We love the DPS Wailer 99 for powder skiing. In particular, how does this ski cope with rough conditions like crud and harder snow? For the 2016-17 the hybrid version of this ski is only available in the Hybrid T2 Metal version. It was a clear upgrade from the older Wailer 99 shape, with less of a banana rocker and more of a tool for moving precisely through terrain. SE, Hi! This season they added a new edition – the Wailer 112 Tour 1. Unanimously, testers agreed that this ski thrives in soft snow and deserves special attention for that alone, but it stands out above the Armada TST, Nordica NRGy 100, and the K2 Pinnacle 95, the three other skis we consider to be best suited for soft-snow conditions. We were initially surprised that the Wailer was so stable and capable on-piste. 2019 DPS Wailer 99, 106, and 112 Ski Review with Powder7. This choice is based on several criteria: ability level, color, turn radius, length, waist width, tip width, tail width, tail type, core, camber, laminates, construction, terrain, weight, and warranty, among other things. The Wailer is a tough snow specialist, employing experimental, non-traditional geometry (let's call it "bent French Fry" tip and tail rocker) that makes the ski remarkably easy to turn in nearly any kind of snow. Chance finding enough soft pockets to still bounce around on the Wailer 99. What are your thoughts on the DPS compared to the Mantra, and what size of the DPS would work best for me? Hi Connor! Based out of Salt Lake City, it makes sense that they would design skis to float effortlessly through all of that bottomless Utah powder. The Wailer 112RP is the world’s most versatile ski. Should I be worried about holding an edge given my weight on these skis? They did, however, say that this new version of the Alchemist construction has a more balanced and more refined flex pattern. And now you don’t have to ride lifts or pay the price on the uphill. With that said, we're excited to share our review of the new 2020 DPS Wailer 100 Alchemist RP. The ski is surfy and floats really well. We only make money if you purchase a product through our links, and we never accept free products from manufacturers. This rockered and early tapered shape typically provides a very maneuverable ski, and that's even something that, in my opinion, has become synonymous with most DPS skis. SE, SE, That's okay, because there are plenty of skis out there for those people. I consider it best for someone who is always seeking out the most challenging lines and always looking to push their ability in un-groomed terrain, but from a technical standpoint more than pure speed. If you are proficient at carving or want to be, look no further! You'll love them! I don't think the edge grip will be an issue with the Wailer, except on steep and very icy terrain--they're pretty precise. Hi Peter! DPS Wailer 112 Tour 1 Review. -very good in soft bumps Wow, this ski sounds really interesting. Really amazing skis in all conditions and terrain. Slightly softer than the Pure3 line, the Wailer 99 Tour1s maintain a high degree of torsional stiffness and still ski like a dream. Question is, with a 15m radius will I be able to open it up a little bit and make bigger carving turns with it? For a bit of added stability, I'd go with the 179. Have fun! SE. I’m 5’9, 165lb intermediate skier. GearLab is reader-supported. The DPS Skis Wailer T99 Ski is a lightweight, versatile, and high-quality backcountry ski. Back again to bother you with a follow-up: I've added the Bent Chetler 100 (180cm) to serious consideration along with the Sky 7 and Alchemist Wailer 100 and was curious if you think the BC 100 could be a good compromise in quality/playfulness as well as price. Taking their experience of creating the now legendary Lotus series of skis, DPS released the Wailer series in 2010. I know the 2021 Nordica Enforcer 100/94 is soon to be released, and y’all are the only review I’ve seen thus far. I am 5'8" 143 lbs, advanced to expert skier. I tested the 179, and while it was fine, I did want some extra ski in the tips and tails. Wow this sounds like a fun ski. Bumps happen. The swing weight is noticeable as soon as you click into them. Meant to excel in powder, variable snow, steep terrain and hardpack (that means everywhere) the Foundation Wailer 99 can be relied on day-in and day-out—like your favorite pair of pants or a bottle of top-shelf