Rating: / 5
Stability at speed: 2.60 / 5
Hard snow performance: 1.20 / 5
Crud performance: 2.54 / 5
Forgiveness: 2.38 / 5
With a distinctive square shape to its twin tips, the Ruby is a pure, all-around tool for soft snow. At 110 millimeters in the waist, it floats like a pool toy. The tips initiate quickly, so it tears around
in powder. plus: Very light and easy to turn in close quarters. minus: That hooky initiation leads to unpredictable behavior on hard snow—the Ruby had some problems with edge grip and finishing turns.