DPS Pagoda Tour 87 C2 Ski (2022)
Vert Vert and more Vert is the motto of the DPS Pagoda Tour 87 C2 Ski. Make no mistake- and the DPS Pagoda Tour 87 C2 can still break trail despite being a firm snow and uphill charger. DPS has founded a reputation of aerospace grade quality and manufacturing, and the DPS Pagoda Tour 87 C2 ski is no exception- an uphill ski for the ages.
Pagoda, DPS's new full sidewall touring specific layup, stokes the smoothness factor on the mid sized C2 shape. With a brand new C2 chassis, and the new Pagoda technology, DPS has hit gold again with a perfect balance of a lightly rockered tip and tail with lengthy edge contact. How do you get such high performance at such a light weight? DPS concludes that both the selection of materials and how they are layered defines this next level technology. By mixing two layers of different wood spliced with aerospace grade foam, and sandwiching them between brand new proprietary pre-preg carbon laminates, the Pagoda Tour family does the impossible- the skis are light on the up without sacrificing fun for the down.
DPS has worked hard in the lab and on mountain to fine-tune optimum geometric ratios for sidecut and flex pattern, and the 87 C2 reflects the most current blend of smoothness, balance, and power; in an all-mountain, everyday shape designed for making multi-radius turns in all snow conditions.
The Pagoda Tour 87 C2 comes in 4 lengths (157cm, 165cm, 171cm, 178cm), with turn radii varying from 16.5m to 18m.
Made in the USA.
I bought the ski for climbing oriented ski touring in unfavorable conditions and could try it last weekend. The ski is superlight and climbs amazingly, 100% as expected. It is a stable ski downhill and there is little chatter. In deeper snow it has its limitations, but I think that is a clear when you buy such a ski that it is not a powdermonster :-).
Light weight and stable on the trip up. Wonderful in powder - reminds me of my Head Core 93. Good carver. Definitely get the DPS bindings as well
Due to covid we’re not able to travel is so have to wait for our season and Hopefully it will come sooner rather than later but the gear arrived safely on time thank you Cripple Creek