2022 ARMADA DECLIVITY 92 TI SKIS - PRODUCT OVERVIEW
The 2022 Armada Declivity 92 Ti Skis were built off a platform that excels in any condition. The 2022 Armada Declivity 92 Ti screams versatility from ripping high-speed groomers to chopped-up powder. A full AR100 sidewall partnered with Armada’s Articulated Titanal Banding* provides a confident grip on hardpack and allows power to build in a smooth yet predictable way. Pairing light-weight Caruba with a triaxial glass lay-up created a high-performance ski that doesn’t carry the weight. No matter what the mountain throws at you, from turning and burning on a hardpack to sliding down silky pow, this one-ski quiver will conquer anything on the hill.
An All-New All Mountain Collection, designed from the ground up with a no-holds-barred technical approach to fit the needs of the modern resort-based charger.
CARUBA CORE – Our lightest wood species creates the best up-hill feel while retaining the power and dampness required in descending the gnarliest of terrain. This core makes no concessions in performance in its quest to be ultra-light.
EST ALL MTN ROCKER – Rocker is paired with tapered sidecuts both tip and tail provide flotation in soft snow as well as forgiveness in turn shape. Camber underfoot maintains edge-hold on the hard pack.
COMP SERIES BASE – Sintered UHMW polyethylene with added carbon aids in speed and durability on snow
2.5 IMPACT EDGE – 2.5 Impact Edge Oversized and specially heat treated, this edge is built to resist impact damage in the most demanding situations
ARTICULATED TITANAL BANDING – Added horsepower to the ski with uncompromising performance. An elastic compound layer allows for ski to enter the turn with ease, yet compresses and release even more energy than a traditional tilayer”
In the early 2000’s how people skied was changing, but legacy ski companies continued to anchor their identities in alpine racing. What came to be known as freeskiing was a departure from anything that had come before – it shared more in common with the freedom of snowboarding, skateboarding and surfing than it did with anything seen in skiing at the time. This new movement left more to the imagination, and there was a shared sentiment among a new generation of skiers that the style and progression they were pursuing should be celebrated. The time had come for a company that did exactly that.
The handful of people at the epicenter of skiing’s evolution came together: five skiers and a photographer from across the US, Canada and Europe consisting of JP Auclair, Tanner Hall, JF Cusson, Julien Regnier and Boyd Easley, along with snow sports photographer Chris O’Connell, or “OC.” This crew was poised to adapt the team-based model of snowboarding and skateboarding to a ski brand.
OC’s business plan began simply:
“Armada. What skiing will become.”
In November 2002 the operation moved from a basement home office in Truckee, California to its own building in Costa Mesa, the beach city home to so many of the world’s biggest skate and surf brands. Athletes drove the company, with Eric Iberg on board as the first team manager. Co-founder Hans Smith joined to run the business and Tyson Hall, Tanner’s brother, jumped on as the company’s sales guy.
In June 2015 Armada moved the headquarters to Park City, Utah…