bourbon. We asked testers to share their general impressions of a ski after they spent some time on it. Our Top Pick awards usually go to products that are the best tool for a very specific purpose. Level: Advanced / Expert. Final takes on the DPS Wailer 100 Tour. Have fun! I ski everything, but prefer off-piste when soft, and soft bumps, but also love high edge angle carve turns on … -ideal western all-mountain single quiver ski. DPS Wailer 99 Tour 1 Ski Review At the 2015 SIA Snow Show in Denver this past February I was fortunate enough to see and then try out the Wailer 99 from DPS Skis. Testers in that review also revered the Wailer's soft snow performance. Privacy | Cookies | Terms, The world's most in-depth and scientific reviews of gear. I am 6/2 220, and I skied the 179, and while I'd purchase the longer length for myself, I did find the shorter ski to be remarkably stable and fun. Great for breaking trail. I have a Stockli Laser AX 168cm as my groomer and resort ski. Are you looking for a similar DPS? The Mantra relied on its rocker and stiffness to bust through tough conditions. Alchemist Wailer 100 RP is a new feature of the DPS Wailer series. If you're more mellow and prefer slower speeds, then the 171 wouldn't be out of the question either, but I'd guess either size will work just fine. Let us know! Skis like this, especially in un-groomed terrain and softer snow, respond to skier input super quickly. 5 . The DPS Wailer 99 Hybrid is a very expensive ski. A bit of a learning curve, I thought, but once you get it, it's pretty sweet. Losing effective edge length and contact with the snow typically results in a fairly unstable feel for me, especially on firm snow, but the Wailer 100 Alchemist RP feels smooth and relatively powerful. Hey Travis, despite the similar waist widths these two DPS offerings are in fact quite different! Discussion in 'Equipment' started by DPS Driver, Apr 5, 2019. The camber underfoot really saves this ski when things get firm. The DPS Wailer 99 has generous amounts of tip rocker and would be better suited in powder than as one does-it-all, all-mountain ski. DPS Foundation Wailer 99 2018 Ski Review. SE. I normally ski shorter since I’m intermediate growing into advanced (some blues and mainly blacks/and a few doubles) about 6’0” 215 with smaller feet so I felt smaller skis were better since I don’t necessarily bomb runs. The DPS Wailer series houses four models, including the revamped Wailer 112 RP2, which received high tester marks for flotation and low marks for … Very exciting stuff coming out of DPS for next season! The … This is the ski you want to be riding on those days when the mountain seems committed to making you look bad. Featuring a lower tip and tail rocker profile that increases power and stability in mixed snow without compromising the RP‚s legendary versatility, the Wailer 112RP is now endowed with a bigger sweet spot across a larger spee In comparison to the older Wailer 112 RP, the RP2 features lower tip and tail rocker. It's responsive in and out of a carving turn, holds an edge well, and far surpassed my expectations on firm snow for a ski like this. Material on GearLab is copyrighted. There are plenty of similarities, but a lot has changed as well. DPS also makes a women’s-specific version of the ski: the Zelda 106 Tour1. After a month on the F100, I sold both the Rossi and the Bonafide, and deemed them unnecessary! It is generally a pretty soft ski and without the camber these boards would feel way more squirrely. Buy Now From DPS. I ski the 100 in a 184cm. The F100 is the finest all-mountain carving ski I have ridden, and F106 is no slouch. Last winter was no exception. Hope that helps! This goes for relatively forwar leant AT boots (15deg) that are stiff laterally, forward not too much. Hi Jeff, Great review! The kastle are real fun but require me to ski real fast all the time and I want something to compliment them. It's a one-ski quiver for surfing powder, laying trenches on groomers, and slaying crud. I'd go with the 171 for more quickness and maneuverability or the 179 for more stability at speed. The Alchemist is DPS’s current range-topping construction type, taking the old Pure3 and tweaking the carbon compound for better top-end performance and stability. The Wailer is absolutely the best … The F106 has been excellent as well, with over 70 accrued days. The Foundation 99 has a longer sidecut length to engage evolving radii as the ski progressively gets pushed harder and at higher edge angles. And an 18 meter radius at the 184 centimeter length keeps the Wailer 112 nice and snappy for varied terrain. It sounds like you're more of a DPS skier to me, given your stats and desired application. It feels like skiing a much smaller ski. We generally test on the line, unless it's a park ski or something like that. The Secret Weapon – DPS Wailer 112 Ski review. Would you recommend the 171 or 179? 