To celebrate their 50th anniversary K2 has brought back a familiar graphic for the Impact. If you are a strong intermediate or an advanced skier who will be mostly on the groomers, but not afraid to venture into the ungroomed terrain sometimes the Impact will be perfect for you. The Progressive Sidecut makes all turn shapes easier especially in variable snow conditions. Hybritech Sidewalls add some toughness to the ski, and will give you better edge grip on firm snow or ice. The Triaxial Braided Fir/Aspen wood core has the Carbon Web Construction. The Carbon Web is woven strands that are laid at precise angles that add additional level of torsional rigidity on the secondary core. It also keeps the ski light and adds strength. The All Terrain Rocker will improve your control in all snow conditions. Tip rocker will help you engage turns quicker on the hard pack, float better in powder and give you a smoother ride in variable snow. A Mod Monic Dampening System reduces the vibrations that are caused by chatter when skiing fast or on firm snow. At 80mm underfoot the Impact has the waist width to float in light powder, turn quick on the groomers, and handle crud.
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A: The K2 AMP Impact 50th Anniversary 5500 skis will be mens skis. Womens skis are cut lighter and are designed to work better with a womans lower center of gravity; some even include other technologies specifically designed for women.