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K2 Mindbender 90C Skis · 2023 · 163 cm

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Best for beginner and intermediate skiers looking to develop their skills and transition to more aggressive all-mountain skiing.

Great for
  • Turn easeEasy to turn and get on edge.
  • VersatilityGreat all mountain ski for most conditions.
Good for
  • PlayfulnessPlayful for intermediate to advanced skiers.
  • DurabilityWood and carbon core creates a damp ride.
  • CarvingGood for developing carving skills.
  • FlotationNarrow underfoot limits float.
Avoid for
  • High speed stabilityChattery and unstable at high speeds.
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The K2 Mindbender 90C is a lively and energetic ski that is ready to carve up the resort with a playful feel. This ski is ideal for lighter-weight skiers or skiers who enjoy the feel of a forgiving ski without the stiffness of a metal laminate. With an Aspen Veneer Wood core, this Mindbender is built with a lightweight feel, but K2's Spectral Carbon Braid in the core allows for reinforcement and flex control throughout the ski. Get ready for a fun and energetic carving ski without the added weight of metal or a titinal laminate.

Key Features:

  • Spectral Carbon Braid – The spectral carbon braid is the first of its kind to allow for variable angle reinforcement in the ski, for precision-tuned torsion and flex by altering the fiber orientation along the length of the ski as it flexes.
  • All Terrain Rocker – The gradual rise in the tip is great for versatility in all conditions, with a sorter, low rise in the tail for added control in variable snow.
  • Slantwall Sidewalls – Added 30° angle to the sidewall of the ski increases agility and responsiveness in all conditions while maintaining accuracy and power.
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4.98 average rating

Ski length (cm)163 cm
Age GroupAdult
GenderMen's
Includes bindingsNo
Model year2023
Ski typeFreeride
Skill levelIntermediate, Advanced
Rocker profileRocker/Camber/Rocker
Tail profileFlat
Tail width (mm)90
Tip width (mm)127
Turning radius (m)17.5
Waist width (mm)90
TerrainAll mountain
Core/LaminatesCarbon, Wood

4.3/5
Lucia L tested this product
The K2 Mindbender 90c is a great option for those on the beginner and intermediate side of skiing who are looking for a ski that has lots of room for growth and will gently push them into a more aggressive all-mountain ski. The 90c is on the softer more gentle side of the Mindbender series, as the wood and carbon... Read more
Ideal for
  • Riders looking to develop their skills
  • Easy edge to edge transition
  • Lighter, more beginner friendly, Mindbender
Not ideal for
  • Lightweight can chatter at high speeds
  • Not super aggressive
  • Narrow underfoot limits float
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Lucia L
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4.3/5
Ishan J tested this product
This ski is a great width for shredding all over the mountain at any level. It does groomers and some powder very well. It's easy to maneuver thanks to its lightweight construction, and beginner/intermediate skiers will enjoy its versatility even as they progress to advanced skiers. Experts may outski this as it is unstable at higher speeds, especially through choppy... Read more
Ideal for
  • Great all mountain ski for most conditions
  • Playful intermediate - advanced ski
  • Lightweight and easy to maneuver
Not ideal for
  • Chattery at higher speeds
  • Unstable through chopped up terrain
Reviewed by:
Ishan J
Ski Expert
4.1/5
Finnegan Moylan owns this product
The K2 Mindbender 90C is a versatile and tough ski, which is very good at making turns smoothly, being playful, and long-lasting. It’s so steady when skiing at high speeds and carving precisely that can be used on different terrains. Although this does not provide the most flotation, it is an exciting and energetic way of skiing for anyone who... Read more
Ideal for
  • Effortless turns enhance the skiing experience.
  • Very lively and dynamic ski making every day a great day.
  • Sturdy construction ensures long-lasting performance.
Not ideal for
  • While very versatile and has above average flotation, not the best for deep powder skiing.
Reviewed by:
Finnegan Moylan
Ski Expert

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8 customer reviews

Fantastic skis expand my confidence and abilities

Originally posted at k2snow.com on Feb 29, 2024
I bought these to replace a pair of aging Amp 80XTIs. The Amps were very different: heavier, longer, with very high camber. They were great and rocketing me in and out of turns at high speed in optimal conditions. As my skills increased, I spent more time in sub-optimal conditions (moguls, powder, even some backcountry). This, combined with the camber being worn out of the Amps led me to buy a set of Mindbenders. While the Mindbenders are a hair slower at high speed, the trade for giving me greater control on powder, ice, in trees, and even in tight turns compared to the worn out Amps was money well spent. We had a day at Breck with 7 in of the fresh stuff, and more coming down every hour. If I was in my Amps, I'd have done 4 runs and be done. The Mindbenders kept me having fun (strenuous fun, but fun) all day. Worth every penny.
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