K2 AMP Rictor

2012

Top Value
Freestyle
K2
Price: £540.00 (with binding)
Overall:
Ability Level Lower Advanced Lower Expert Upper Advanced Upper Expert
Sidecut 127-80-109
Turn radius 16 (174)
Lengths 167, 174, 181
Construction Metal Laminate
Hybritech Sidewall
Rocker Tip
Strengths Smooth and stable, nice shape into the start of the turn. Good value.
Weaknesses Slower to react in shorter turns. Feels heavy underfoot.

They say

We say

The Rictor uses K2’s all terrain rocker which gives moderate tip rise while having traditional camber underfoot, this should allow the ski to be easy to handle in deeper conditions while having the punch to deliver on the groomed runs. The overriding sensation from this ski is its smooth ride, the dampening is brilliant allowing the Rictor to ride over hard terrain with ease. On the edge it gives out strong levels of edge hold, feeling solid and dependable in long fast turns. In shorter turns it feels less agile and lacks some energy, but overall it’s a great ski for high speed blasting on groomed runs and chopped up powder.

Tester Comments

Mark Jones
Silky smooth, really well judged shape, great for smearing into the turn
Pete Davison
Fairly wide underfoot so a good option for softer snow, stable at speed but lacks life in shorter turns