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Volkl Gotama Skis

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The Gotama is a very versatile big mountain ski perfect as an everyday ski for places that receive 250 inches of annual snow or more. For this reason it is often found on the feet of strong intermediate to expert level skiers who prefer off-piste terrain with the occasional groomer for warm up. Using a Multi Layer Sensorwood core the Gotama creates a unique blend between charging power, playful liveliness, and decent groomed terrain performance. At a sizable 107mm underfoot the Gotama certainly has the ability to float in soft snow and handle larger snowfalls but stays under the 110 mark meaning it still has some edge to edge quickness keeping it from feeling cumbersome on hardpack. Another reason for the versatility of the Gotama is the Power Construction which takes a traditional race build and replaces the metal with carbon fiber. This leave the Gotama with a lively attitude and tremendous edge hold so once it rolls onto edge there is no doubt it will hold no matter the snow pack. To truly dial the Gotama in for off piste performance it gets ELP Full Rocker, so from tip to tail it is pure rocker with zero camber, meaning it will plane over crud soft snow and crust without a second thought allowing you to either smear and slide or charge in high speed arcs. Also, the ELP Rocker means the Gotama initiates turns with less effort and provides tip to tail edge contact when rolled over for even better grip on groomed and hard pack. Truly a ski that knows no boundaries and suits any skiing style, the Gotama is the definition of Big Mountain versatility.


Skill Range:    


  • Multi Layer Sensorwood Core - Creates The Perfect Flex For Effortless Float And Carving Ability
  • Power Construction - Vertical Sidewalls With An Internal Torsion Box Provide Tremendous Grip, Stability, and Sensitivity
  • Powered By Carbon - A Carbon Fiber Layer Within The Core Adds Stability, Liveliness, And Snap
  • ELP Full Rocker - Tip To Tail Rocker With Zero Camber For Unlimited Maneuverability In Soft Snow And Clean, Graceful Arcs On Groomed Terrain

Global Attributes

Model Year: 2012
Product ID: 230262

Ski Specifications

Ski Gear Intended Use: All Mountain
Type: All-Mountain Wide Skis (91-110)
Bindings Included: No
What Binding is Included?: None
Binding DIN: None
Binding Weight Range: None
Waist Width: 107mm
Tip/Waist/Tail Widths: 139/107/123mm
Tail Profile: Twin
Rocker: Full Rocker
Turn Radius: 21-29
Actual Turn Radius @ Specified Length: 24.9m (@ 178cm)
Construction Type: Sidewall
Core Material: Wood w/ Carbon
Base Material: Sintered
Used: No
Titanium: No
Special Features: Power Construction
Special Features: Powered By Carbon
Warranty: One Year
Skill Range:
Model Year: 2012
Model Number: 111444 178
Product ID: 230262

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xoiliox
From : Breckendridge,
Date : Mar 06, 2014
PROS :
  • Precision Lines
  • Very stable at high speed
  • Smooth Ride
  • Good Grip
  • Gobbles Up All Terrain
CONS :
  • Durability
  • Heavy
BEST USES :
  • Powder
  • Skiing Backwards
  • Downhill
  • All Mountain
  • CRUD
4.0
interesting pair of skis
Comments:
I'm halfway through my second season on these Gotamas. I believe I have around 35 days on them. They have definitely grown on me. The good: Probably the most remarkable thing I've noticed is how they gobble up pretty much everything. They're way too chunky for actually skiing through moguls, but it seems like every good tree run ends up in the bumps. With these there's no need to worry or even adj
 
WAS THIS A GIFT? : 
  • No
 
BOTTOM LINE : 
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
 
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