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Atomic Backland 78 UL Backcountry Tour Ski + Hybrid Skin 78 - New 2020

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  • $ 525
  • Regular price $ 850

Atomic Backland UL skis are for the growing world of Endurance Touring and ski running. They’re ultra light to give you an edge on the way up then stable for the downhill section, while their HRZN Tech tips make them unbeatable for tracking through chop.

With the 2020 Backland UL 78 model, Atomic has optimized the overall construction of the Backland UL 78, adding a new slim AT Tip 2.0 that cuts like a blade through chop and crud, with a cut-out tip for fixing skins quickly during races. The All-Mountain Rocker helps as well. This model has an Ultra Light Woodcore and weighs only 980g per ski for a competitive edge on the climb. It’s also Carbon Powered with two ultra-lightweight carbon inserts for stability and better power transfer to the snow on the way down. Awesomely fast and light uphill, this is a mountaineering alpine touring ski with the kind of downhill performance that will have you hunting out lines you used to think were too big and too far.

This brand new pair of 2020 Atomic Backland 78 UL skis comes paired with a brand new, pre-cut pair of 2020 Atomic Backland Hybrid 78 climbing skins. The Hybrid 78 skins are made from a 100% Mohair for a strong grip and smooth glide, and feature easy-to-handle Hybrid Glue 2.0 that keeps your skins from sticking together and renews with a quick wash with a Hybrid cleaning kit. They come perfectly sized to fit these skis, right out of the box. Now all you need is bindings!


  • Dimensions: 114 - 78 - 104 mm
  • All-Mountain Rocker: 15% Rocker / 85% Camber
  • Ultra Light Woodcore: Incredibly lightweight poplar and Caruba wood keeps the weight down without compromising downhill performance.
  • AT Tip 2.0: A new slim tip that cuts like a blade through chop and crud, with a cut-out tip for fixing skins quickly when time matters.
  • Carbon Powered: Two ultra-lightweight carbon inserts create stability and transfer power to the snow for unmatched performance downhill.
  • Fiber Grid: A new layer that adds durability to the overall construction.
  • Weight: 980 g (163)
  • MPN: AA0027200
  • Includes Atomic Hybrid Skin 78 climbing skin combo:
  • Climbing skins are 70% mohair, and are pre-cut to fit the skis perfectly. They include tail clips and the appropriate tip connector for the HRZN Tech tips.
  • Climbing Skin MPN: AL6000144