Transalp 80

Fischer Transalp 80

Brand
Fischer
Model
Transalp 80
Category
Touring
Weight
1130 gr
Waist
80 mm
Tested length
177 cm
Year
2016

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SFI (Ski Flex Index) 

7
6
4
3
4
Fri Flyt overall rating of Fischer Transalp 80:

9 / 10

Hard snow:
7 / 10
Soft snow:
7 / 10
Weight:
9 / 10
Technical info:
This is the narrowest and lightest model in Fischer´s Translap series. The paulownia wood core has cut channels and a light metal reinforcement. This is a slim and ultralight model, with soft flex in the front, a stiff tail and a short turning radius. In contrast to many similar models it has a short setback, which means that the narrowest point is relatively far in front.

On snow:
Transalp 80 is a small and narrow ski. It´s the narrowest ski in the test. It glides smoothly through the spring snow. The stability at speed is actually quite good, and it grips well on hard surfaces. However, the main impression is that of a soft and gentle ski not meant for the wildest runs. Floatation is of course limited for such a narrow ski, but Transalp 80 is more versatile than we had expected.


Transalp 80

Technical data:

Measured length
177 cm
Flex (relative stiffness)
SFI 76434
Brand
Fischer
Model
Transalp 80
Produced
Ukraina
Available lengths
163,170,177
Contact length
133 cm
Rocker tail
10 cm
Rocker nose
34 cm
Side cut
144 cm
Taper tail
20 cm
Taper tip
13 cm
Setback (true center to narrowest point)
6 cm
Tested mounting point (true center to boot center)
11 cm
Max tail width
104 mm
Min waist width
80 mm
Max nose width
119 mm
Side cut radius
22.00 mR
Width difference nose vs. tail
15 mm
Surface area (one ski)
1620 cm2
Weight
1130 gr
Relative weight
0.69 gr/cm2
Hight tail tip
13 mm
Hight nose tip
66 mm
Angle tail tip
11°
Angle nose tip
32°

This sequence of numbers indicates stiffness. Each number corresponds to a part of the ski, from tail to tip. 5 equals the average
for this part and length of the ski. Lower values indicate softer skis, higher values stiffer.