The Fischer Excursion 88 Crown is a great way for you to explore the backcountry. Full Length Steel Edges will provide you with solid grip on the snow on the switchbacks and give you more control and easier steering on the way down. Fischer as added Nordic Rocker Camber to the Excursion 88 that has a slightly rockered tip that will not affect your gliding and give you easier turning ability. If you are looking to take on the backcountry with a ski that knows no boundaries the Fischer Excursion 88 Crown is the best way to go. [+]