The Elan Ripstick Tour W was created for backcountry skiers with the intent to deliver the superior downhill performance of a freeride ski, at a fraction of the weight for uphill efficiency. This series is designed from the ground up with the goal of pushing skiing performance to the maximum without sacrificing functionality and efficiency on the ascent.
Carbon Bridge Technology, is a revolutionary solution where a single carbon rod placed on the upper part of the ski, provides stability, dampening, and vibration absorption through the tip.
Amphibio technology is a revolutionary ski design that integrates both rocker and camber profiles into dedicated left and right skis. Amphibio skis feature a cambered inside edge assuring precision, edge grip and stability - while a rockered outside edge provides forgiveness, turning ease and smooth transitions.
360° Sidewall is a unique and effective sidewall solution to maximize performance while keeping the weight low. Pyramidal shaped sidewall are positioned throughout the whole body of the ski, to increase vibration absorption and high-speed stability.
This tip-to-tail Laminated Woodcore is specially shaped for each model and size. Using different wood types in various combinations allows for the adjustment of the flex pattern for different types of performance. This extremely responsive and highly durable wood core transmits power directly to the edges and excels in a variety of conditions.
Carbon is a lightweight and strong material that provides additional support and reinforcement in the part where needed the most.