These aren't your grandfather's skis.
Full carbon fiber for more power and confidence without the added weight.
Floats like a dream yet grips to groomers so well you'll wonder if you took racing lessons.
Lightweight and stable. It's called "a super-ski" for a reason.
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VibeStop™ soaks up chatter and vibrations so your knees don’t have to.
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VibeStop™ decreases chatter & vibrations by over 300%.
Less chatter means better grip for more control — let it rip.
More stability for greater confidence no matter what terrain you're on.
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Wow, you need a pair of these skis
I came off a pair of Rosi Soul 7's. I thought my Rosi's were an amazing ski. They performed well as an all mountain ski and handled the crud pretty good. I thought..... When I jumped on the Citadel 106's, I kept saying wow as I made turns. They transfer from edge to edge so much quicker and easier. The 106's also have a much more consistent carve profile. The more you lean into them, the better they hold. My Soul 7's had a breaking point where once you got to a certain level, they were going to break free on you. The 106's just hold the line all the way. They handle the crud and junk like you are on rails. And then there is the powder. The weight of the 106's make such a difference in the powder. The ability to think turn in the powder becomes a reality. They are just amazing all around mountain skis. You best be getting a pair.
Best powder ski ever!
I have skied Snowbird for 49 years! We had a powder day today and I skied my new Citadels! They were by far the best powder skis I have ever skied! I highly recommend them! They were just what I was hoping for!
Very stable at high speed, fun to carve in, great on powder, lightweight for long touring days, and amazing customer service!
Citadel 106 Review
I’ve been loving the Citadel 106's! Needed a more light weight touring setup and these bad boys have been great in the back country. Colorado has been hit with lots of snow this season and fluctuating temps. All in all I have been satisfied with their snappiness on more hard pack snow conditions (very responsive ski) and then also light/floatable on more fresh snow!
What an amazing ski. This is your one ski for all terrains. So light and easy to move around and solid as can be wherever you are on the mountain. They really are that good. Take their word for it with their money-back guarantee. I have the 98, and I was extremely impressed with that ski, but this just amplifies the enjoyment.
Easy to ski, ski longer with less fatigue, great looking ski, and an attention getter!
Absolutely love them!!!!
Really smitten, a far more versatile ski than even the Renoun folks let on!! Broke em in last week at Snowbird and Alta (record snow levels) I expected them to be good in powder and they certainly are that; didn't face much crud or crunchy stuff (I was seeking it out) but when I did, they plowed through with aplomb like Panzers pointed towards Poland. My biggest surprise is just how playful they are!!! They turn on a dime but, as the patented magic goo clearly provides, hold w/ stability at speed that a ski that playful just shouldn’t be able to do. Edge to edge transitions really caught me by surprise as well, especially @ 106 under foot - killer. Lightness helps there I suppose and the Citadels certainly are that; whether the exact geometries contribute or it’s just the sum of the choices made (likely the case), I am smitten by the ski’s versatility. Tails hold torsionally when I snap ‘em, almost like a GS ski. Wow!!! In short, a beautifully designed ski that demonstrates the boasted technology is the real deal, unambiguously. I had high expectations; the Citadels exceeded them in just about every way imaginable. The future is indeed here!
Absolutely love them!!!!
Really smitten, a far more versatile ski then even Renoun folks let on!! Broke em in last week at Snowbird and Alta (record snow levels) I expected them to be good in powder and they certainly are that; didn't face much crud or crunchy stuff (I was seeking it out) but when I did, they plowed through with aplomb like Panzers pointed towards Poland. My biggest surprise is just how playful they are!!! They turn on a dime but, as the patented magic goo clearly provides, hold w/ stability at speed that a ski that playful just shouldn’t be able to do. Edge to edge transitions really caught me by surprise as well, especially @ 106 under foot - killer. Lightness helps there I suppose and the Citadels certainly are that; whether the exact geometries contribute or it’s just the sum of the choices made (likely the case), I am smitten by the ski’s versatility. Tails hold torsionally when I snap ‘em, almost like a GS ski. Wow!!! In short, a beautifully designed ski that demonstrates the boasted technology is the real deal, unambiguously. I had high expectations; the Citadels exceeded them in just about every way imaginable. The future is indeed here!
Ultimate Ski for Versatility
After just one day skiing on the Citadel, I feel super comfortable with the ski and its ability to perform in a variety of conditions. It felt good in hard pack, light powder, groomers, moguls, and even in the air. I'm a freestyle oriented skier and when looking for a new pair of hybrid-downhill touring skis, the super light, yet incredibly stable, Citadel was the perfect choice. Highly recommend for anyone looking for a ski that is built to conquer just about anything you throw at it
Skiing is Believing
As a mechanical engineer, I was initially drawn to the idea of having a ski that could have a variable stiffness pattern. The idea that I could have a nimble, soft ski for those tree runs and a stiff, chargey ski for ripping groomers sounded too good to be true, but I took a chance and ordered some anyways. I have to say, after skiing them for a season, I am completely sold. This ski does everything they claim it to do and more. I can go from skiing in the trees, making tight, sharp, playful turns then decide I want to go rip the rest of the run on a groomer and just simply exits the trees and lay into the ski. The responsiveness is unmatched and I can't imagine skiing anything else.
