Blizzard Brahma Ski

A daily driver for East or West coast.

The Blizzard Brahma Ski is a moderately sized freeride machine that's ready to charge in any condition. Designed with camber underfoot to rail on hardpack, the Brahma rocks the frontside scene, but boasts rocker in the tip and tail to let you ride off the trail and get funky in the soft stuff. The poplar and beech wood core offers a smooth flex for fluid and stable turning, and an added sheet of Titanal keeps vibrations to a minimum, because no matter where you go on the mountain, you're going there fast.

The Flipcore construction means the Brahma is actually built in an upside-down mold, so the downward side forms a natural tip and tail rocker, without having to be bent artificially to produce the tip and tail rocker. The result is a natural flex and lightweight flotation in powder, but the Brahma doesn't lose the stability and control needed when you're skiing in firmer conditions. A friendly 88mm waist will please both Appalachian and Rocky Mountain skiers by giving you enough width to get out and explore off-piste, but won't be too clunky when you decide to lay em' on edge on the frontside. The sandwich sidewall construction directs power directly to the edges for serious carving and a solid feel when losing an edge just isn't an option.

  • Rockered tip and tail with camber underfoot
  • Beech and poplar Flipcore
  • Sandwich construction
  • Full sidewalls
  • Titanal laminate
  • Reviews
  • Q & A

Great ski

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

This is my first time owning skis and I wanted something that would do everything. I'm in New England so we mostly have hard groomed trails but when we are lucky enough to have fresh powder I wanted something that could handle that too. First time using them I was in VT for four days. This do have great pop in turns when I'm trying to rip a turn. I'm a level II skier and I'm 6' tall and I bought the 180. These are a little longer than I used to rent but I love them. I paired these with Marker Griffin bindings which are working out great.

Great ski

Yes! I'm stoked for you. Thanks so much for this review, Kristin.

Brahma!

Perfect Ski for me - level 6/7

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

For me, a level 6/7 skier (aggressive II depending on which scale you use) who lives in the midwest (MN), but gets out West 1-2 times a season. I wanted something where I wouldn't need multiple skis as I live in a small condo with little storage, so after lots of research I landed on these. Perfect all-mountain ski for my ability and where I ski in MN (out west I get to CO, MT and BC). Does well on groomers, in powder and even in icy crap that we can get in the midwest. The weight really stood out as to how much lighter they were than my old Solomon skis, and have more agility and pop through turns. At this rate, my next pair of boards will again be Blizzards.

Nice review Shane!