DPS is proud to announce a new chapter in the carbon ski revolution by introducing a fourth construction option to its lineup. Tour1 is a targeted lightweight backcountry build that emphasizes fast ascents and class-leading downhill performance. It is significantly lighter than Pure3, DPS’ flagship construction. Whereas Pure3 is ultimate in advanced ultra-powerful carbon ski technology, Tour1 skis are comparable in weight to the lightest backcountry-specific touring skis on the market while offering competitive differentiation by exhibiting superior, class-leading torsional stiffness, unmatched edge grip and dampening via a proprietary new Tour1 specific aerospace carbon laminate. Why invest energy in long tours if you are forced to ride floppy touring skis that sap the performance and fun out of the descent?
The Nina has always been an amazingly versatile shape—particularly for smaller or lighter women. Even at 99mm underfoot, the tapered footprint combined with an aggressive rocker profile provides enough lift to function as a true deep snow planing machine, while still providing powerful, real world grip on mixed snow. The Nina has a wonderful do-it-all Swiss Army knife-like breadth that can function as a one ski quiver in all snow types. This Dreamtime-exclusive Powderworks Tour1 version incorporates its award-winning layup, providing a major upgrade for your touring quiver for the coming season. Weighing only 1,225 grams (per ski) in a 168cm, the Powderworks Tour1 Nina 99 is unmatched on the ascent, with all the power and performance of Tour1 chassis for the widest of smiles on the descent. Enjoy!