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Talkback 88

Setting the Bar in Women's Alpine Touring Performance.

  • 121/88/109
  • 16m @ 160cm
  • All-Terrain Rocker
Item# S180304401153
$649.95

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K2 Skis - Best For Backcountry

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Description & Specs

Whether it's a sunny spring day skiing corn or a mid-winter alpine objective, the Talkback 88 gets you to the top and back with confidence and ease. All new for this year the Talkback 88 is built using our T3 construction, adding a Ti SpYne to the Paulownia Tour Lite core, and reinforced it with carbon stringers to provide you. Built to tackle the descent as well as it effortlessly cruises on the ascent; at an unbelievably low weight of 1150g (160cm), the K2 Talkback 88 continues to set the bar in women's touring ski performance.


Sizes:
153, 160, 167
Rocker Type:
All-Terrain Rocker
Core Construction:
paulownia-tour-lite
Weight:
1154g/ski @ 160cm
Features:
  • Ti SpYne
  • Carbon Overdrive
  • Snowphobic Topsheet
  • Skin Grommets

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Technology

  • Touring Technology

    For over 20 years, K2 has been working with guides and athletes to build the best backcountry skis on the market. This year is no different. Our team of guides were tasked with testing and setting the stage for the Touring Series redesign. From North & South America to the Alps and Norway, these skis have seen it all.

    This year’s completely re-engineered Wayback line sets a new standard for backcountry skis; we’ve reduced ski weights significantly without sacrificing the downhill performance skiers expect from K2’s touring skis. The new Waybacks aim to inspire you to reach further and seek out your ‘best run ever’ each and every day.

  • Ti SpYne

    First of its kind, Titanal laminate developed specifically for K2 Touring skis that dramatically increases dampening and predictability on lightweight carbon constructions, while enhancing stability and edge grip.

  • Carbon Overdrive

    Top secret construction using carbon fiber to make a ski even more awesome than if it did not have carbon fiber. Radness levels achieved are difficult to quantify. Product of area '62.

  • Snowphobic Topsheet

    Hydrophobic, snow-shedding top material that helps prevent snow from sticking to the tops of your skis.

  • Skin Grommets

    Fully removable plug to accommodate K2’s pre-cut skins with a Z-clip skin attachment and can be used with K2 Shovels to build a rescue sled.

Size Chart

Women's Skis
Skier Weight Skier Height Ski Length
lbs/kg FT/IN EXPERT (CM) INTER­MEDIATE (CM)
100+ / 45+ 4'9"+ 149+ 139+
110+ 50+ 5'0"+ 152+ 142+
120+ / 55+ 5'2"+ 153+ 146+
130+ / 59+ 5'4"+ 163+ 153+
140+ / 63+ 5'6"+ 166+ 156+
150+ / 68+ 5'8"+ 170+ 160+
160+ / 72+ 5'10"+ 173+ 163+
170+ / 77+ 6'0"+ 180+ 170+

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