Rating: / 5
Stability at speed: 3.40 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.68 / 5
Crud performance: 3.06 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.04 / 5
Though this is the fattest ski in the category, testers were surprised by the Afterburner's superior edge hold on hardpack. Off-piste, its massive shovel blasts through chunder.
The wider platform translates to greater stability and a big sweet spot.
The stiff flex makes it less forgiving than others.
"I feel the need, the need for speed." -Pete "Maverick" Mitchell