2023-2024 Nordica Steadfast 85 DC

Ski: 2023-2024 Nordica Steadfast 85 DC, 179 cm

Available Lengths: 162, 168, 174, 179  cm

Blister’s Measured Tip-to-Tail Length (straight-tape pull): 177.7 cm

Stated Weight per Ski: 2070 grams

Blister’s Measured Weight per Ski: 2096 & 2154 grams (flat without binding plates), 3382 & 3441 grams (with Marker TPX 12 system bindings)

Stated Dimensions: 137-85-116 mm

Blister’s Measured Dimensions: 136-84.5-115.5 mm

Stated Sidecut Radius (179 cm): 15.8 meters

Measured Tip & Tail Splay (ski decambered): 51 mm / 11.5 mm

Measured Traditional Camber Underfoot: 7 mm

Core Materials: wood + titanal (1 layer) + elastomer + fiberglass laminate

Base: sintered

Factory Recommended Mount Point: -7.3 cm from center; 81.6 cm from tail

Blister reviews the Nordica Steadfast 85 DC
Nordica Steadfast 85 DC: 23/24 Top Sheet
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[Editor’s Note: In the interest of getting you information sooner on some of the products we’re reviewing, we’re posting here some of our measured specs and manufacturer details, and will update in the future. Take a look, and let us know in the Comments Section below what questions you’d like us to answer.]

What Nordica says about the Steadfast 85 DC

“Nordica’s Steadfast 85 TI DC proves that performance shouldn’t come at the expense of fun. Armed with an appetite for the entire mountain, this all-mountain ski is as playful as it is versatile. Its Energy TI Double Core sandwiches a shock-absorbing elastomer layer and a sheet of titanal between two wood cores. This amplifies your confidence and control while delivering a ride that’s playful and forgiving. And thanks to a wider waist, it’s at home in any terrain and all conditions. Whether lapping groomers with friends, skiing the bumps and trees, or laying down fresh tracks, Nordica’s Steadfast 85 TI DC is ready to elevate your game and your memories.”

Flex Pattern

Here’s how we’d characterize the flex pattern of the Steadfast 85 DC:

Tips: 7.5-8
Shovels: 8-8.5
In Front of Toe Piece: 9-9.5
Underfoot: 10
Behind the Heel Piece: 9.5-9
Tails: 8.5

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Flash Review: Nordica Steadfast 85 DC — We just got our first day skiing on the widest ski in Nordica’s Steadfast collection. Check out our initial thoughts on the Nordica Steadfast 85 DC and how it slots into the narrower all-mountain and wider piste-oriented categories.

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