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Line Blade Optic 96 Skis · 2023 · 170 cm

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Tomasz Macieik, Ski Expert
Sam Baevsky, Ski Expert
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Best for skiers seeking a playful, versatile, and stable ski.

Great for
  • Turn easeIntuitive to ski no matter the terrain or speed.
  • PlayfulnessEnergetic and poppy, encourages seeking out side hits.
  • High speed stabilitySmooth and damp ride when riding fast through crud.
  • VersatilityAccessible one ski quiver that can do it all.
Good for
  • DurabilityConstructed with metal for a smooth and damp ride.
  • FlotationLess float than its bigger 104 width brother.
Avoid for
  • CarvingDoes not carve as well as other specific skis.
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The Line Blade Optic 96 Skis are the perfect choice for those who love to ski at high speeds with confidence. These skis are part of the Blade Optic collection and feature Gas Pedal Metal Overdive™ technology, making them incredibly powerful and reliable. The chevron shape of Titanal underfoot expands into the forebody and rear of the ski, providing exceptional edge grip on hard snow while delivering a smooth ride in cut-up snow and chop.

Key Features:

  • Gas Pedal Metal Overdive™ technology provides unmatched power and reliability.
  • Chevron shape of Titanal underfoot expands into forebody and rear for exceptional edge grip on hard snow.
  • Narrowest ski in the Blade Optic collection.
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4.98 average rating

Ski length (cm)170 cm
Age GroupAdult
GenderMen's
Includes bindingsNo
Model year2023
Ski typeAll Mountain, Freeride
Skill levelAdvanced, Expert
Rocker profileRocker/Camber/Rocker
Tail profileTwin tip
Tail width (mm)119
Tip width (mm)129
Turning radius (m)18
Waist width (mm)96
TerrainAll mountain
Core/LaminatesMetal, Wood
FlexDirectional Flex

4.5/5
Tomasz Macieik tested this product
I got to demo this ski at a demo day at Crystal Mountain, Washington. Out of all the skis I tried that day this one stood out the most. It was immediately intuitive to ski no matter what the terrain or speed was. The blade optics playfulness is what first stood out. It was very energetic and poppy. I found... Read more
Ideal for
  • Versatile and accessible one ski quiver that can do it all
  • The rare combination of playful and stable
  • Very poppy
Not ideal for
  • Doesnt carve as well as more specific skis for it
  • Less float than its bigger 104 width brother
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Tomasz Macieik
Ski Expert
3.9/5
Sam Baevsky tested this product
I found this ski to be exceptionally playful compared to some of its rivals in the mid-width all-mountain ski. The ski is light enough to hop around from turn to turn with a relatively short turn radius while still maintaining a confidence-inspiring "charge-like" attitude thanks to the gas pedal metal involved in the ski. For the width of the ski,... Read more
Ideal for
  • Great through crud
  • High speeds
  • Carving
Not ideal for
  • Lack of flotation in the deepest snow
Reviewed by:
Sam Baevsky
Ski Expert

Popular questions (4)

What do you love about this product?I love the versatility of this ski. It strikes a perfect balance between stiffness, rigidity, carving prowess, and playfulness....read more
Sam Baevsky
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What was your favorite moment with this gear?How does the ski compare to something like a Nordica Enforcer 94? After riding an Enforcer for a few years and...read more
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What is the value for the money versus other options?The Blade Optic has an exceptional value for money as compared to many other offerings. Take the Black Crow Camox...read more
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Why did you choose this product?I chose this product because I was looking for a ski that would be more playful while also maintaining the...read more
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12 customer reviews

Excited for next season!

Originally posted at lineskis.com on May 4, 2024
Can’t wait to get on these next season! Great price and super fast shipping, could not be happier about my purchase!
David N.
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Originally posted at lineskis.com on Mar 23, 2024
I have only had a chance to ski them once so far. Used them in packed powder condition. The Line Blade Optics have enabled me to go faster and more confidently than I ever had been able in my past skis. The edge hold is great for a fairly wide ski.
Jack G.
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