2 . Considering it uses as much rocker and early taper as it does, and considering there's no metal in it, it's staggeringly-good. We liked that the Wailer 99 was still comfortable to ski outside of powder conditions. SE. 2016/2017 DPS Wailer 112 RP2 ski review. DPS skis have traditionally been known for their advanced engineering, attention to quality, and innovative powder shapes. The DPS Wailer 99 was the most suitable powder ski in our all-mountain ski review. Most responses about the Wailer 99 were some amount of surprise about how well this ski handled conditions other than powder. If you're searching for the best big mountain skis in the world, you'd do well to start with the DPS Wailer family. You'll still recognize this bright sherbert colored ski from across a liftline but residing underneath the paintjob is a layer of titanium. Thoughts on that? With its roots in high-performance powder culture, DPS has pioneered the use of aerospace carbon fiber and a sandwich construction to build skis that are lighter, stronger, and more powerful than conventionally-built skis. 184, that is. This is a lot of money! -excellent core durability (I have not found this to be true with other core materials and manufacturers, with the Liberty Genome being the exception and also a bamboo core. Interestingly this “eleven hundred gram” target seems to occur quite often in lighter touring skis. I do not think the 184 will be trouble in tighter turns, as that's part of the reason they cost so much. DPS Wailer 112 Tour 1 Review. Your description for the Wailer 100 seemed somewhat similar. It is very expensive and it does not fit well into our goal of finding an all-mountain ski that excels in all conditions. Not overly aggressive. She enjoys skiing what she calls “balls-deep powder, knee-deep powder and piles of powder from other people’s knees or balls.” Her pick of the test? Last winter was no exception. Ski Statistics - Length (cm) … The DPS Skis Wailer A 112 is an excellent tool for days on the powder, where it gives its best in high-speed turns and on steep slopes. Getting through them may be part of the commute to your favorite stash though, so finding a ski that isn't too much work in the bumps is a small consideration in your ski choice. Please compare these to the Liberty Origin 96. Show original. Despite my prying attempts, DPS kept the details of their construction fairly secret, which is understandable. That said, I was very impressed with the flotation and playfulness of the 100--more so than I thought for sure. The 112mm wide waist hits a sweet spot for powder touring, and DPS has fine-tuned the profile over the years to create a refined but always energetic ski. 1 . No backcountry skier will complain when things match that description; however, few will attain that with any reliable frequency. Give it room to run and it's got a fun surfy feel to it. I am an ambassador for DPS Skis, Skratch Labs, Zeal Optics, Dynafit and the Winter Wildlands Alliance. The Wailer 112 RPC is a close cousin of DPS’s most popular ski, the Wailer 112 RP. We feel as though this ski would be more versatile without quite so much rocker, which would make us feel better about skiing it shorter. It still has the classic DPS shape with its early tapered tips and tails, but it's a little less pronounced than on the 99. DPS WAILER FOUNDATION 112 REVIEW BY KEN REEVE. Not many skiers choose to ski or even have access to big, wide open terrain where they can open up the speed limit. Both are light and capable skis, but the Atomic has a longer turn radius so is a bit more forgiving. The DPS is stiffer, but you can flick it around easier than the Origin, which is a bit slower edge to edge. I'd say the flexibility of the Origin 96 makes it better for trees for a heavier skier, but lighter skiers will prefer the weight-saving DPS and its carbon