Top 5 skis: The best women’s big-mountain skis of 2014

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Also read: Top 10 all-mountain skis | Top 10 powder skis | Top 10 microbrew skis | Top 10 park skis

Women who feel constricted by the resort boundaries, or just looking to get off the groomers and onto some gnarlier terrain, need a ski that provides float, stability and versatility through varied conditions. Below you’ll find our top five women’s big-mountain skis of 2014; these are our Editor’s Picks, as seen in the 2014 Buyer’s Guide.

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1. Rossignol Savory 7

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Overall Score: 21.20

“The Savory 7 may be primarily a big-mountain freeride ski, but it performs well in all conditions. It combines a lightweight, paulownia wood core with Rossi’s new Air Tip technology…” Click for full review and scores.


2. Armada TSTw

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Overall Score: 21.14

“‘It’s sort of mind blowing how well this ski performs,’ said one tester about the TSTw. Like her big brother, the TST, she boasts a rockered tip and positive camber underfoot…” Click for full review and scores.


3. Blizzard Dakota

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Overall Score: 21.13

“After losing its metal components for 2013-14, this iteration of Blizzard’s Dakota was a big hit with testers…” Click for full review and scores.


4. Fischer Koa 100

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Overall Score: 19.75

“This big-mountain machine scored well with our lady testers who found it a good width for a variety of applications…” Click for full review and scores.


5. HEAD Mya 10

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Overall Score: 19.70

“The Mya No. 10 seeks first tracks but carves a groomer with the nimbleness and stability of a narrower waist width…” Click for full review and scores.


Also read: Top 10 all-mountain skis | Top 10 powder skis | Top 10 microbrew skis | Top 10 park skis