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Blizzard Viva Magnum 7.4


Blizzard Viva Magnum 7.4

$849 incl IQ-LT 10 CM bindings

Test length (cm): 149 Shape (mm tip-tail): 119/74/102
Turn radius: 13m @ 149cm Lengths: 149, 156, 163
Comments: Handles well at medium pace, seemed to be itching to take off, but got skittish when it did; Navena. Handles beautifully at medium speeds on medium terrain; Susie.
Verdict: Well-priced option for intermediate-level cruisers.

theSKImag ratings
Stability: Turns:  
Liveliness: Short
Versatility: Med
Edge grip: Long
       
Snow:   Skier type:  
Powder Corduroy cruiser
Crud Supertrail carver
Heavy All mt adventurer
Corduroy Powder hunter
Ice Bump tragic
  Park/pipe

 

jim darby/the snow biz
There's a lot to like about ski lifts, and the people who make them.

arnie wilson/from the alps
Life is full of ironies. The Alps got the snow and Russia got the Olympics.

go flip/flip byrnes
Meet the fashion victims; a whole winter world of them.


There's a lot to like about ski lifts, and the people who make them.

Life is full of ironies. The Alps got the snow and Russia got the Olympics.

Meet the fashion victims; a whole winter world of them.