Top 6 Skis: The best women’s park skis of 2014

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Playful and soft enough to butter around on, yet slightly stiff to handle big tricks at high speed—that’s how most prefer a good, solid park ski. Others might want a total noodle. Another may desire something stiffer, ideal for laying down pipe laps all damn day. We put this year’s park skis to the test at Breckenridge—shredding features both big and small—and from the masses emerged the few, our 2014 Editor’s Picks, as seen in the 2014 Buyer’s Guide.

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1. 4FRNT Blondie

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Overall score: 23.67

“A member of 4FRNT’s lineup since 2011-12, the Blondie was a hit with our testers this season, earning Editor’s Pick status for the first time…” Read our full review and see scores/stats.


2. Armada ARW

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Overall score: 21.75

“The ARW is no stranger to these pages and should be among the top choices for ladies who love to rip in the park…” Read our full review and see scores/stats.


3. Faction Ambit

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Overall score: 21.25

“‘A great women’s ski … very lightweight, playful and easy to control.’ That’s how one tester put it when recapping her outing on the Faction Ambit…” Read our full review and see scores/stats.


4. Line Tease

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Overall score: 21.20

“Our female testers loved this new offering from Line. “Super responsive, carves like a race ski,” said one…” Read our full review and see scores/stats.


5. K2 Missdemeanor

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Overall score: 21.00

“The most versatile women’s twin in K2’s collection, The MissDemeanor excels in the park but is stable enough to ski the whole mountain in a variety of conditions…” Read our full review and see scores/stats.


6. Atomic Supreme

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Overall score: 20.60

“If you’re a lady who splits your time between skiing the park and charging around the frontside, Atomic’s Supreme is at your service…” Read our full review and see scores/stats.


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