Blister Review: 2021-2022 Wagner Custom Summit 105

by Wagner Skis / Mar 30, 2021


This article was written for Blister by Luke Koppa
Originally Published March 30. 2021


This February at our inaugural Blister Summit, one of the participating brands was Wagner Custom Skis.

Typically, Wagner only makes fully custom skis — you’d work with them to tweak everything from the shape to the construction, rocker profile, flex pattern, graphics, and more.

But specifically for the Summit, Wagner made several different skis spanning a few waist widths to let participants try out some of their different types of builds.

A few of us at Blister also ended up spending time on several Wagner skis before, during, and after the Summit. One of those skis is the one we’re talking about here: a 106mm-wide model that’s designed to be light enough for days of human-powered days in the backcountry, but stable enough to hold up to days lapping the resort.

Several of us were quite impressed by this ski (which Wagner is calling the “Summit 106”), so let’s dive in...