Potion

K2 Potion

Women?s ski
Brand
K2
Model
Potion
Category
Freeride
Weight
1710 gr
Waist
97 mm
Tested length
170 cm
Year
2015

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SFI (Ski Flex Index) 

6
5
5
4
3
Fri Flyt overall rating of K2 Potion:

6 / 10

Flotation:
7 / 10
Turning capabilities:
6 / 10
Stability at speed:
5 / 10
Technical info:
K2´s Potion is the lightest ski in the test. This is mainly due to the small size and the relatively light construction. It has long rocker and taper in the front ski, not that much at the back. The sidecut radius is relatively short. Potion is equipped with skin fasteners in the front and back.

On snow:
Potion is by far the lightest ski in the test. In typical K2-style, it floats well and is easy to maneuver. Small turns in fresh powder suits it best. The test team is quite merciless when it comes to the other features though. The stability at speed is not good. Keep in mind however that we are comparing it with heavier and rougher big mountain skis, and that Potion is still a good choice if you want to save weight uphill or limit the speed.


Potion

Technical data:

Measured length
173 cm
Flex (relative stiffness)
SFI 65543
Brand
K2
Model
Potion
Produced
China
Available lengths
167, 177
Contact length
96 cm
Rocker tail
20 cm
Rocker nose
57 cm
Side cut
134 cm
Taper tail
12 cm
Taper tip
27 cm
Setback (true center to narrowest point)
10 cm
Tested mounting point (true center to boot center)
10 cm
Max tail width
119 mm
Min waist width
97 mm
Max nose width
130 mm
Side cut radius
18 mR
Width difference nose vs. tail
11 mm
Surface area (one ski)
1860 cm2
Weight
1710 gr
Relative weight
0.92 gr/cm2
Hight tail tip
14 mm
Hight nose tip
54 mm
Angle tail tip
16°
Angle nose tip
27°
Height of camber
6 mm

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.