A traditional manufacturing method that provides strength, durability, good grip and edge hold. Sidewalls protect the sides of the sandwich core, and increase a ski's torsional stiffness and therefore edge control and pop. Added micro-cap increases the durability of the topsheet.
Blended transition zones" use complex curve geometries where both positive/negative sidecut and where rocker/camber meet to make turn initiation fluid yet the whole ski more stable and controllable in all conditions.
At ease in powder, crud and narrow couloirs alike, the Chapter 116 is a peerless backcountry twin tip ski. Generous sidecut and transition zone technology let you turn on a dime should things get hairy, whilst the 116mm waist and slight rocker in the tip and tail let you get your surf on when the tide is high. Slight camber underfoot and solid poplar/ash core let you rock out piste turns on the way home