Fischer S-Bound 98 Skis

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Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) $287.20
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Regularly: $359.00
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Fischer S-Bound 98 Skis -

Fischer's S-Bound 98 skis are cross-country skis for deep snow and aggressive terrain, ready to tackle challenges like a long-distance ski through National Forest lands on Vermont's Catamount Trail or a winter trip up to Carter Notch Hut in New Hampshire. The Offtrack Crown waxless base is designed for grip on unprepared snow surfaces, while the full-length metal edge ensures solid security on sketchy descents.



  • Nordic Rocker construction provides easier turning on a weighted ski by moving the contact point further back
  • Lightweight and durable sandwich cap construction


  • Full-length steel edge for solid turns on all surfaces

Weather and Wind:

  • Universal stone grinding for perfect gliding properties in all snow conditions
  • Steel edges cut into the snow handling better in crusty conditions

Traction and Grip:

  • Fischer cuts the Crown pattern, (instead of presses), into the durable sintered base to provide long lasting grip and consistent glide over the life of the ski


  • This Ski is suitable for NNN BC bindings and similar sturdy NNN BC boots
  • Stone-ground pattern on base for great gliding properties
  • Offtrack Crown system developed by Fischer for climbing on untouched terrain
  • Nordic rocker moves the tip up 5mm and the contact point back 10 cm when weighted
  • Air channel core saves weight compared to pure wood cores and is more resistant to breaking
  • Ski tail protector
  • Air channels integrated into the wood and fiberglass core save weight and allow better pressure distribution
Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS)
Perfect for touring and turning, the Fischer S-Bound 98 Ski brings new Nordic Rocker and Camber technology for quicker and easier turns.

Country of Origin: Imported

Berg's Ski Shop
Prepared to handle in most aggressive terrain: it is fully loadet with Backcountry technology for maximum control, maneuverability and easy climbing thanks to the new developed Offtrack Crown. Plenty of float and easy turning thanks to the innovative 5/15 Nordic Rocker Camber
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Activity:Off track
Avg. Weight (Pair):5 lb. 8 oz.
Base Material:Sintered
Binding Type:NNN BC
Core:Air Tec
Lengths (Cm):159, 169, 179, 189 cm
Metal Edges:Yes
Nordic rocker camber:Slightly upturned ski tips for perfect gliding properties in unprepared terrain. Enables lighter turning with less effort.
Offtrack Crown:Fischer's exclusive waxless grip pattern for unprepared trails and difficult terrain
Shipping Surcharge:Yes
Sidecut (Mm):98-69-88 mm
Snow Type:Ungroomed
Terrain Type:Rolling and steep
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Fischer S-Bound 98 Skis Review:


My go to ski

So I got my Fischer S-Bound 98 189s before the snow fell 2011. I had at that time NNN-BC Magnum bindings on them and skied most of the winter in a pair of Fischer BCX6 boots. Grate setup for rolling terrain with the occasional good downhill run. For this year I switched my setup for more downhill control. I've gone to the the Voile 3-pin 75mm Cable telemark bindings and the Fischer BCX875 boots. The Fischer S-Bound 98s are grate in the backcountry giving plenty of flotation in powder and good edge control on sun crust. I went to the next size up for my weight I ski with a bakepack and plenty of stoff. In the Cascades it is hard to find more then three feet of flat level ground. I've used them at a Nordic center and at a downhill ski resort with good results at both.
JPorter at Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) on 11/11/2012