Salomon Origins Bamboo

2014

Women's All-Mountain
Salomon
Price: £450.00 (Including Bindings )
Overall:
Off piste long turns:
Off piste short turns:
On piste long turns:
On piste short turns:
Ease of use:
Ability Level Lower Advanced Lower Expert Upper Advanced Upper Expert
Sidecut 123-74-103
Turn radius 12.4 (159)
Lengths 143, 151, 159, 167
Construction Double Monocoque wood core
Bamboo layer
Single titanium laminate
Strengths Strong and punchy on the piste. Lots of energy
Weaknesses Harder work in deeper, off-piste conditions

They say

An extra layer of bamboo is added to this all-mountain women’s turn. It also uses an all-terrain rockered shape to enable it to steer well in all conditions.

We say

The Bamboo is full of energy. It’s a nippy, fun ski that feels keen to play all day! It has a great shape which is responsive to aggressive skiing, and levels of grip are very high, particularly through the tail. This allows the ski to really punch out of the turn and accelerate into the next curve. Moving more into offpiste conditions, the beefy construction means you need to be well balanced to get the best out of it. This is a high-energy ski for keen, technical skiers.

Tester Comments

Lynn Mill
Great shape! Responsive to aggressive skiing, but tails tend to grab at high speed.
Rowena Phillips
This really grippy ski was nippy and eager both on and off piste.