Some skis attain legendary status over time. Others deserve the distinction immediately. The Armada JJ became legend as soon as it hit snow. If you simply want the best back and sidecountry ski available, the JJ is without question the ski for you. EST Freeride Rocker and the UltraLight core combine to produce the most balanced big ski on the market. It handles blower pow with ease, transitions to busted crud without shifting gears, and it will carve a turn that will leave you speechless.