Citadels work great
The Citadels are as advertised: light weight and very good downhill performance. I use them in the backcountry but my friend uses them in the steep bumps inbounds. I would definitely get again.
These skis are ludicrous, in all the right ways. The stability when being aggressive is real. I'm fairly sure VibeStop is made at Hogwarts; total magic. I've been skiing about 8 years, probably a lot less than a bunch of other reviewers here, but that said I've NEVER clicked into a new pair of skis and felt at one with them from the very first turn... until now. Usually it takes me a few full days, at least. My trust level in these skis took me completely by surprise, and I love it. Like some reviewers have said (and honestly I didn't 100% believe), although these are marketed as pow skis they *easily* pass for all-mountain. They are CRAZY GOOD on everything. Powder? Like a warm knife through butter. Groomers, hella fun! Crud that feels like wet concrete? Not so cruddy. Icy moguls? Yeah they **** no matter what your ski, but the Citadels manage it! You can buy these knowing you'll still boss the hill most days. Thinking about some Citadels? BUY THEM. Renoun's awesome money back guarantee has you covered (although you very likely won't need it).
I wasn't quite sure about going with a wider ski, and how they would handle everything else besides powder. But WOW! Skiing in Idaho can be variable, and this year was no exception. But was available was no match for there skis. Soft when needed, quick, grippy, stable at speed. I've been in the ski industry for the last 35 years, and have heard all the hype around every gadget and build type. But believe this, Renoun has found it. They deliver on what they say, and my whole family will be riding them next season. I'm 5'10" 165, and 55. Haven't found a place yet where I would want another ski.
These skis are epic. I purchased them on a whim, and so glad I did. The Citadels are stable, responsive, and simply put, they’re hella fun. Seriously, these skis charge. They crush the whole mountain, even in the cruddiest of crud. I had no idea how good these beasty planks would be, and now I almost feel bad for my other skis. Almost! I can't wait for next season already. Also, Cyrus is a legend for hooking us up so quickly and organizing everything. Thanks, Cyrus!
These skis will get skied next season since I broke my femur at the end of December. Even thou a long way away, I am anxious to ski this new ski with the technology that is used in the ski!
I use these for my day-to-day. Great performance with limited chatter in the chop. they hold up excellent in all conditions and light and playful v. other 106 underfoots I have had. Their customer service is great as well as how they back their product.
Powder & Backcountry — 30% on-trail, 70% off-trail.
We designed the Citadel to achieve the impossible: a lightweight ski with stability. To achieve this, we doubled the VibeStop™ embedded in the Citadel’s aspen core and swapped to a full-carbon construction. This additional vibration-reducing VibeStop™ allows the Citadel to weigh under 1,650 grams per ski, while being more stable than heavier competitors. Simply put, it’s the best of both worlds. At 106mm underfoot, it’s soft-snow oriented, yet versatile enough to use as an everyday charger.
Floats steady, carves hard, tours light. A superski.
“Renoun is a genuine pioneer in featherweight ski design. A full-carbon ski, the Citadel 106 stacks up against the most weight-conscious backcountry sticks, but doesn’t suffer from the same chattery stiffness as the others in that class. It skis very much like a precision metal resort cruiser, especially as you open it up. The ski relies on a proprietary and top-secret aerospace polymer that the ice-mad Vermonter scientists call VibeStop™. The faster you ski, the more pressure you apply—or the choppier the terrain—the damper and more powerful the ski gets.”
- David Page, Powder Magazine Buyers Guide
Freeskier Magazine Editors Pick
Powder Magazine Skier’s Choice
PugSki.com Testers Choice
Radius:20m(191cm), 19m(184cm), 18m(178cm), 17m(169cm)
Lengths:191cm, 184cm, 178cm, 169cm
Weight:1,818g (191cm), 1,717g (184cm), 1,635g (178cm), 1,579g (169cm)
Factory Bevel:1 degree base / 1 degree side
VibeStop™ 12 Channels
Core Lightweight Aspen wood core
Reinforcement Full carbon fiber
How Does It Compare?
Citadel 106This ski is our lightest and widest ski and is designed to be an everyday powder ski to be taken anywhere on or off the resort. Floats steady, carves hard and tours light—a “superski.” View Citadel 106 >
Compatible With All Bindings
We engineer all Renoun skis to be compatible with any binding on the market.
(Skis do not come mounted)
Fast Shipping & Returns
Free shipping on all full-priced skis to the US and Canada. We also ship to Europe, Japan and Australia for a fee.
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Renoun uses VibeStop™ in basketball floors like PennState's court in Altoona.
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Renoun has patented VibeStop™ in surfboards and boat hauls. A more stable ride on the water? Yes please.
Love Them Or Your Money Back™
1. Mount Your Skis
Mount up your new Renouns and take them to your favorite mountain.
2. Go Skiing!
Ski 3 days – get a feel for them in a variety of conditions.
3. Not In Love?
If you don't absolutely love them, remove your bindings and send them back for a full refund.
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Drill it. Mount it. Ski it.
We believe in our product & our technology and stand firmly behind them. We offer a Moneyback Guarantee with every full-price ski purchase from us. Ski them up to 3 days within 6 months of delivery and if you aren't absolutely in love, we'll buy them back, no questions asked.
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