QST Stella 106 Ski
Like you, the Salomon Women's QST Stella 106 Ski craves powder, but it can still handle its own when you're forced to ski groomers when everything's tracked out. Given its 106mm waist width, this QST undoubtedly hovers over the sweet soft stuff with ease, and a rockered tip and tail only enhances its performance down untracked goodness. Expect a playful pivot and a surf-like feel when you turn down the steep and deep.
Unfortunately, all good things must end, and just like the inevitable changing of each season, a massive powder dump is bound to bring hordes of skiers, which indubitably changes the softest terrain into tracked hardpack faster than you can look up the definition for "indubitably." Fortunately for you, the QST 106 Ski still thrives on firmer snow, too, thanks to Salomon's new patented C/FX³ technology that harnesses a unique blend of carbon, basalt, and flax for an impressively damp, stable ride at speed that doesn't compromise the ski's lighter-weight, approachable nature. Koroyd honeycomb inserts at the tip also increases dampening, while a helping of Titanal adds excellent torsional stiffness and enhanced power transfer as you dance from edge to edge.
- A powder-loving ski with on-piste reliability
- 106mm waist width hovers over powder with ease
- Rockered tip and tail add maneuverability and soft-snow flotation
- Koroyd tip enhances steering and overall control
- Poplar wood core is light and poppy
- Titanal insert adds torsional stiffness and quick power transfer
- Carbon, basalt, and flax layer increase stability and dampening while keeping weight impressively low
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- Q & A
Great Ski for a gift
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
These skis were a DREAM! With all the new snow I couldn't wait to take them out in some pow. On the groomers they were great, easy to turn and very responsive. In the Powder they floated like a dream. I mounted them +1.5in from recommended which made them fun and playful. 10/10 would recommend to a friend or purchase again.
I got these skis as a birthday gift for my girlfriend and she has excelled quickly with them. She mostly skis at Alta but also uses them for some mild backcountry skiing and she really likes how light and maneuverable they are. Easy to get an edge on groomers but also wide enough for powder conditions, these are a perfect one ski quiver. She is 5'9" and skis the 174 length.
All-Mountain, Every-Day Ski!
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
As a Salomon employee, I upgraded my Stellas this year to the latest construction, and love them! From ripping groomers, to charging through powder, I love these skis! Watch the video below to learn more!