2023 Stockli Stormrider 88 Skis w/ Tyrolia Attack2 14 GW Bindings
Stockli Stormrider 88 Skis with Bindings
Stockli has sat at the pinnacle of quality and precision for quite some time now and when you click into one of their skis, it's easy to see why they developed such a fanatical following over the years. The Stormrider 88 has been a staple in Stockli's product collection for a few years at this point, and this year it returns with a few subtle tweaks to improve the effectiveness of the ski in softer snow without compromising its power and stability on firmer snow. A wood core and two sheets of metal laid overtop the core give the ski a very balanced and uniform flex. While not the stiffest ski its category, the Stormrider 88 provides one of the smoothest ski experiences out there. A full sidewall built from what Stockli calls a Polywall does a phenomenal job at helping to keep the ski quiet by absorbing impacts and vibrations. New to the Stormrider 88 this season is Stockli's new Freeride Tip Technology which is a lighter more elongated tip intended to increase float without sacrificing power or edge hold. The result is a more well-rounded ski. For skiers who prioritize groomed or firmer snow in their daily skiing preferences, the Stormrider 88 skis with bindings would be a great daily-driver option.
- Sidecut: 128/88/114 mm at all lengths
- Radius: 18.4 meters at 175 cm length
- Core: Light Wood Core
- Full Sidewall Construction
- Rocker Camber Rocker Profile
- Titanal Laminates
- Solid Metal Edge
- Ability Level: Advanced to Expert Skiers
All-Mountain • Groomers
I believe we have them correctly paired with the Tyrolia Attack 13 bindings, although a Marker Griffon would do the trick as well. Have fun!
The thing that impresses us the most about the Stockli Stormrider 88 is the range. Whereas the Kendo/Mantra has to be operated at a higher speed to access full performance, the Stockli can be used at a variety of speeds and still make clean carved turns. I'd recommend the Stormrider 88 in the 166 for your stats and application. Have fun!
Intermediate skier, Summit County Colorado, 80% frontside, 20% inbound glades & bowls. My tendency is to cruise the slopes at around 15 mph, occasionally will step it up to 25 mph in the steeps. Definitely not a speed demon.
If you get a Pagoda Piste 90 RP, you're getting the 15-meter turn radius, which will be great for your style and application. The Stormrider 88, however, is more versatile and a stronger overall ski. Given your description, it feels to me that the DPS is a better fit, but you're dealing with two very nice choices here.