Alli Ruschp


Job Title: SkiEssentials.com Marketplace Manager
Ski Ability: Intermediate
Years XC Skiing: XC skied when I was younger, but haven’t in years
Average # of Days per Year: 2-5
Preferred XC Skiing: Classic and Skate
What does your ideal day look like? Sunny and 25 degree weather with friends on the trails!
Current Nordic ski(s) of choice: Not applicable
Boots used for test: Fischer XC Control, Fischer RCS Combi
Other hobbies/sports: Alpine skiing, swimming, hiking
Most important gear for Nordic skiing: Skida headband, breathable layers
Most memorable moment on skis: My whole life!

Skis Tested

2020 Alpina Control 64E NW Premium

Dimensions: 64/52/60 mm Lengths: 165, 175, 185, 195 cm

2020 Fischer Affinity Crown My Style

Dimensions: 60/52/58 mm Lengths: 164, 169, 174 cm

2020 Fischer Mystique My Style EF IFP

Dimensions: 50, 46, 48 mm Lengths: 164, 169, 174 cm

2020 Fischer Spider 62 Crown IFP

Dimensions: 62, 52, 60 mm Lengths: 169, 179, 189, 199 cm

2020 Fischer Traverse 78 Crown EZ Skin

Dimensions: 78/61/69 mm Lengths: 169, 179, 189, 199 cm

2020 Rossignol Delta Sport Skate

Dimensions: 40/44/43/43 Lengths: 160, 170, 180, 190 cm

2020 Rossignol EVO Glade 59

Dimensions: 59/55/60 mm Lengths: 166, 176, 186, 196 cm

2020 Rossignol EVO OT 65

Dimensions: 65/53/60 mm Lengths: 165, 175, 185, 195 cm

2020 Rossignol Evo XC 60

Dimensions: 60/50/55 mm Lengths: 166, 176, 186, 196 cm

2020 Salomon Snowscape 7

Dimensions: 59/55/51/55 mm