build. I guess I'm leaning to the 100 for you, as the RP shaping and the profile do make it a better floater than other 100's. The Wailer sounds like a perfect ski for me, except that I am @190 lbs at 6'3". Have fun! The brand’s Alchemist construction fits the bill for this type of skier with two pure pre-preg carbon laminates sandwiching an all-aspen wood core, plus heavy-duty sidewalls and a World Cup-grade race base. -stiff flex. For myself, at 6/2 220, I need the 184 at least, and a 15-meter radius at that length, or even the 189, doesn't quite work well for higher speeds. The DPS prefers shorter turns, so the maneuverability of the skis is off the charts. about 5 yrs old and love them. I loved the composure of the DPS for its weight, but found I couldn't quite let it rip like the Mantra. Product Overview. Talk to a Skier: For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. I ski everything, but prefer off-piste when soft, and soft bumps, but also love high edge angle carve turns on groomers. I have dedicated off-piste skis, so plan on using these primarily for lift service on the West Coast (consolidated, packed mostly with a few lucky powder days sprinkles in) and side country. Dps Wailer 99 Tour1 in 168 weighs 1199 grams per ski. DPS is about the mystery encountered in a slide across deep snow. If you're looking for one pair of skis to do everything and you're comfortable with the DPS price range, it honestly doesn't get much better than this for most skiers. Really love your reviews. We tested the longest size available in the Wailer 99. Sure, they don't manufacture nearly as many skis in a given year as some of the bigger, more established brands, but their designs certainly help push the entire sport in new directions. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. I am looking to get into an all mountain ski that is better in the bumps and trees than some of the big carver skis. For the Cassiar, I was never that impressed, but maybe I just never got on the right one in the right conditions. The 112mm wide waist hits a sweet spot for powder touring, and DPS has fine-tuned the profile over the years to create a refined but always energetic ski. I am 6’1” 185-190 lbs. Note! A five-year ski tester, Marla has teled exclusively for 12 years since her start in Winter Park’s “No Pain, No Jane” bumps. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. DPS claims this revised shape provides stability and increases power—all good things. Freeskier Read the full review. Successor to the ultra-popular powder-farming, Jamaican-band-imitating Wailer ski line. By sizing up a lot in this ski we were able to get a little bit more effective edge out of the Wailer, which skis short. The DPS Wailer 112RP ski was the one ski that made me feel brand new again. If you like skiing tight off-piste terrain, you'll absolutely love this ski. Pure carbon skis that are the ultimate expression of the craft. How does it compare to the Atomic Bent Chetler 100, Hi Matthew! Have fun! But don't let that fool you into thinking the ski has no chops--the dual-carbon laminate is pretty darn stiff, and it's a good thing that the rocker and taper helps make it more turny! The addition of metal to the ski produces a damper, more stable ride that increases performance once the resort has been tracked out. While some testers rated it as an 8 (out of 10), others rated it a 5 or 6. I was a ski instructor and race coach before becoming a guide. I have a good deal of experience on a variety of DPS Alchemist construction as well, and I prefer the added damping (which typically is directly related to higher weight) in the foundation construction. But in those middle sizes, it can be opened up a bit. We see this shape from a lot of other companies these days, and it's something we talk about quite a bit here on Chairlift Chat. I got on the Wailer 112RP, skiing it as much as possible, and desperately trying to find its weaknesses holding off on a review. I have the Elan Fusion SL on the one end, the Ripstick 88 on the other, and the Deacon 80 in the middle. The 100 with the RP build is so incredibly fun, stable, and light--I think you'll get a lot of the same performance and quality out of that ski for sure. The DPS Wailer 99 Hybrid is a very expensive ski. MSRP: $799.00 . Chairlift Chat is the official blog of Skiessentials.com. I say most skiers because