Fischer RX Cold Heat (2008)

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Rating: / 5
Price: $1200.00
Year: 2008
Level: 3
Gender: Male
Waist Width:
Tip/Tail/Waist: 123/82/109
Lengths: 155, 160, 165, 170, 175, 180

Stability at speed: 3.50 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.23 / 5
Crud performance: 3.40 / 5
Forgiveness: 2.63 / 5

A binding plate and vice-grip edge hold make the Cold Heat the most frontside-specific ski in this category. The ride is silky smooth but full of energy in a carved turn.

Props

Ideal for Eastern skiers.

Gripes

Skis feel heavy and sharp when you aren’t railing hardpack.

Tester's Take

"It felt like I had crampons on—I wasn’t sliding out at all." —Jamie Britt