Rating: / 5
Lengths: 171, 178, 185
Stability at speed: 2.88 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.10 / 5
Crud performance: 3.02 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.08 / 5
Rossi’s lineage of ultra-playful jib-oriented Scratches comes through clearly: The Brigade received its highest marks for maneuverability.
The easy flex worked well for softer snow, especially for flyweights.
Bigger skiers overpowered it and some testers found it too narrow.
: "Easy to ski from the minute I got off the chair." —Jenn Berg