there are some people who prefer bigger turns and speed over smaller turns and technical lines. You'll have a silly grin on your face as you lay down perfectly round railroad-track turns down your favorite groomer. This ski is designed for backcountry use, with a great ability to chop through powder, get through difficult snow, and easily turn and change direction. I've always skiied shorter skis since I'm intermediate to advanced, and found that with smaller feet they were easier to control, so 179 would be the longest I've skied -- do you think that is sufficient at 5'11"/6'0", 215lbs or should I really be going with the 184 and growing into them over time? The Ripstick is indeed a "fun" ski! What would be your length recommendation for the DPS Alchemist Wailer 100. This text has been translated by Google Translate. I don't necessarily see this as a positive outside of saving some money. Show original. The DPS Wailer 99 Tour is a Top Pick award winning ski in our comprehensive Backcountry Ski Review. Review: DPS Wailer F100 rp. There is a lot of surface area on this ski to keep you from bogging down. -great stability over inconsistent conditions There's the crux of the RP shaping I think. Salomon QST Myriad 85 Skis - Women's 2020 C 11 Ski Bindings 2020. With its roots in high-performance powder culture, DPS has pioneered the use of aerospace carbon fiber and a sandwich construction to build skis that are lighter, stronger, and more powerful than conventionally-built skis. Maybe compare strengths/weaknesses of the two gens? It's very easy to turn, and is light as well. Added comments: Thanks! It's not a speed-demon, and that's more true in off-piste terrain than on trail, in my opinion. That said, if they made a 181-centimeter version, that'd be my Tour1 of choice. I am a solid intermediate west coast skier. I think I'd go with the 184. HI Jeremy! The stability and vibration damping is down-right impressive, period. They exude a soft snow prowess with a generously rockered shape and other clean lines. -both the F100 and F106 prefer weight forward to neutral position, driving the ski from the tip, and will reward you with high edge angles. Review of DPS 112RP Wailer ski for backcountry skiing after long term testing including ski mountaineering in Patagonia, Argentina. Looking for Some Guidance? It doesn't feel like the tip wants to fold over when you're linking carving turns. Which one would you recommend? -above avg float for width, with its spoon front My hobbies include photography and cooking. Hi Steven! DPS says that the Tour1 construction doesn’t give up too much in the way of lateral rigidity even though it’s a lighter ski. PC: @alwaysadventuring. We suspect that in a shorter size it would have more of the easy turning qualities of the Armada TST. On off-piste days after a storm, its not uncommon to find seemingly unnavigable mogul fields. Jeff, one of our testers, is 5/8 150 and found the 179 to be the right length for him. I also love bamboo core skis for their damping and durability, and is only available in the foundation construction. If I was mounting this ski with a AT binding, and using it as a 50/50 or back country ski, the Alchemist would be a fine choice, or if you place low weight as your priority over added stability. The Voile V6 is also rockered and good fun in powder. 4 . This text has been translated by Google Translate. My skis are generally in mid 170 length, but don’t have as much rocker. The rocker tip on this ski is long and a bit prone to bouncing around but it doesn't lead to any feeling of instability, probably because there's still a lot of ski underfoot. There were no real surprises about the DPS being an excellent powder ski. Hope that helps! Hi Bob! These skis are fun, easy to ski, and can charge. Our Take On The 2019 DPS Wailer F112 Foundation: If ski magazines handed out actual trophies to the best-reviewed planks each season, the DPS Wailer 112 RP2 would have a garage full of statues. 