The Nordica Navigator 80 is one of Nordica's best selling skis. It is an excellent intermediate level ski that can rip groomers, and anything else you throw at it. The Navigator 80 is not only quick edge to edge, it holds a clean edge, which in result gives you a nice predictable ride. The predictability of the Navigator mixed with a light weight construction add to the playfulness and accentuate the close to limitless maneuverability of the ski. Lastly, the early rise tip allows this ski to charge through mixed conditions and perform great anywhere. So if you are just sticking to the groomers or just starting to go off piste, the Navigator 80 has what you need.