SALOMON UNVEILS THE S/PRO SUPRA BOA SKI BOOT
Salomon, maker of premium winter sports equipment, has unveiled a new alpine boot for fall 2023: S/PRO Supra BOA.
SALOMON QST 98
Length Tested: 189
Lengths: 169, 176, 183, 189
Radius: 19m @ 181
More Info: salomon.com
The Salomon QST 98 is a lightweight, manoeuvrable and reliable all-mountain ski that excelled in a wide variety of terrain and conditions. On the hard pack, it held a strong edge, even on firm, borderline icy groomers, and was quick to transition turns at both low and high speeds, which made it a pleasure to ski fast. In softer snow, I found I could take this ski anywhere with ease, as it was responsive and lively, with an easy pivot point in the softer, tapered tip that made steep, tight and technical terrain a joy to navigate, while its stiffer tail provided added stability when speed picked up. And while I personally prefer something wider on pow days, the QST 98 would be ideal for someone who’s looking for a ski that can carve with the best of them on the groomed, but still come alive on soft snow in off-piste terrain. —JAY MALONEY
About This Reviewer:
Weight: 176 lbs
Occupation: Climate Resilience Analyst
Preferred Ski: 105-114mm Underfoot / ~190cm Length
Salomon, maker of premium winter sports equipment, has unveiled a new alpine boot for fall 2023: S/PRO Supra BOA.
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