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K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013

(17 Reviews) sku# 57506
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$279.97 - Sale Orig: $649.95

Product Info

The K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis upholds high-end performance with a Titanal construction with the benefits of an optimal 80mm waist. Combined with All-Terrain Rocker™, the Rictor becomes the ultimate all-mountain charger. Expert skiers will love the versatility of being able to tackle off-trail crud or corduroy groomers.

Product Details

Shape

All-Terrain Rocker™Designed for all snow conditions, featuring an elevated tip for variable and soft snow performance and camber underfoot for power, energy, and edgehold in firmer conditions.

Progressive SidecutA combination of two different radii that enhances the versatility of wider-waist skis. This guarantees improved turn initiation and hard-snow performance.

Construction

Aspen/Paulownia CoreAspen is known for its inherent strength and durability, while the Paulownia is eco-friendly and lightweight.

Metal LaminateConsists of 2 sheets of lightweight Titanal running the length of the ski. Alternating layers of fiberglass and Titanal sandwich the wood core to provide dampened, accurate, and unshakable performance.

Hybritech Sidewall ConstructionBuilt into the wider waisted Side models and combines the accuracy and powerful performance of a sidewall underfoot with the lightweight and smooth turn initiation feeling of a cap.

Additional Features

Mod TechnologyA high-performance suspension system that absorbs vibrations and impact loads along the entire ski, providing stronger edge hold, power, and control. Mod is a secondary core that flexes and moves on top of the primary core, leaving the overall ski flex unaffected.

Mod MonicA focused mass-dampener made of a solid zinc mass that focuses mass dampening at a targeted location on the Mod structure.

Binding Compatibility

BINDING NOT INCLUDED.

We recommend a brake width that is equal to the ski waist width and at most 15 mm wider.

Specs

  • Terrain: All-Mountain, Carving More 
  • Ability Level: Advanced-Expert More 
  • Rocker Type: Rocker/Camber More 
  • Turning Radius: Short More 
  • Core/Laminates: Wood
  • Tail Type: Flat More 
  • Ski Awards: Ski Magazine Gold Medal Gear
  • Series: A.M.P.
  • Warranty: 1 Year
Size (cm) 160
Tip Width (mm) 127
Waist Width (mm) 80
Tail Width (mm) 109
Turning Radius (m)  

Reviews

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K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013
 
4.7

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good carving ability (15)
  • Good grip (15)
  • Smooth ride (12)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Durable (6)

Cons

  • Heavy (4)

Best Uses

  • Downhill (14)
  • Groomed terrain (14)
  • Powder skiing (5)
  • Moguls (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (8), Intermediate (5), Expert (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (14), Yes (3)

Reviewed by 17 customers

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4.0

Effective in multiple comditions

By 

from Orange County, CA

About Me Expert

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Carving Ability
  • Good Grip

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Groomed Terrain

Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

Good on groomers, even decent velocity retention in the slush at Big Bear. Bites and holds on glass. Good value for $.

Service and delivery comments:

Skis arrived in 2 days to southern cal. Arrived in good condition. Sound packaging could clearly protect from rigors of UPS.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

My son loves these skis

By 

from boston

About Me Intermediate

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Carving Ability
  • Good Grip
  • Smooth Ride

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Downhill

    Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

    Deliver was great. Were here in 2days notice just in time for Christmas!!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    4.0

    No better bang for your buck

    By 

    from Montgomery < NY

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Carving Ability
    • Good Grip
    • Lightweight
    • Price
    • Scratch Resistant
    • Smooth Ride
    • Style
    • Value

    Cons

    • Not Twin Tip

    Best Uses

    • Downhill
    • Groomed Terrain
    • Moguls
    • Riding North East Usa

    Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

    Great for intermediate/advanced skier. Value can't be beat. Good for speed and rough turns. Optimal on groomed powder but can step out of it element. Did a little back country in Vermont and they held up just fine. My only issue is that they are not twin tipped and don't worry they make up for it. Also.... The pics do these skis no justice! These skis are so sexy in person and look great on the mountain. Another great ski by K2.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great Skis!

    By 

    from New York, New York

    About Me Intermediate

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Good Carving Ability
    • Smooth Ride

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Downhill
    • Groomed Terrain
    • Powder Skiing

    Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

    Skis are great, I have been renting them for the last 5 years when I go out west and I am delighted that I finally purchased a pair of my own. Skis are very good at carving and make the ride very enjoyable. I am very happy with the incredible price I got them for from EVO. No complaints here, solid choice for a good all around ski.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Delivery was free and came well packed and in a timely manner!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    K2 Rictor Review

    By 

    from Seattle, WA

    About Me Expert

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Carving Ability
    • Great Flotation
    • Smooth Ride

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Downhill
      • Groomed Terrain
      • Powder Skiing

      Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

      Great versatile skis. I use them on groomers, and in the back country, and could not be happier! Handles all types of terrain and conditions well.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Great product and price

      By 

      from Whitefish. MT

      About Me Expert

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Carving Ability
      • Good Grip
      • Great Flotation

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Downhill
        • Groomed Terrain

        Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

        Great carving skis

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Excellent Ski

        By 

        from East Boothbay, ME

        About Me Expert

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Good Carving Ability
        • Good Grip
        • Great Flotation
        • Lightweight
        • Smooth Ride

        Cons

        • No cons

        Best Uses

        • Downhill
        • Groomed Terrain
        • Powder Skiing

        Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

        Great ski for Sugarloaf. The beast of the East.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        dope skis

        By 

        from nyc

        About Me Intermediate

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Good Carving Ability
        • Good Grip

        Cons

        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Downhill
        • Groomed Terrain

        Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

        these skis are the shiz, not a lot of chatter, used them about 3 times so far and loving them. feel good carving, don't do too bad switch either.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        What a great ski

        By 

        from Florida

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Grip
        • Great Flotation
        • Lightweight
        • Smooth Ride

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Downhill
          • Groomed Terrain
          • Moguls
          • Powder Skiing

          Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

          Great on grommers
          Good in powder

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          great skis

          By 

          from Clifton,NJ

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Good Carving Ability
          • Good Grip
          • Lightweight
          • Smooth Ride

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Downhill
            • Groomed Terrain
            • Moguls
            • Powder Skiing
            • Racing

            Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

            Perfect product for all conditions

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Love this ski

            By 

            from San Francisco

            About Me Intermediate

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Carving Ability
            • Good Grip
            • Great Flotation
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

                I am intermediate skier and want to andvance to the next level. Used them for 2 days in Diamond Peak resort. They ride great!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                awesome skis

                By 

                from sandpoint Idaho

                About Me Intermediate

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Good Carving Ability
                • Good Grip
                • Great Flotation

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Downhill

                  Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

                  Love these skis.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  4.0

                  Fun and nimble

                  By 

                  from Northern MI

                  About Me Advanced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Float Decent
                  • Good Grip
                  • Lightweight
                  • Smooth Ride

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Day Cruising
                    • Downhill
                    • Groomed Terrain

                    Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

                    Good front side ski that can deal with some trees and pow. They ski kinda short from the tip rocker and don't grip like a racing ski, but you can still carve on hardpack and get decent edge in. Turn initiation is smooth and easy. A good choice for the advancing intermediate to advanced skier that just likes to cruise and have fun.

                    The only bad is ice grip, will be trying a more aggressive tune to see if it helps. But it's not really the purpose of a ski like this anyway.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    What a difference new skis make!

                    By 

                    from Pasadena, CA

                    About Me Advanced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Carving Ability
                    • Good Grip
                    • Smooth Ride

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Downhill
                      • Groomed Terrain

                      Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

                      Just got these for Christmas and couldn't wait to get bindings mounted (Griffons) and get on the hill. First impression is...wow! Typical early season conditions for Southern California, mostly made snow on the groomers with some icy spots. I pointed the Rictors down the hill and felt like I was shot out of a cannon. Incredibly stable, tight turning, they did everything I asked of them on a day for speed. Can't wait for a powder day in the trees!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes
                       
                      5.0

                      Great all mountain ski

                      By 

                      from Snowmass village, CO

                      About Me Advanced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Carving Ability
                      • Good Grip
                      • Lightweight
                      • Smooth Ride

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Groomed Terrain

                        Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

                        These skis are great, very forgiving, allow one to not always be on them but still enjoy the easy ride without paying for it. They carve easy, turn easy, and hold a great edge. I consider them an intermediate ski, not an advanced or expert. They are capable of smooth, high speed cruising, but do well in the trees and in deeper snow. Highly recommend them if you want one pair of skis to have fun with but also can challenge a more advanced skier.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        Superb Skis!

                        By 

                        from New York, NY

                        About Me Advanced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good Carving Ability
                        • Good Grip
                        • Smooth Ride

                        Cons

                        • Heavy

                        Best Uses

                        • Downhill
                        • Groomed Terrain
                        • Moguls

                        Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

                        I received these skis as a gift. I used them for a 4-day ski trip in Vermont in late December. They are amazing skis! Excellent carving and excellent grip on hard pack. Also very good in the moguls. Not sure yet how they will handle in powder or crud but so far so good.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes
                         
                        5.0

                        Great Ski's

                        By 

                        from McCall, ID

                        About Me Advanced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good Carving Ability
                        • Good Grip
                        • Smooth Ride

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Downhill
                          • Groomed Terrain

                          Comments about K2 A.M.P. Rictor Skis 2013:

                          Hot boxed waxed and tuned, these ski's are light and carve exceptionally well on groomed slopes. I have had a very enjoyable winter using these ski's.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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