Volkl Men's Blaze 94 Alpine Ski 2022

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The introduction of the Mantra marked the beginning of Völkl's powerful freeriding ski lines. For those who want to ride free without any restrictions but with the full control of a sportive off-piste ski. The new Blaze series even adds another dimension to the idea. The concept of the ski targets the intuitive freerider who appreciates a playful and at the same time agile and sportive maneuverability. The Blaze 94 weighs only 1546 g (@ 179) and is built for an extremely wide range of use in all off-piste conditions.

A just 0.3 mm thick Titanal binding platform provides direct power transfer and a fast pressure built-up from one edge to another. This gives the ski a most direct response right from the turn initiation. In order to preserve the full flexibility and agility there is intentionally no Titanal included in the tip and the tail. Especially in narrow and rough terrain you will directly benefit from the ski's faster and more direct reaction and with less effort required. The 3D radius sidecut significantly enhances the ski's liveliness and maneuverability. The Blaze construction targets the short turn-oriented skier but the 3D radius together with the tip to tail Hybrid Multilayer woodcore adapts to basically every riding style.

A great new feature is the Suspension Tip which makes its debut in the Blaze series. This elastic rubbery material on the edges of the tip and the tail acts like a bumper everytime the ski gets in contact with the snow in wind-blown or tracked conditions. The shock-absorbing elasticity ensures not only the resistance but also provides great lift off-piste. Völkl also offers Smart Glue adhesive skins tailor-made for each Blaze model.

FEATURES

  • 3D RADIUS SIDECUT: Three radii in one ski for maximum turning & speed versatility in all mountain skiing
  • TITANAL BINDING PLATFORM: A thin Titanal layer (0,3 mm) under the binding delivers the necessary strength to the ski. This way the binding screws offer reliable hold even in the toughest conditions.
  • SUSPENSION TIPS & TAILS: Inserts made of elastic TPU material on the edges of the tip and tail which act like a bumper in wind-blown or tracked snow. Its shock-absorbing elasticity ensures better stability and catch-free float.
  • HYBRID MULTILAYER WOODCORE: The extra-light hybrid multilayer wood core is a very complex core that is used in the Blaze. Light and very stable poplar and beech woods, individually weighed and selected by weight before gluing, are used in this wood core. In the tip-to-tail construction, the wood extends to the tip of the blade and end, giving them the sophisticated combination of good stability and low weight. In the center of the core, a CNC-milled Isocore area contributes to optimal liveliness and dynamic development. All in all, this design allows the stability of the ski to meet the high demands of a freeride ski, and this at a weight that is only slightly higher than that of a touring ski.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • TYPE: Men's Freeride Ski
  • ROCKER: Tip & Tail Rocker
  • CORE: Hybrid Multilayer Woodcore, Poplar/Beech
  • BASE: P-Tex 2100
  • RECOMMENDED BINDING: Marker: Jester 100, Griffon 100, Duke PT, Kingpin, Kingpin MWerks (not included)
  • SKIING LEVEL: Advanced, Professional
  • HARD SNOW PERFORMANCE: 3/10
  • ALL CONDITIONS PERFORMANCE: 6/10
  • LONG TURN DYNAMICS: 7/10
  • SHORT TURN AGILITY: 9/10
  • SKIER LEVEL: 9/10
  • POWDER PERFORMANCE: 8/10
  • VOLKL ITEM #: 121430