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Lightest SKIS for Skimo and Rando Racing – comparison:

This page compares:

  • 27 lightest skimo skis that are suitable for ski mountaineering and rando racing, and are currently on the market, heaviest being 830 grams per ski
  • technical specs (weight, side-cut…) are from manufacturers’ websites and other official or confirmed sources
  • ski weight (half pair) is shown for the shortest available length for that model that still complies with the shortest length allowed for men under the 2016/17 ISMF sporting rules – currently at 160 cm, and 150 cm for women
  • under the current ISMF rules lowest race-legal weight for a combo ski + binding (half pair)  is 750g for men and 700g for women

This page is updated as new models are released or whenever you suggest a ski via email (must include a link). Also, if you find any mistakes please report them via email (include your source link).

* The page is updated by Stano Faban and Jonathan Shefftz.

  Atomic Backland UL 65 skimo skis Atomic Ultimate 65 WC skimo skis Aski Stealth race skis Blizzard Zero G Race skis Dynafit DNA skimo racing skis Dynafit PDG skimo race skis
Brand Atomic Atomic Aski Blizzard Dynafit Dynafit
Model Backland UL 65 Ultimate 65 WC Stealth Zero G Race DNA PDG
Weight / Length 680g / 162cm 690g / 163cm 700g / 161cm 685g / 161cm 690g / 160cm 790g / 160cm
Side-cut (mm) 97-65-80 97-65-80 98-65-79 98-65-78 99-65-80 99-65-80
Radius (m) 23.1 23.1 21 24 20 20
Lenghts (cm) 162 163 161 161 150, 160 150, 160
Price range (USD) $650-750 $500-600 $900-1100 $750-850 $950-1100 $650-750
             
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  Dynastar Pierra Menta Factory race skis Dynastar Pierra Menta Race Carbon skis Fischer Alp Attack racing skis Fischer VerticAlp skis Hagan Race race skis Hagan X Race skimo skis
Brand Dynastar Dynastar Fischer Fischer Hagan Hagan
Model Pierra Menta Factory Pierra Menta
Race Carbon
AlpAttack VerticAlp Race X-Race
(2015/16)
Weight / Length 675g / 160cm 685g / 160cm 650g / 161cm 580g / 161cm 710g / 161cm 700g / 163cm
Side-cut (mm) 96-65-79 96-65-79 99-65-81 82-64-72 97-65-80 97-65-80
Radius (m) 23 23 21 43 23 26
Lenghts (cm) 150, 160 160 151, 161 161 151, 161 152, 163
Price range (USD) $900-1100 $700-800 $650-750 $950-1100 $800-900 $650-800
             
Buy at     Skimo.co Skimo.co Skimo.co CrippleCreekBC.com
          Hagan Ski USA Skimo.co
            Hagan Ski USA
             

 

  Hagan Ascent skis La Sportiva Gara Aero LS skis La Sportiva Gara Aero LS women skis Merelli M Limited skis Merelli M Zero skis Merelli VRT racing skis
Brand Hagan La Sportiva La Sportiva Merelli Merelli Merelli
Model Ascent Gara Aero LS Gara Aero LS
Women
M Limited M Zero VRT
Weight / Length 830g / 163cm 715g / 164cm 685g / 157cm 630g / 160cm 650g / 160cm 590g / 160cm
Side-cut (mm) 97-65-80 91-64-80 91-65-80 97-65-79 97-65-79 83-63-73
Radius (m) 26 21.5 20.6 --- --- ---
Lenghts (cm) 152, 163 164, 171 157 160, 166 160, 166 160
Price range (USD) $650-750 $1000-1200 $1000-1200 $950-1100 $950-1100 ---
       
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  Movement Rise Pro X skimo race skis Movement Gold Fish X skis Salomon S-Lab Minim race skis SkiTrab Gara Aero World Cup skis SkiTrab Gara Aero World Cup Women skis SkiTrab Gara Aero 70 skis
Brand Movement Movement Salomon SkiTrab SkiTrab SkiTrab
Model Rise Pro X Gold Fish X S-Lab Minim Gara Aero
World Cup
Gara Aero
World Cup Women
Gara Aero
World Cup 70
Weight / Length 670g / 160cm 770g / 160cm 720g / 160cm 705g / 164cm 685g / 157cm 715g / 164cm
Side-cut (mm) 96-66-80 109-71-90 97-68.5-83 91-64-80 91-65-80 91-64-80
Radius (m) 23 18 21 21.5 20.6 21.5
Lenghts (cm) 150, 160 160, 168 160 164 157 164, 171
Price range (USD) $750-900

$650-750

$700-850 $950-1100 $950-1100 $950-1100
             
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  SkiTrab Gara LiRace skis Voile WSP rando race skis Voile WSG skimo skis      
Brand SkiTrab Voile Voile      
Model Gara LiRace Wasatch Speed
Project (WSP)
Wasatch Speed
Girl (WSG)
     
Weight / Length 750g / 164cm 790g / 160cm 750g / 150cm      
Side-cut (mm) 96/92-64-78 84-63-72 84-63-72      
Radius (m) 23.5 25 22.5      
Lenghts (cm) 157, 164, 171 160 150      
Price range (USD) $750-900 $600-700 $600-700      
             
Buy at   Skimo.co Skimo.co      
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