K2 iKonic 80 Ti Ski Test Results 2016 Review

September 16, 2015
K2 iKonic 80 Ti Ski Test Results 2016
GEAR INSTITUTE RATINGS
78
Edge Hold
6
Responsiveness
7
Turn Shape Variability
7
Stability
6
Carving Pleasure
6
Value
6

The Good

  • Easy to turn
  • Forgiving
  • Performs in a wide variety of frontside conditions
  • Don't have to be an expert to ski it

The Bad

  • Not as much fun at high speeds
  • Not as exciting for experts
  • Too soft for railing GS
THE VERDICT
K2 makes plenty of other, more responsive skis
FULL REVIEW

In a test dominated by high-end carvers, K2’s iKonic didn’t step up with the kind of heart-racing, hardpack performance most of our testers want in a frontside ski. Which is not really a bad thing. This ski is a great pick for groomed and hardpack off-piste skiers who want a more versatile, more easily managed ski.

 


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MSRP
$1,000.00
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$599.95
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