Rating: / 5
Lengths: 168, 176, 183, 190, 197
Stability at speed: 3.11 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.16 / 5
Crud performance: 3.31 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.58 / 5
Vertical sidewalls and two sheets of titanium provide power to punch through variable snow, without making the Katana too stiff for fluff.
Nimble enough for tight spots; stable enough for bombing bowls.
Hard to tell if the semi-swallowtail actually helped sink the tails in powder.
"Floaty and maneuverable, yet held tough on firm snow." —Mike Britt