Owen Hall-Kocho


Job Title: SkiEssentials.com Customer Service Rep
Ski Ability: Advanced
Years XC Skiing: 5
Average # of Days per Year: 50+
Preferred XC Skiing: Touring
What does your ideal day look like? Bolton to Trapp Family Lodge traverse with sunny 20 degree weather.
Current Nordic ski(s) of choice: Rossignol EVO 65 OT
Boots used for test: Rossignol Pursuit 8
Other hobbies/sports: Ice hockey, golf, alpine skiing
Most important gear for Nordic skiing: Boots
Most memorable moment on skis: Backcountry touring on Cascade Volcanos

Skis Tested

2020 Alpina Control 64NW Premium

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

2020 Alpina Frontier S Skin Premium

Dimensions: 50/45/48 mm Lengths: 166, 174, 182, 190 cm

2020 Fischer Carbonlite Skate Plus

Dimensions: 41/44/44 mm Lengths: 171, 176, 181, 186, 191 cm

2020 Fischer Orbiter EF IFP

Dimensions: 48/44/46 mm Lengths: 174, 184, 189 cm

2020 Rossignol Delta Comp R-Skin

Dimensions: 40/44/44/44 Lengths: 186, 191, 198, 203, 208 mm

2020 Rossignol Evo XC 60

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

2020 Rossignol X-IUM Skating Premium S2

Dimensions: 40/44/43/43 Lengths: 174, 181, 187, 193 cm