25% more ABS sidewall coverage increases stability and reduces chatter, providing more predictability and co
- Comp Series Base
Armada’s fastest base
- EST Freeride Rocker
Fore body rocker and extra tip taper combine for optimized float in the soft stuff. Positive camber under foot with no tail rocker ensures edge hold so skis stay on rails when carving is the priority.
- Caruba Core
Armada's lightest wood species creates the best up-hill feel while retaining the power and dampness required in descending the gnarliest terrain. This core makes no concessions in performance in its quest to be ultra-light.
- Carbon Reinforcement
Carbon appliation to provide excellent energy rebound.
- Ti Binding Dampener
Below the binding, a sandwich of rubber and Titanal works to reduce vibration that otherwise chatters into your boots and shortens your day. The extra damping lets you ski bell-to-bell.
- AR Bat Tail Self Center Tail Clip Design
Backcountry = Bat Country with this tail clip zone built into ski that always keeps skins centered and secure.
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
CAMBER PROFILE & FLEX SCALE (1 to 10)
EST All Mountain entry rocker with positive camber under foot with no tail rocker. Floats in soft snow while making sure the ski stays on rails.
Tip<<<<<< Waist >>>>>>Tail