Rating: / 5
Stability at speed: 3.95 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.30 / 5
Crud performance: 3.58 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.02 / 5
The XXL is a heavy, stout, powerful powder ski. Oddly, it responds to being muscled while remaining forgiving enough to feather turns and control speed.
The test's most stable straightliner; great crud ski, too.
Unwieldy at lower speeds.
"The official ski of Snowbird for a reason." -Jeremy Benson