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Lightest SKIS for Skimo and Rando Racing – comparison:

This skis page compares:

  • 28 lightest skimo skis that are suitable for ski mountaineering and rando racing, and are currently on the market, heaviest being only 810 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).

  Atomic Backland UL 65 skimo skis Aski Stealth race skis Blizzard Zero G Race skis Dynafit DNA skimo racing skis Dynafit PDG skimo race skis Dynastar Pierra Menta Factory race skis
Brand Atomic Aski Blizzard Dynafit Dynafit Dynastar
Model Backland UL 65 Stealth Zero G Race DNA PDG Pierra Menta
Weight / Length 680g / 162cm 700g / 161cm 685g / 161cm 690g / 161cm 790g / 161cm 640g / 160cm
Side-cut (mm) 97-65-80 98-65-79 98-65-78 99-65-80 99-65-80 96-65-79
Radius (m) 23.1 21 24 20 20 23
Lenghts (cm) 162 156, 161 161 161 161 150, 160
Price range (USD) $650-750 $900-1000 $750-850 $950-1100 $650-750 $950-1100
             
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  Fischer Alp Attack racing skis Fischer VerticAlp skis Hagan Ultra 65 race skis Hagan Race race skis La Sportiva Gara Aero LS skis La Sportiva Gara Aero LS women skis
Brand Fischer Fischer Hagan Hagan La Sportiva La Sportiva
Model AlpAttack VerticAlp Ultra 65 Race (2016) Gara Aero LS Gara Aero LS
Women
Weight / Length 650g / 161cm 580g / 161cm 710g / 161cm 710g / 161cm 715g / 164cm 685g / 157cm
Side-cut (mm) 99-65-81 82-64-72 97-65-80 97-65-80 91-64-80 91-65-80
Radius (m) 21 43 23 23 21.5 20.6
Lenghts (cm) 151, 161 161 151, 161 151, 161 164, 171 157
Price range (USD) $800-900 $950-1100 $800-900 $800-900 $1000-1200 $1000-1200
             
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      Hagan Ski USA      
             

 

  Merelli M Limited skis Merelli M Zero skis Merelli VRT racing skis Movement Race Pro 66 race skis Movement Race Pro 66 Women skis Movement Race Pro 71 race skis
Brand Merelli Merelli Merelli Movement Movement Movement
Model M Limited M Zero VRT Race Pro 66 Race Pro 66 Women Race Pro 71
Weight / Length 630g / 160cm 650g / 160cm 590g / 160cm 680g / 160cm 640g / 150cm 810g / 160cm
Side-cut (mm) 97-65-79 97-65-79 83-63-73 96-66-80 96-66-80 109-71-90
Radius (m) --- --- --- 23 22 18
Lenghts (cm) 160, 166 160, 166 160 160 150 160
Price range (USD) $950-1100 $950-1100 ---      
 
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      SkiUphill.ca

 

  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 Aero Sprint skis SkiTrab Gara Powercup skis Voile WSP rando race skis Voile WSG skimo skis    
Brand SkiTrab SkiTrab Voile Voile    
Model Gara Areo Sprint Gara Powercup WSP WSG    
Weight / Length 660g / 162cm 760g / 164cm 790g / 160cm 750g / 150cm    
Side-cut (mm) 81-61-71 91-64-80 84-63-72 84-63-72    
Radius (m) 30.5 21.5 25 22.5    
Lenghts (cm) 162 157, 164, 171 160 150    
Price range (USD) $950-1050 $800-900 $600-700 $600-700    
             
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