As one tester so eloquently said of the easy-to-access fun factor of Scott's Black Majick, "It's great for someone looking for a frontside ski without the full race construction feel."
Scott’s Black Majick is a subtle ski, with a wide enough tip (and just enough tip rocker) and a wide enough waist for you to take awhile to realize just how easy it is to make a turn. Forgiving, even playful, which is a term hardly ever used in the Frontside category, this a fun and very affordable ski.
In pointing out what should be obvious, that also means you probably don’t hit the gates and definitely skip arcing the ice patches if the Majick sounds like your kind of ski. A little bit of mellow restraint can be a good thing when you just want to lap groomers and the a few soft bumps through the day.Continue Reading
Peter Kray is a co-founder of the Gear Institute, and a longtime specialist in the testing of skis, snowboards and outdoor equipment.