Skintrack recently posted a brief review of the Hagan Ultra 82. I'll update when the full review is posted:
Quoting from Skintrack:
While we are working on a full review of Hagan Ultra 82 skis, we can say that the 15 days during the last spring was more than enough to leave us with good impressions 🙂⠀
Unless you are always skiing knee deep powder then a ski between 80-90mm might be all you need... 😉 also, such size is preferred by many for early season and spring skiing.⠀
It shines in variable conditions, hard pack, crust and wind affected snowpack - basically, any time when conditions get less than ideal.⠀
With a classic camber, somewhat shorter rocker and being stiffer overall, the Ultra 82 won't float in dry powder as well as softer or wider skis, but it will do great if you get used to it.⠀
At 82mm wide and dimensions of 117-82-102 it weighs only 1,080g in 164cm length. We have been skiing them in 176cm length.⠀
The ski is stiff torsionally, has a predictable progressive stiff flex yet also absorbs vibrations quite well. This makes it very stable and provides really good edge grip.⠀
The core material is ultra light Paulownia wood with an overall construction consisting of carbon top and bottom layers, Diamond Edge Cap and Micro ABS Sidewalls.⠀
Overall, it is a well designed and built ski touring and ski mountaineering ski.⠀
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I don't read French (my German is fair), but I know how to use web translators. According to the inter web, this is what the French Montagnes Magazine said about the Hagan Boost 94: (excerpts, click the link below to read the entire review in French)
Read more below.
Tips for getting the best performance from Hagan hybrid climbing skins:
Tip 3. If it is quite cold and you have snow crystals on the skins, wipe them across your thigh a time or two to brush off the snow/ice. Because they aren't traditional glue, that quite effectively removes the snow (without sticking to your pants.)
With these tips, you will really enjoy the handling advantages and not needing to store them with plastic foils - ever!
Very interesting, if somewhat obvious, research showing the disadvantage of overly wide skis.
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