Maybe the Blizzard Latigo Ski isn't as fat as most of its brothers in Blizzard's Freemountain Ti line, but it makes up for its relatively narrow width by being super quick through bumps and trees, powerfully edgy on groomers, and plenty fast enough to give strong intermediate skiers a perma-grin all over the mountain. It all starts with Blizzard's Flipcore, which, unlike traditional cores that are pressed in a cambered mold, presses the core into a mildly rockered shape from the very start. This gives the Latigo a snappy, lively feel, which is boosted by two layers of Titanal that stiffen things up and give the ski plenty of power and edge grip. Traditional camber underfoot lets you carve the Latigo like you're riding rails, while mild rocker in the tip and tail make it easier to initiate turns and ride over rough, choppy snow on the lightning-quick sintered graphite base. It's also built with a classic sandwich construction, which helps direct power to the edges and takes a beating without slowing down.