1 (worst) to 5 (best) star ratings Value: ***** (hard to believe on a $1250 ski but there it is!) If you like to make really long, slow, smearing, slashing, slarving turns in deep snow, you might want something with less early taper in the tips and tails. There's very minimal noticeable tip flap for a ski with this shape, which was very refreshing. Alchemist Wailer 100 RP is a new feature of the DPS Wailer series. Since the early 2000s, DPS has been on a quest to create a construction that has the perfect balance of reactiveness and dampness. Ski Statistics - Length (cm) / Sidecut (mm) / Radius (m). We all loved how that ski performed and it sounds like it might be a good ski to look in to for a bit more of a trail-oriented ski. Would you recommend the 179 cm length? The extra weight gets tiring when you try to get the ski off the ground, but it has a nice snappy tail that helps with smooth little airs off of natural features. One crucial difference is the somewhat soft, long rockered tip of the DPS which tends to bounce around a bit in bumpy, chattery, refrozen chunder. Write a review. The DPS Wailer 112RP ski was the one ski that made me feel brand new again. Over the past two decades, DPS has been a brand pushing the capabilities of skis with innovative construction and designs arguably more than any other. The Wailer 100 uses DPS' RP shaping concept. Still, up to about that top speed, it was incredibly impressive. It does have a heavy swing weight which makes it feel a little bit slow to turn. DPS Foundation Wailer 99 Skis 2017-2018. Having received the Wailer Foundation 112 in 179cm towards the end of last ski season, I now have a full season under my belt with these beauties! Great comparison! All told, I think the Wailer 100 in the 184 is your best bet--quality and precision and playfulness all in one. It prefers more moderate speeds over stupid-fast, I-might-hurt-myself skiing, but that's perfectly okay with me. It has a rockered profile with a short turn radius, and is oriented towards softer conditions. OnTheSnow tested this ski as part of its men’s Powder Category. Their headquarters is located in the heart of Utah ski country, they own and operate their own factory, and they continue to release skis with eye-catching and head-turning designs and characteristics. Women’s Version of the Wailer Tour1. In the heart of the new Foundation lineup is the 99, a shape that diverts away from the traditional Pure3 and Hybrid versions that were heavily tapered in the tip and tail. It is nothing short of smooth in soft snow. For this review, we tested the Wailer 106 Tour1, which is a men’s/unisex design. 2020 DPS Alchemist Wailer 100 RP Ski Review. Reproduction without permission is prohibited. In particular, do you think the 100 would duplicate the 88? We normally pair those skis with either a Marker Griffon 13 or a Tyrolia Attack 13, but there are better (more expensive) bindings out there. Pound for pound, I'm not sure it gets much better in that shape. Consistently and playfully delivering ultimate powder versatility and ease-of-use in varying conditions, DPS Skis Alchemist Wailer 112 RP men's skis are ready for both morning pow and afternoon crud. I've been on the Casiar 87's and the Wailer 100's (which I love), and the Cassiar 106, and other than the 100, the Pagoda 94 was the most impressive ~95 underfoot ski I've been on in quite some time. -love the solid color graphics After 46 hours spent researching the best backcountry skis, we think DPS Wailer 112 Alchemist Backcountry Skis is the best for most people.. I wasn't always sliding or flicking my turns, sometimes you'll find time in the trees to actually initiate a bit of a carve, which is really fun. Skier. SE. Key to the DPS Wailer 112RPs slarvey nature is its tip rocker length of 450 mm. It can create a very twitchy, unstable feeling. Importantly, the ski retains the lauded 112-millimeter-wide Wailer shape and snappy 15-meter radius that turns and powers through just about anything. As noted in the Full Review, it really came down to whether each tester appreciated the lightweight ease of use and effortless initiation, or if they thought the ski was overpowered every time they went fast or wanted to set a hard edge. When you're looking for a ski that charges downhill like a metal-topsheet piste ski but boasts the weight of a SkimoCo-worthy touring ski, DPS's new Pagoda Tour 100 is a strong contender. It ended up helping the on-piste performance of the Wailer but it still felt a bit more sluggish edge to edge than other skis of similar width. I'd stick to the DPS line on the 100--perhaps the 112 has a bit farther forward due to different rocker profile. Mentioned as well as groomers round flex from tip to tail that feels very.... 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