What happened Volkl Aura?
Our Verdict. Volkl has discontinued the Aura. Many of our testers found the Volkl Aura to be their favorite ski in the bunch. We think this is an extremely versatile ski that loves to go fast and charge hard.
What is an all-mountain ski?
The allmountain ski is literally one for everything. Allmountain means everything that the mountain has to offer: Whether it’s the freshly groomed slope in the morning or the sulz in the afternoon, the icy steep slope or a detour into deep snow, the all-mountain ski can handle it all.
What ski length should I buy?
The length of your ski depends on your height, weight, skiing style & ability. There isn’t an exact formula for determining the right size but in general the proper ski length should be between your chin and the top of your head. For example, a skier that is 6′ tall will want to look for a skis between 170 – 190 cm.
What happens if your skis are too long?
TLDR; Longer skis have more stability and float better in snow, but they also have a larger turning radius. Shorter skis sacrifice stability (especially at speed) but are quick to respond and easier to make short sharp turns. Short skis turn faster but long skis go faster.
Is the Volkl aura worth the price?
At a lower price nowadays of $699 retail, the Aura is priced on the middle-to-high end of this review. We think it is worth it. Volkl is known for quality construction and is a very reputable ski manufacturer. This is a ski that can become your one-ski-quiver and will last you a long time.
Why choose a valuevolkl aura ski?
Volkl is known for quality construction and is a very reputable ski manufacturer. This is a ski that can become your one-ski-quiver and will last you a long time. If you just can’t swing the Aura’s price tag, check out our Best Buy Award Winner the Icelantic Oracle for a fun ski at a great price.
Are Volkl Skis good for women?
Not for the faint-hearted, the Volkl Aura is a versatile, stiff, crud busting machine that advanced skier ladies will love. This ski is as comfortable skiing big mountain lines as it is making quick turns in the trees and carving the groomers.
What size is the Volkl aura mantra?
Julia Van Raalte on the Volkl Aura, Broken River Ski Area, New Zealand. As a point of reference, I have spent some time on a number of the Aura’s relatives: the 13/14 170cm Aura, the 13/14 184cm Mantra, and the 14/15 177cm Mantra .