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K2 Mindbender 106C Alliance Skis · Women's · 2022 · 159 cm


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Charlotte H, Ski Expert
Joshua Brower, Ski Expert
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Best for aggressive all-mountain skiers who enjoy open powder fields and soft, fluffy, tight tree runs.

Great for
  • PlayfulnessVery playful and energetic ski.
  • FlotationProvides great float in deep snow.
Good for
  • DurabilityMaintains integrity in variable backcountry conditions.
  • High speed stabilityCan feel some chatter on icy groomers.
  • VersatilityGood for groomers, moguls, and tree runs.
Avoid for
  • Turn easeNot easy to initiate edge-to-edge turns.
  • CarvingDefiant when trying to make shorter carving turns.
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The Mindbender 106C Alliance women's skis by K2® are all-conditions, women's-specific freeride skis. They have a mid-fat 106mm waist, a lightweight Aspen Veneer wood core, and K2's Spectral Braid technology that incorporates carbon fiber stringers along the length of the ski.

Key Features:

  • All-Terrain Rocker™ – These skis have a gradual rise to the tip for versatility in all snow conditions. They also feature a shorter, lower-rise tail to help aid control in changing snow conditions.
  • Spectral Braid – These skis are made with patent-pending, first-of-its-kind variable angle reinforcement. The change in fiber orientation along the length of the ski allows K2 to stiffen the ski where they choose and add playfulness by loosening the fibers.
  • Aspen Core – The aspen wood used in the core makes these skis lightweight, resilient, and perform well in all conditions.
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4.98 average rating

Ski length (cm)159 cm
Age GroupAdult
Includes bindingsNo
Model year2022
Ski typeBig Mountain, All Mountain
Skill levelAdvanced, Expert
Rocker profileRocker/Camber/Rocker
Tail profilePartial twin tip
Tail width (mm)124
Tip width (mm)139
Turning radius (m)14
Waist width (mm)106
TerrainAll mountain
Core/LaminatesCarbon, Wood

Charlotte H owns this product
The Mindbender 106C Alliance skis are built for the more aggressive all-mountain ripper out west. Wide enough to be considered a powder ski, but not too wide to tackle groomers, moguls, and tree runs alike, the Mindbender 106C beg to be taken all over the mountain. Though wider underfoot, they are responsive and intuitive! They will listen loyally to skiers... Read more
Ideal for
  • Long-radius, wide-arching groomer turns
  • Open powder fields
  • Soft and fluffy, tight tree runs
Not ideal for
  • Not the most damp, can feel some chatter on icy groomers
  • 106mm width makes edge-to-edge control more challenging for beginners
Reviewed by:
Charlotte H
Ski Expert
Joshua Brower tested this product
The Mindbender 106 is a great powder ski designed for women. This would make a great quiver ski designated for those deep days. Unless you live somewhere that gets a ton of snow, this ski wouldn't make for the best everyday ski. It can be hard to initiate turns on the crud/hardpack conditions.
Ideal for
  • Ski provides great float in deep snow
  • Great torsional stiffness due to the carbon stringers
  • Very playful and energtic ski
Not ideal for
  • At 106, it is not the easiest ski to initiate edge to edge turns
Reviewed by:
Joshua Brower
Ski Expert

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