Review: Armada ARW 116 VJJ UL Skis · Women's · 2024Published on 07/21/2023 · 3 min readCurated Ski Expert Leo C. shares their experience with using the 2024 Women's Armada ARW 116 VJJ UL Skis. Note that experts are not sponsored by any brands; these are their honest opinions.
The Curated Take
The Armada VJJ UL is a unique, ultra-light powder ski designed for intermediate to expert skiers, excelling in deep powder and backcountry conditions. Its exceptional floatation ability is derived from its 116mm waist width and elongated rocker profile. While not intended for high-edge carving or rough terrain, it boasts playful and easy-turning characteristics. Its responsive tail enhances control, contributing to its specialized purpose. It is a durable, versatile addition to any ski collection, optimized for deep snow performance.
- Built for deep powder
- Excels in tree lines, powder pillows, and deep days in the backcountry
- Really playful and easy to turn
- Not for carving
- Not designed for high speeds on hardpacked snow
- Not designed to be a substitute for a versatile all-mountain ski