- Backcountry/Off Trail
- Snow Types
- Powder, Crud/Variable, Spring Corn
- Bowls, Trees, Chutes, General Off-Trail
- Stiff and powerful
Days spent earning your turns in the backcountry are epic - provided you have the right setup. The Phoenix 110 is our purpose-built backcountry ski, with a host of features that appeal to skiers who want to move fast and light uphill while still being able to charge on the way down. The pure carbon construction and full poplar core are very light without sacrificing stiffness, and the 110 mm waist provides plenty of float. Don’t settle for a featherweight pair of skis that compromise downhill performance - go with the Phoenix 110.
|Length (cm)||Dimensions (mm)||Turning Radius (m)||Mounting Setback (cm)||Weight (g/ski)|
|186||138-110-126||(Variable tip to tail) 21-25||-8.0||1825|
|180||138-110-126||(Variable tip to tail) 20-24||-8.0||1780|
|174||138-110-126||(Variable tip to tail) 18-22||-8.0||1675|
- Pure Carbon construction combines an ultra-lightweight biaxial carbon fiber with a slightly heavier unidirectional carbon fiber and a poplar hardwood core to create an exceptionally lightweight and responsive ski. *Please note the clear windows in the ski graphic will show carbon fiber rather than wood, as carbon is opaque.
- Full-height UHMW sidewalls bonded with 8 layers of rubber are bombproof.
- Clearview topsheet shows the real carbon fiber in the ski.
- Notched tails keep your skins on straight when ascending.
Ride Notes: Love the open runs and hero snow, yet are still easy to pivot around tight trees. Light on the way up, stiff and stable on the way down. Definitely more suited towards the backcountry, but can still rail a turn inbounds.
Design Needs: Lightweight carbon build - substantial flotation in powder - skin notch in tail - camber underfoot for edge grip - tip rocker for maneuverability.
Purpose: Make a dedicated backcountry ski that is built to maximize your fun on the way down in a lightweight pure carbon build. Most skis in this category are built with a weight requirement first, then performance as a secondary - not the Phoenix 110.
Skier Level: Expert | Phoenix 110 Length: 180cm | Height: 6'
What length should I get?
What bindings should I get?
What can I customize?
Just about anything from graphics to construction!
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Are they tuned and waxed?
Skis come tuned with a 1° base edge bevel and a 2° side edge bevel and a slight tip/tail detune. The skis are waxed with a universal temperature wax to get you going.
Laminated poplar hardwood: Long grain premium tulip poplar is hand selected and cut into full-length strips. Strips are individually flex indexed and laminated together symmetrically. Each laminated core is CNC milled to a precise thickness profile developed for each model and length.
Unidirectional carbon fiber strips above and below the core, ultra-lightweight biaxial carbon fiber above and below the core, fiberglass binding mat underfoot. Rubber bonding strips placed along edges, sidewalls, and ends for rock solid bonding.
Entropy Super Sap® epoxy contains 28% bio-based content and is specifically designed for skis. It's formulated for high-strength and impact resistance, which creates a durable, tough, and lightweight composite.
Full-height UHMW - the same raw material as your base, bombproof and double chamfered for reduced swingweight. A rounded mini-cap top edge rolls over the sidewall to protect your topsheets.
Clearview gloss nylon with sublimated graphics and transparent windows to the carbon fiber.
Base + Edge
1.4 mm CNC Knife Cut 4001 Race Grade Durasurf sintered UHMW. 2.2 mm over-sized and heat treated edges take a beating.
Every single pair of Shaggy’s is built at our small, family owned ski factory in Boyne City, Michigan. We source all of our materials as locally as possible and take no shortcuts during the build process, using the most modern equipment and methods to carefully craft our skis.
Cutting-edge technology, premium materials, and limitless customization are worthless if the end product isn’t built with passion. A love for skiing is a prerequisite for each and every employee at Shaggy’s. We design, prototype, and test every ski model before it’s made available to you, and that passion for skiing is clearly evident in our end product.
That exacting detail doesn’t end with your new skis; your experience as a customer is paramount to us as well. Our team is always happy to offer assistance - before, during, and after your ski purchase. Find out for yourself why we refer to our customers as the Shaggy’s Family.
I got these skis 2 years ago, and the only thing I would change is the binder- I would go salomon/armada shift. The king pin isn't up to how hard you can push this ski. Shred groomers in the morning at 65 mph and then skin highlands bowl for the wind blown after lunch. You can charge seriously hard on these skis. Equally at home in the tight trees of bohemia and the like. As an expert level skier I can make these work and enjoy them in almost all conditions/situations. Not quite big enough under foot for the real deep (3'+) but they get it done (and Im the only cheap idiot to not get pow skis on the epic day) .
Holy wow! When I first unwrapped these puppies from their shipping container I was smitten. I went with the custom artwork and matte finish. The feel of the top sheet is smooth and can distract you from the mountain views beware! Not only are they beautious, but they RIP! I was very impressed with how light the carbon ski is in relation to its ski ability. My previous Dynafit skis are your typical ultralight ski-mountaineer's choice and my Phoenix 105 are lighter AND ski better. GO Michigan! I have the 174cm. I can point them in pow and wiggle a tiny turn. These are my go to Utah powder ski. I even ride them in-bounds!
Shaggy's makes the skis you want, even if you didn't know you wanted them yet. I love my original pair of Shaggy's 175's (c. 2009?), and rarely want to ride skis made by anyone else. Wide, stiff, and with ample sidecut, they have been my go to pair for all conditions since I stopped smashing plastic poles.
I got to ride the Phoenix 105'sx184 mounted with Axl bindings and tRace boots for a couple of early spring laps on a closed ski area in VT. Conditions were something just short of boiler plate at the summit, but softened up to a lovely corn for the bottom two thirds. They climbed easily, and managed well on the re-frozen crud at high altitude, especially for their width, but really shone when the snow softened on the descent. Shaggy's is building a reputation for making skis that handle the snow people actually ski, and the Pheonixes do not disappoint. I was somewhat concerned that the 184 might be a lot of ski to freeheel on, but their lightness and early rise makes them feel more like my trusty old 175s, and made me glad they weren't shorter. The ski's tips and tails are forgiving, but the cambered section is more than stiff enough to perform when I hammered down with the Axl/tRaces.
Verdict: These skis rock. Uphill. Downhill. Ice. Corn. Fixed heel or Free.