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Sample | La Nieve Backcountry Ski
Condition: New. Sample! "Samples" are pre-production skis we receive to verify topsheet graphics. They're brand new and perfect.
There’s nothing worse than having your skis ghost on you like a bad Tinder date while dropping into a holy grail line after a slog uphill. With our La Nieve backcountry ski, you’ll never have to sacrifice commitment for a lightweight ride. Our backcountry skis won’t feel like a ball-and-chain and they’ll have your back from the summit to the tailgate. Swipe right for more smiles and high fives.
Is This The Right Ski For Me?
Not sure if this is the ski for you? Deep dive into the differences between all of our models in this handy flow chart.
✔️ Sidecut is ideal for medium length turns and shines in when skiing in trees and variable terrain on the mountain
✔️ Early-rise tip profile is a directional shape that pairs off-piste stability and soft snow performance with control
✔️ Rocker in the tips handles crud and bumps for downhill performance and provides maximum float in soft snow; slightly eased tails add control and stay out of the way in a kick turn
✔️ Wide waist and shovel tip blasts through waist-deep powder with composure
✔️ A just-the-right-weight touring ski lets you enjoy the skin track and the descent
✔️ Constructed with FSC certified birch and poplar
✔️ ABS sidewalls and sandwich construction provide torsional stiffness that gives the skis more pop and a solid, stable edge grip
Rocker - Tip and tail rocker provides optimal float in untracked powdery bliss - Tip Rocker – 480 mm
Camber – +2 mm | Tail Rocker – 400 mm
Sidecut - 18m sidecut radius is suited for medium-length turns and tight trees
Core - Hybrid wood core of FSC certified birch and poplar gives damp stability at speed at a weight that assists with the uphill climb
Construction - Sandwich construction and sintered base ensures reliable durability and fiberglass laminate offers alpine ski-esque stiffness and minimal weight
Sidewall - ABS Sidewalls
Laminates - Triaxial Fiberglass
Bases - IS 7500 Sintered
Edges - 1.7mm HRC 42
What is Second Tracks?
Second Tracks is our used ski and snowboard buyback program. Second Tracks extends the life of gear that may be tossed in the garage forever (or worse the landfill) even though it may be totally functional.
With Second Tracks you find your next (or first) pair of pre-loved skis or snowboard or you can trade in your gently used gear for store credit or cash. Then you can use your store credit toward a new pair of Coalition Snow skis or a new snowboard.
Mounting & Spec Guide
Compare specs across all of our models here and find mounting info for your binding placement too.
How To Choose The Right Size Ski
Not sure what size is right for you? Check out oursize guide hereand learn how to choose the right size ski.
Second Tracks FAQ
What are the condition definitions?
Here's a brief outline of how we rate used gear:
Good - Gear looks used, edges are potentially dull and may require a tune, but no damage that would require a repair. Topsheets & bases have multiple cosmetic scratches that do not impact performance.
Great - Topsheets & bases have less than 5 cosmetic scratches (per ski) and no chipping. Edges do not require a tune.
Excellent - Gear looks like new. Topsheets & bases have no more than 3 scratches (per ski) and no repairs or tunes are necessary.
Can I Pay In Installments?
We offer two payment plans. The first is ShopPay, which you can select in checkout and pay in four installments over four months. The second is Bread, which has longer, interest-free terms available. Just click on the Pay Over Time button below Add to Cart.
What's Your Return Policy?
All Second Tracks gear cannot be returned or exchanged.
I Still Have Questions... HELP!
Best way to reach us is via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, Monday through Friday. As a small team, we do our best to respond in less than 24 hours.
Enjoy free shipping within the Continental US on all orders over $150. If you have questions about international shipping, please get in touch wtih us here.
We ship our skis UPS within the continental US. Please provide a valid shipping address for ground delivery. You can follow the progress of your shipment from the shipping email you receive. We endeavor to ship your skis within three working days.
Please note that we are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged packages. We highly encourage you to select Route Shipping Protection, which will protect from damage, theft, or loss for just a few dollars.
Women Owned & Operated
We knew we deserved better equipment and a community that saw us, heard us, valued us, and put us front and center. So we said goodbye to shrink-it-and-pink-it and toxic bro culture and said hello to something more: a community that values camaraderie over competition, solidarity over sending, and compassion over cuntery.
We believe that the recipe for making a kick-ass pair of skis or snowboards has nothing to do with what's between your legs but what's between your ears and in your heart. We start with a concept that meets our unique needs and work with a team of engineers to bring our designs to life. We manufacture in reputable factories that prioritize the health and safety of their team and the environment. We test, bring in our Ambassadors and Athletes (did you know that our skis have been in the Olympics?), refine, and then deliver a finished product to you.
Building An Inclusive Community
From the beginning, we’ve been willing to do and say what our peers won’t. There is no place for the status quo, no room for hanging back, no time for wait or play it safe. In everything we create, we aim to make a positive impact in the world of snowsports and beyond. And that’s what makes us different. We're Coalition Snow, and we're the ones we've been waiting for.
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