For the deepest of the deep.
Not every day is a nipple-dip, but they do come around every once in a while (or most days, if you're lucky and happen to run a British Colombian guide service), so it's worth having the Moment Comi Ski in your quiver for the stupid-deep days. Moment actually brought the Comi back from the dead at the request of heli-ski guides, who treasured it for its stability, predictability, and unparalleled float in untouched helicopter-accessed powder. Moment's Front Rocker lets the Comi plane up and over deep, blower snow and variable conditions, while the enormous platform (135mm underfoot) and swallowtail design provide ultimate stability when it's snowed 10 feet in the last two days.
It can be a chore getting a ski this big to stay light and manageable, but Moment's managed it by building the Comi on a snappy aspen and pine core and finishing it with its Lowfat Layup, which employs 30% more carbon fiber than Moment's standard layup, along with fiberglass laminates for stiffness and power when lines get big, steep, and committing. The Comi's obviously not meant for hard snow, but it does have 2.2mm steel edges and UHMW sidewalls to give you enough edging power to handle the occasional firm patch, along with a snow-shedding topsheet to stop the pow building up and dragging you down. Whether it's in your quiver for five days a year or on your feet every day during your heli-centric season, the Comi's a big-time pow ski that's too much fun to pass up.
- Front Rocker (rockered tip, camber underfoot)
- Aspen and pine core
- Lowfat Layup (light fiberglass laminates and carbon-fiber stringers)
- Snow-shedding topsheet and a reinforced binding mount layer
- UHMW polyethylene sidewalls
- 2.2mm steel edges with VDS rubber dampening
- 1.2mm Durasurf sintered base
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Comi - Surfing the Mountains
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
The introduction of the fat ski allowed us to let the terrain dictate where our turns are, opposed to our equipment. At the top of my list is the Comi 182cm, for Big Mountain powder conditions. I have skied this ski since it's inception 8 years ago, and still can't find anything that can perform anywhere near it. Straightline couloirs, butter spines, throw massive slashes, but also make short tight turns if necessary. It's slightly rocketed tip gives you confidence at high speed with no instability, while the traditional camber under the binding through the tail ensures no washing out. They obviously don't like ice, and heavier sticky snow can become cumbersome... while windpress and crusts get busted through effortlessly. Not just for the expert... we have put countless clients on the Comi, men and women, advanced to expert, and 90% of them end up buying a pair. I don't go to any powder-filled destination without a pair in my ski bag.
(Professional Helicopter Ski Guide ||Height: 5'8" ||Weight: 150#)