Megan Hughes

12 Oct 17

Armada Tracer 108 2018 Ski Review

Megan Hughes

12 Oct 17

The Armada Tracer 108 2018 is a ski that is incredibly lightweight, but still loves to charge hard and fast, regardless of terrain.

This ski is built for those looking for a great combination of freeride and ski touring and is brilliantly versatile as a result.

The wide waist and freeride rocker give great floatation in soft powder, while the Hybrid Ultra-Lite Core keeps the ski easily manoeuvrable so that you always feel in control. This is perfect for someone who enjoys to have a lot of fun off piste and never wants to feel held back when it comes to exploring new terrains.

While this ski is light enough to make it a good touring option, this does not come at the expense of stability and rigidity underfoot. The Armada Tracer 108 is stiff enough to power through any tougher snow and crud, doing so with impressive energy and bounce.

Also happy on piste, this ski is great for large carving turns, gliding across the piste with a decent edge hold. Its performance off piste is, unsurprisingly, much better than its performance on the groomers, but it is still a lot of fun to ride regardless.

The Armada Comp Series base is renowned as being one of the fastest in the field at the moment, which makes it the perfect choice for an aggressive skier who loves to go quick on any terrain. It is responsive, reliable and really good fun and we are sure it will be a popular one on the slopes this season. On the Armada Tracer 108 2018, you’ll always be the first to the freshest tracks.

Armada Tracer 108 Features:


  • Xrystal Mesh
  • Hybrid Ultra-Lite Core
  • AR75 Sidewall
  • EST Freeride Rocker
  • Comp Series Base
  • Ti Binding Reinforcement
  • Laminate Matrix
  • 1.7 Impact Edge
  • I-Clip Tail
  • Tapertops

Not convinced this is the ski for you? Check out the rest of our 2017/18 ski reviews here.



Price: £520
Aimed at: Advanced Skiers


Size (cm) 164 172 180 188
Turning Radius (m) 17 18 19 20
Tail Width (mm) 125 125.5 126 126.5
Tip Width (mm) 132 133 134 135
Waist Width (mm) 108 108 108 108
Indiv. Ski Weight (g) 1950

Testing Scores

Edge Hold 7
Responsiveness 8
Versatility 8
Off-piste 9
On-piste 7
Overall Performance 8