Dynastar has been using their long extended tip design for about a decade and it has proven to work for them. The M-Pro 99 tip allows the stoutly constructed ski to become very versatile off-piste and very well one of the best soft bump skis in the segment without a compromise to hard snow performance; a characteristic that is still important to a ski in this class. The first impression you might get with the M-Pro 99 (and even the M-Pro 90) is that you might need to size up due to its long tip rise. But that is not the case; these do ski true to length.
The all new M-Free 99 is the little brother to the well-received M-Free 108 introduced the year prior. The “Free” in the M-Free almost refers to the spirit of the M-Free 99. I am not saying this is a 1960‘s flower child of a ski, but rather a ski that is happy to explore anywhere on the mountain and crank out some sweet short radius turns with its smaller wheelbase. While the M-Pro skis true to its advertised length, the M-Free needs to be sized up. Unfortunately, bigger/stronger skiers will run out of length pretty quickly because the longest length offered is a 185 cm.
- Why choose the Dynastar M-Pro 99: You tend to want to make medium to longer radius turns and you like to charge.
- Why choose the Dynastar M-Free 99: You are a skier who dances with the mountain but lets the mountain lead.
- Insider tip: Black & gold graphics on both skis? This is why Dynastar offers the Pivot 15 in Gold. And yes, the 95 mm brake will work on either of these 99 mm offerings.