Nordica Burner

2014

Men's All-Mountain
Nordica
Price: £350.00
Overall:
Off piste long turns:
Off piste short turns:
On piste long turns:
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Ease of use:
Ability Level Lower Advanced Lower Expert Upper Advanced Upper Expert
Sidecut 126-84-112
Turn radius 17 (170)
Lengths 162, 170, 178
Construction Early-rise tip rocker profile
Wood I-core
Electra Gallium base
Strengths Awesome on the piste - fast and powerful
Weaknesses Not so easy in deeper conditions

They say

The Burner is designed to be lively yet stable on the groomers and through crud. It uses an early-rise tip to give easy initiation and steering in chopped up conditions while having a powerful ‘Energy CA’ construction for piste performance.

We say

For an all-mountain ski, the Burner gives a fearsome performance on the piste. Edge-grip is off the scale - particularly in long turns, where it lays down powerful arcs even on hard snow. Generally, it feels fast, grippy and narrower underfoot than its waist width. For all-round performance on the piste it’s a fabulous ski. In deep snow, away from the marked runs, it feels less inspirational, needing more float and ease of pivot.

Tester Comments

Lee Townend
An on-piste carving machine - not as versatile or playful as the competition in variable conditions
Mark Jones
Amazingly grippy on piste and quick edge-to-edge. Felt a lot narrower and straighter to ski than its dimensions.