Dynafit Baltoro Ski

Priced: $349.99 - $599.95
Gearx (2012)
41% off
Regularly: $599.95
Backcountry.com $509.95
15% off
Regularly: $599.95
REI (2013) $599.95
Gearx $599.95
Gearx (2013)
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Dynafit Baltoro Ski -

No one likes a square—and those planky, one-dimensional point-and-shoot boards and the wimpy, uphill-only noodles are just so booooring. Lucky for you, the Dynafit Women's Baltoro Ski is the grooviest stick around—light enough to fly up the skinner, with enough of a downhill pedigree to let you ski that high-consequence line you've been jonesing for. Best of all, it weighs 10% less than the men's version, so you'll leave him sputtering in your wake before you're halfway to the top.

To meet the needs of hardcore mountaineers, Dynafit constructed the Baltoro with a paulownia wood Impact core for light skinning and forgiving skiing, but reinforced it with fiberglass and carbon to give it enough backbone to handle serious skiing in tough terrain where falling would be a seriously bad idea. It's been firmed up further with a 3-piece sidewall construction, which resists torsion and stands up to rocks, ice, and the general beating that skis can take on long expeditions.

Snow conditions tend to be a crapshoot when you're heading into serious alpine environments, but the Baltoro features an early-rise Scoop Rocker that's designed to glide over uneven snow but retain nearly full-length contact when laid on its side, so you don't have to sacrifice edge hold to have a versatile ski for serious ice, corn, and surprise pow stashes. It's also got a dual-radius sidecut, which makes it easy to adjust your turn shapes without feeling like you're fighting your skis, and a sintered graphite base that holds wax and stays fast, so you can cut loose when you're home free and enjoying some big, sweeping turns. There are Dynafit-skin-compatible Speedskin attachments at the tip and tail, too, saving you hassle when you're gearing up in the morning.

Lining and Layers:

  • Biaxial prepreg fiberglass and carbon layers above and below the core provide good torsional stiffness and lateral reinforcement without weighing the skis down

Weather and Wind:

  • Scoop rocker at the tip for a smooth ride in rough conditions, i.e. over crusty or corn snow

Traction and Grip:

  • Relatively short 20-meter radius underfoot for edge grip on steep, icy terrain


  • Flex tip acts like a mountain bike's suspension fork to absorb impacts


  • SpeedSkinFix system does not interfere with the attachment of other brands of skins that feature a tip loop and tail clip
  • Ultralight paulownia wood cores combine with rockered tips to keep the skis light and exceptionally smooth on every turn
  • Dual radius sidecut, featuring a tight radius toward the front and a wide radius in the waist, allows both quick turn initiation and large turns at high speeds
  • 3-piece ABS sidewall for better impact resistance against rock and stone
  • Internal carbon-fiber speed stringer for higher torsional rigidity and improved vibration damping
  • Long front radius and short rear radius for steady handling into and out of curves
  • Rockered tail with a gently increasing radius for control at high speed
  • Speedskin attachment
  • Paulownia Impact core with fiberglass/carbon reinforcement
  • Base or topsheet color may vary from online photo
  • Patented titanal Dynafit Ski Insert System eliminates the need to drill your ski for Dynafit bindings (sold separately) and creates excellent ski-to-binding holding strength
  • Dynafit Baltoro skis have a sintered graphite coating on the bases that enhances glide and improves wax retention
REI (2013)

Explore glaciers, couloirs and powder-filled glades with the light and versatile Dynafit Baltoro skis.

Recommended rider weights are a general guideline. Please keep in mind that additional factors can affect which size will best suit your needs. If you have questions regarding ski and snowboard sizing, please contact us at 1-800-426-4840.


Gearx (2013)

The Baltoro sits right in the middle of the Dynafit ski line. It is not designed for spandex-wearing randonee racers, nor cliff-hucking big-mountain freeriders. It strikes a balance in between those two extremes, making it a good choice for those who just want to get out and enjoy the backcountry, doing a little bit of everything along the way. The distinctive feature of the Baltoro is the relatively wide geometry, which offers maximum support at each turn. In addition, the 3D surface guarantees maximum torsional rigidity and ultra-smooth performance.



Gearx (2012)

The Baltoro is an expression of the pleasure experienced by the Dynafit team while exploring the Baltoro glacier, on the Karakorum. The distinctive feature of this ski is its relatively wide geometry. It is suitable for a wide variety of skier, and offers maximum support at each turn thanks to the particular construction of the sides. In addition, the 3D surface guarantees maximum torsional rigidity and ultra-smooth performance. The ideal ski for a wide range of uses, for everyone from beginners to the ambitious ski touring athlete.


An ideal ski for a wide range of uses, the women’s Baltoro is easy to handle thanks to its wide geometry and triple sidewall construction, offering maximum support at each turn. The women’s Baltoro combines all the positive features of the men’s Baltoro but weighs in approximately 10% lighter. The 3-D surface guarantees maximum torsional rigidity and ultra-smooth performance. A dual radius guarantees super-precise speed control on steep and icy terrain.

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Activity:Backcountry skiing
Bindings included:No
Core Construction:Ultralight Paulownia Wood Isocore
Laminate:Biaxial pre-preg in upper and lower layers with fiberglass reinforcement
Recommended skier weight:Unavailable / Unavailable
Rocker:Ski touring specific Scoop Rocker with different characteristics specific to each ski length.
Running Surface:Sintered graphite coating, super impact resistant with maximum wax absorption
Sidecut radius:16.9/16 / 19.0/17.5 meters
Ski camber:Tip rocker
Ski design:Backcountry
Ski dimensions:113/84/100 / 114/84/101 millimeters
Ski terrain:Backcountry
Weight per pair:2,240 / 2,440 grams
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