Rating: / 5
Stability at speed: 3.48 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.64 / 5
Crud performance: 3.82 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.28 / 5
The Watea bested other skis in handling tracked-up crud and wiggling through bumps. It performed equally well on hardpack and in soft snow.
Surprisingly floaty in powder.
You really have to give 'er to flex this stiff plank.
"The Watea defines the all-mountain category and it sets the bar high." -Alex Shaffer