The ultimate freeride tool for demanding skiers, the Ripstick 106 excels in all conditions. The Ripstick freeride ski series from Elan designed and built to handle the most challenging terrain in any snow condition. With a lightweight design strengthened by carbon rods and fiberglass, the end result a high-performance ski with uncompromised versatility and smooth performance. The Ripstick 106 the second widest in the series, a waist width of 106mm will assure the perfect turn in powder and on fresh groomers. The whole Ripstick range uses Carbon Line Technology, an innovative blend of materials to get the best balance between lightweight construction with power and performance. Carbon reinforcement placed over the inside edge of the ski providing more power in the turn, whilst carbon rods are inserted into the wood core maximising stability and overall weight saving. The reduced weight means this ski high maneuverable to navigate obstacles all over the mountain but can still charge fast down a freeride line. The Ripstick series are designed for skiers that seek exceptional performance while exploring all the mountain has to offer. The Tubelite woodcore made up of carbon tubes inserted into the wooden laminate running the length of the ski, providing torsional rigidity and rebound to transfer energy efficiently between turns. To help the turning experience the Ripstick has an SST sidewall construction for subline edge grip on any terrain. The Ripstick 106 the one ski you will be able to take anywhere and it will perform outstandingly well, whether it charging on a groomer or floating on deep powder. Its a versatile ski with a smooth ride that has the reinforcement to supply the power and precision when needed, perfect for advanced to expert skiers.