zlpwrote a review of DPS Skis Lotus 120 Spoon Ski on October 5, 2015
Familiarity: I've used it several times
I had a chance to ski the Lotus 120 last year with some friends in Jackson. They're locals and typically ski 4-5 days a week... racing the tram up and down and lapping Granite Canyon. Normally I'm dragging behind, trying to keep up after the first few runs.
We had about a 6-8" of snow both days I was there and the skiing was perfect for hitting the side country in Granite Canyon. If you've skied Granite, you know how that constant right hand traverse can wear on your legs, especially after multiple runs a couple days in a row. Not this trip! The Lotus 120s were awesome. The carbon construction made them super light on the hike, the 120mm waist floated and surfed on the fresh snow effortlessly, and the 'spoon' on the tip charged through set up slough and debris. The big difference was the traverse, the lightweight saved my legs on that long 'right' out of Granite... PERFECT!