Now in its 11th season, the ARVti is a veteran all-mountain slayer. New this year is a widened footprint, two added layers of Titanal and a bit of rocker in the tips. The response comes in the form of an Editor’s Pick designation. “Carves like a banshee on steroids,” said one tester. The comp series base guaranteed high speeds and our skiers noted that the ski was stable. More than one also commented on its crud-crushing character. “I was mobbing on the groomers and slush piles, but at any moment could release the edge,” said one. Reliable, indeed.