The Rise Above High 88 from the Völkl Touring range is the ultra-light and stiffer version of the Rise Above 88.
It is an ideal ski for freerando experts. The Rise Above High 88 is very light weight with its Tourlite Woodcore core which is perfect for touring skiing, and its carbon construction contributes greatly to making the ski lighter
On the lift side, in addition to its light weight, the Rise Above High 88 is extremely reliable and stable with the innovative Full Carbon Jacket It's a ski that evolves with confidence and allows you to conserve your energy as best you can to reach the summits.
In terms of descents, the Rise Above High 88 is very agile due to its Tip Rocker as well as its flat tail and it is rigid for maximum reactivity. Its high quality P-Tex 4504 sole offers optimal resistance adapted to the most natural terrain, which guarantees durability out after outing.
It also features SkinPin technology, which makes it easier and faster to apply the skins so you can save time and energy on your climbs.
Thus, the Rise Above High 88 is an ultra-light touring ski for steep climbers who don't want to compromise the fun of the descent
Weight : 2240 g for 170 cm.
Turn radius :
- 16.3 m for 160 cm
- 18.9 m for 170cm
- 21,6 m for 180 cm
Tourlite wood core: The use of beech (dense wood) in the binding zone and light wood (poplar and paulownia).
Tip Rocker : only curved upwards at the ski tip. Traditional camber at the level of the ski.
- Sole :
P-Tex 4504 : Ultra-high density ultra-high molecular weight sintered polyethylene sole. In addition to excellent wear resistance and perfect ski wax absorption, the P-Tex 4504 technology is extremely fast and only used for the best skis and competition models. The material has been improved with special additives to make it thermal and electro-conductive and proves itself with quality gliding and maximum speed during competitions.
- Full Carbon Jacket: The top layer offers direct transmission and high reliability/stability with the lowest possible weight
- SkinPin Technology : Skins are connected by a pin with the ski's shovel (rotation of 90°). Result: 100% reliable bindings. Since the device is visible from above, the skier has perfect control at all times. The hole at the tip of the ski can be used if necessary to build a rescue sleigh or sledge.
The Rise Above High 88 isa pure touring ski designed to swallow up positive vertical drop. Its great lightness combined with its characteristics designed for downhill skiing make it a perfectly versatile ski that adapts very well to all terrains. Its downhill abilities are very good, being both stable and very maneuverable on trafficked snow, making it an ideal ski for corridors!
Advantages:lightness, climbing performance, stability
Disadvantages : None!