Back again for 2020, the Nordica Enforcer 93 continues its dominance at the top of the all-mountain class. These things are the perfect shape and have such a versatile rocker profile, that it’s hard to imagine a more versatile ski our a more deserving ski for the one-ski quiver title. Built with a wood core, two sheets of metal, and carbon stringers, these things are all business from a construction standpoint. The shape is a bit more playful, with the blunt nose and the slightly turned-up tail, the Enforcer 93 is a strong performer in any and all conditions and terrain. The 18.5-meter turn radius at the 185 length is great for a combination of long and short turns, and our testers continue to be amazed and overjoyed with the performance and versatility of these great skis.
Mike Thomas skied the 185 and found it to be the correct size for him. He’s pretty much all 5’s down the board with the exception of a 3 for forgiveness. Since the ski is quite stiff, this is not a shock. He describes the ski in a creative and fun way: “This is my ‘desert island’ ski. If I could only ski one ski for the rest of my life, I think I’d pick this one. It does everything I want a ski to do and it does it with style.” Top-notch description, Mike!
Rick Randall says his 185 tester has “great edge hold, is quick edge to edge, can ski short to long radius turns. It’s a great all-mountain ski for advanced skiers. The rocker profile works really well and doesn’t have much vertical movement and as a result, stays pretty quiet. The tighter turn radius works really well here (at Stowe) in the east with narrow trails, and just makes it a very versatile ski. Another home run from Nordica.” Well put, Rick!
Noah Labow is a playful skier, and his 177 cm test length was appropriate for him. He calls it a “great every day ski. It preferred ripping at high speeds, but the adequate tip rocker made it nice for most turn shapes.” In terms of the stiffness of the ski, “this ski is all there.” Good stuff, Noah!
Also on the 177, Dave Carter liked the length, and gave the skis all 4’s out of 5, right down the line. “A real solid all-around ski. Holds well and is agile enough to work in a variety of conditions and terrain.” As any good all-mountain ski should, David!
Brad Moskowitz calls his 177 “strong and powerful, yet quick enough edge to edge. Super-fun and strong ski for an expert skier who can drive them.” Yes, Brad, they do have that upper-end feel for sure.
Skiing the 185, Brooks Curran loved the edge hold and overall impression. He calls the Enforcer 93 “smooth and consistent, great across a huge range of conditions. Loves turns of all shapes and comes to life with a bit of speed.” This kind of echoes Brad’s take that the ski is better suited for advanced and expert skiers who know how to drive a ski.
It’s nice to let the testers do the talking, especially with a long-running ski like the Enforcer 93, where a lot has been said about it in general terms, but we like to get the specifics form as many different testers as we can. This helps skiers make better informed decisions on their next pair (or pairs) of skis. For many advanced and expert skiers, the conversation begins and ends with the Nordica Enforcer 93.