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Why are Peak's listed turn shapes (radii) longer than the norm?

The truth about turn radius

With great skis, turn radius—the arc a ski will make based on the geometry of the sidecut—is just a suggestion. On Peak skis, the skier gets to decide how big or short of a turn to make. We will never design a ski that wants to lock into only one turn shape.

While KeyHole Technology™ lets us elongate the radius by multiple meters “on paper,” in reality, our skis execute easy short-swing turns too. But when you take them off-trail in powder, crust, and crud, there’s less of that “hooky” hourglass shaping that wants to turn when you don’t.