Salomon Geisha

2013

Women's Freeride
Salomon
Price: £450.00 (Including Bindings )
Overall:
Off piste long turns:
Off piste short turns:
On piste:
Steeps:
Ease of use:
Ability Level Lower Advanced Lower Expert Upper Advanced Upper Expert
Sidecut 125-88-110
Turn radius 18 (173)
Lengths 152, 159, 166, 173
Construction All terrain rocker
Semi twin-tip tail
Bamboo layer
Strengths Dependable and versatile - great in all conditions
Weaknesses Needs to be stiffer underfoot for harder snow. Feels too centrally mounted for big turns in powder

They say

The women’s version of the Shogun has the same design and construction but a slightly narrower shape. It uses both bamboo and basalt layers to make it light and give it energy through the turns. 

We say

It’s easy to use, particularly in long turns when it carves out smooth round arcs with low effort. For general all-round skiing, mixing up the turn- shapes in a variety of conditions, the Geisha is fluid and well balanced. On piste it skis surprisingly well for its width, and can more than hold its own. In deep snow it’s very dependable, and can be good fun in all conditions.

Tester Comments

Rowena Phillips
A delight - turns like butter. Super - but sometimes a little too delicate to push too hard