DPS Wailer 106 Tour1 Skis 2019

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Behold DPS flagship new ski, the DPS Wailer 106 Tour1 Skis. The centerpiece of their new Chassis Design ideology, the Wailer 106 is just about up for anything. This new philosophy centers around the concept that a ski should be built from your center of balance outwards, using variable material types, thicknesses, and shaping, rather than simply laying material down on a pre-determined mold, "sandwich" style. In the case of the DPS Wailer 106 Tour1 Skis, the combination of Tour1 construction and Chassis design creates a ski that is ideally suited for objective-oriented touring, ideally with fresh snow. The DPS Wailer 106 Tour1 Skis are extremely light, but deliver versatility and efficiency on the way down - a harmonious combination of sidecut and rocker profile that reacts to your every move.

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Rocker Type

Rocker / Camber / Rocker


Paddle TechTapered, flatter sidecut section that blends at the contact points. It's the special ingredient that drives a uniquely smooth and intuitive sense of turn shape.


Chassis DesignIn ski design, there is a conventional hierarchy of variables that drive the end shape. DPS has re-prioritized and reorganized these drivers so that the design now starts directly under your foot and moves outward to the tip and tail, as opposed to overlaying flex patterns on pre-drawn shapes. The result is an optimized relationship between the flex pattern and sidecut that is perfected through testing, and then mathematically translated across every model in the lineup. The goal is to create a distinct DPS feel that can be sensed in every ski from the Cassiar 82 all the way to the Lotus 124.


Tour1 Core | Balsa + CarbonTour1 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 the 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 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?


Full Cap Textured Polyamide Top

Pure Prepreg Carbon Laminates

Fiberglass Tour1 Laminate


Fastest & Hardest World Cup Race Bases


Narrow Profile Rockwell 48c Edges

Binding Compatibility

We recommend a brake width equal to or at most 15 mm wider than the ski waist width.


  • Terrain: Alpine Touring More 
  • Skis: No Bindings
  • Ability Level: Advanced-Expert More 
  • Rocker Type: Rocker/Camber/Rocker More 
  • Turning Radius: Medium More 
  • Core/Laminates: Carbon, Wood
  • Tail Type: Partial Twin Tip More 
  • Made in the USA: Yes
  • Warranty: 2 Years
Size (cm) 168 178 185
Tip Width (mm) 133 135
Waist Width (mm) 106 106
Tail Width (mm) 122 124
Turning Radius (m) 18 18
Indiv. Ski Weight (g) 1440



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