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2014 Nordica Hell & Back Ski Review

Average Rating:

4.8
2014 Nordica Hell & Back Ski Best Use: All Mountain Wide skis are one-quiver for on/off-trail

All Mountain Wide skis are one-quiver for on/off-trail

2014 Nordica Hell & Back Ski Width: Medium – ideal for all-mountain, off-trail versatility

Medium – ideal for all-mountain, off-trail versatility

2014 Nordica Hell & Back Ski Flex: Stiff - advanced to experts who want power and control

Stiff - advanced to experts who want power and control

2014 Nordica Hell & Back Ski Rocker Profile: Tip Rocker/Camber skis for edge hold; easy turn initiation

Tip Rocker/Camber skis for edge hold; easy turn initiation

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Adam P.'s Review Rating:

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I'm Adam and I was just skiing on the 2014 Nordica Hell-and-Back. 5 out of 5. I absolutely loved this ski. It's a ski I own that I actually use for my everyday ski. Hard pack, little bit of powder, firm conditions. 98 at the waist. Solid woodcore so it's wide enough to really tackle anything but it's also pretty snappy for short turns. It's got a little bit of early rise in the tip so it initiates a turn pretty quickly, pretty easily. It's a very well-rounded ski. 5 out of 5.

 

Hunter A.'s Review Rating:

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Hey. Hunter here. Just got off the Nordica Hell-and-Back, Hell-and-Back and this is a 5 star ski. It's one of the best in the test as far as I'm concerned. It's amazing how much of a monster this ski is but how it keep its composure. The ski doesn't beat you up but I virtually guarantee no matter how hard you push, this ski's got more in reserve. It's truly a feat of engineering and if you're between a racer and an all-mountain charger, wants something that will do it all, hit it up.

 

Steve K.'s Review Rating:

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Hi. I'm Steve. I just got off the Hell-and-Back. This is the actual Hell-and-Back from the Hell-and-Back series from Nordica. 5 out of 5 stars. This is absolutely one of my favorite skis. I actually own a pair from last year. It skis just as well if not better than last year's ski. It's 98 at the waist. If you didn't know it was 98 you would think you were on an 85 waisted ski. It's quick and fast from edge-to-edge. It has no metal in it so it's light but it skis like it has metal in it. It's very stiff. It's very stable at high speed. It skis amazingly well on the bumps especially considering its 98 at the waist. It skis like a bump ski. And it's great in powder because it's light, it has no metal, so it floats really well. I can't say enough about this ski. Hard pack, soft snow, powder, moguls. If you're buying one ski, this is a true one-ski quiver ski. I think this ski can really go anywhere and do anything. I highly recommend it.

 

Thom P.'s Review Rating:

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Hi, I'm Thom and I just got off the Nordica Hell-and-Back. 5 out of 5. Just a fantastic ski. 98 under foot so it's ultra-versatile. It can rip hard pack. It can ski crud. It can ski bumps. It can ski soft snow. It's got tons of power, tons of edge hold but it doesn't require that you absolutely hammer on this ski. You can ski it was a really light touch. It responds to medium speeds really well but when you really just want to give it, it's got everything you need: edge hold, power, smoothness. It's really designed for your high level intermediate through expert skier who wants one ski to shred the whole hill.

 

Trey R.'s Review Rating:

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Hi, this is Trey. Just got done skiing the Hell-and-Back from Nordica. This for sure is a 5 out of 5 star ski for me. I skied the one that's a little narrower than this and I thought this was the narrow one. That's how quick it is edge-to-edge yet it's still playful and stable and a little bit wider so you can get through any kind of snow conditions, pretty much do anything you want with it and it's going to be there for you. Links turns really easy. It's forgiving in the bumps but you can still get a lot of power out of it when you're ripping big carves on groomers. So, yeah, I love this ski. 5 out of 5 stars.

 

Kevin P.'s Review Rating:

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Hi, I'm Kevin. I just got off the Nordica Hell-and-Back. I give this ski 4.5 out of 5 stars. It was a really great all-mountain ski. Very stable. Tons of edge grip. Very quick on the transition from edge-to-edge, from turn-to-turn. The only thing that I didn't really like is, for me, I like a little bit of early rise in the tail and this has a pretty flat tail to it. So it really locked me into that turn, into that carve. It's not that it wasn't hard to break it loose, it just didn't have as loose of a feeling as I necessarily prefer but for that guy that likes the traditional all-mountain ski that's looking for something that's wide enough where he can ski the whole mountain: powder, groomed, trails, crud, everything, definitely one of the best option out there.

 

Kyle M.'s Review Rating:

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Hey, I'm Kyle. I just got off the Nordica Hell-and-Back. I really like this ski, I gave it a 4 out of 5. It was a great solid ski to do really everything on the mountain with. It held a great edge at speed. It was really easy to be able maneuver at lower speeds too so if you kind of ski in a range of speeds and terrain, this ski is really great for whatever you're trying to do. I give it a 4 out of 5.

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