Already selected and reviewed last year, the Camox Freebird from Black Crows did incredibly well this year with a new version and a new design featuring a "modernised" core. The result is amazing.
Its behaviour on the groomed slopes is very adaptive with particularly good grip and outstanding stability. The ski is well-balanced, determined, easy to handle and playful.
Off-piste, the ski is... Read on
The Vertis Birdie, with its Freeride DNA, is a perfect match for the PROSKILAB guidelines for this category.
Despite its 85 mm at the waist, the ski can't hide its origins and is particularly comfortable off-piste. The reviewers were full of praise for its fantastic accessibility. Riders who want to discover the joys of the powder without having a stick that's too wide underfoot will simply love it. It behaves well in the crud and float is very good for the size underfoot.
On the groomed runs, the ski is not very incisive... Read on