Dimensions:136-106-126mm

Radius:18m

Weight:1,635g/ski

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  • Super-light
    Full carbon fiber for more power and confidence without the added weight.
  • Play anywhere
    Floats like a dream yet grips to groomers so well you'll wonder if you took racing lessons.
  • Dominate uphill
    Lightweight and stable. It's called "a super-ski" for a reason.
  • Save your knees
    VibeStop soaks up chatter and vibrations so your knees don’t have to.
Durable Nylon Topsheet
Titanal Binding Reinforcement Plate
UHMW Sidewall
12 inlays of VibeStop™
Carbon Fiber
4001 Sintered Race Base
Carbon Fiber
Aspen Wood Core
24 oz Triaxial Fiberglass
Hardened Steel Edges
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Ski longer with VibeStop™

A non-Newtonian polymer called VibeStop™ is precisely inlayed into every ski we make. When exposed to vibrations while skiing, the polymer instantly reacts and actively dampens the ski up to 300%. Instantly adapting to ski conditions and your skiing style, VibeStop™ allows you to ski harder, run after run.

It’s not rocket science. It’s ski science.

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Minimized Chatter

VibeStop™ decreases chatter & vibrations by over 300%.

More grip

Less chatter means better grip for more control — let it rip.

Increased Confidence

More stability for greater confidence no matter what terrain you're on.

These aren't your grandfather's skis.

Space-age materials to let you ski longer, ski harder and have more fun on the hill.
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Handmade

All Renoun skis are handmade in Canada using the finest materials.

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06/05/2022
WD
Will D.
United States United States

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.

04/21/2022
LD
Lee d.
Canada Canada

MIND. BLOWN.

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).

04/11/2022
HF
helmut f.
United States United States

Outstanding

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.

04/11/2022
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Anna
Canada Canada

Citadels FTW

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!

04/10/2022
BC
Bruce C.
United States United States

Citadel 106

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!

03/01/2022
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Alex
United States United States

great skis

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.

02/21/2022
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John S.
United States United States

Absolutely Incredible!!!

Ok. You guys are ridiculous. My neighbor highly recommended your skis and I was interested in new ones, so based upon his recommendation and your guarantee, I went “all in” on your skis even though the technology was very difficult to believe. I bought the 106s first since I’m used to skiing all the time on powder skis. Loved them immediately even in ******, for Jackson Hole, ski conditions. My neighbor then also convinced me to get the 98s so I did. But since my wife was watching me spend money on skiing (I was also buying new boots and liners) I decided to get her the womens 98s….and new boots….and new liners. Today we both skied on our 98s for the first time. The snow in JH was better than the last 2-3 weeks due to a few inches of snow, so less hard and icy. All we can say is WOW!! I’m 68, been an athlete my whole life, and felt like I was 30 years old. My wife is 66, not a life long athlete, but in good shape. She was a completely different (better) skier today and was skiing faster than me several times. I have been concerned that there will be a day when she stops skiing when I still have many years left. That day will come, but your skis will give her many more years skiing with me, putting off the inevitable. Thank you so much!! Now I’m waiting for some good powder to really rip on the 106s. The Renoun technology is for real! Unbelievable!!

02/18/2022
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Annie
United States United States

Best ski around - this is the real deal

This is one of the best skis I've ever been on, bar none. I live in Utah and ski 100+ days a year. I've always been skeptical of trying shorter carbon skis for fear of sacrificing stability at speed. The Citadel allayed my worries within a couple of turns. These skis are lightweight, stable, powerful at all speeds, easy to turn, and most of all, a *ton of fun*. VibeStop is the real deal, and Renoun's moneyback guarantee makes trying these boards a no-brainer. You won't regret it!

02/01/2022
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Eric
Canada Canada

Best skis I've ever owned

Got the Citadels last season and I am loving them. You can float across powder with these and still cut through the chop without getting tossed around. They are very responsive and you can feel the difference when they stiffen up on the crud. I saw immediate improvement in my ability and confidence after switching to the Citadels. My only critique is that the matte finish on the top scratches easily, unlike with a semi-gloss finish you find on most skis. So you will end up with some noticeable scrapes in the design through regular use (2021 version - maybe they've changed this in newer editions).

01/23/2022
JB
Joe B.
United States United States

Great ski

I bought a pair of your Citadel 106 last year. I have been a Volkl skier for many years. They were the one brand I could not outski. Your money back guarantee gave me a chance to try your brand at no risk. I have skied your skis in all conditions. From wind scoured glacial ice, Northwest crud, powder and spring corn. The Renoun ski has never blinked at what I have asked of it. Thank You for the great product,

01/10/2022
RG
Robert G.
United States United States

Serious skis for serious skiers

I used these skis for the second time today at Hunter Mountain. I discovered that they won't tolerate laziness, but aggressive turning handled typical Eastern hardpack and the often annoying sudden change of conditions from icy to slush. I'm glad I got the longer size. I was very stable in difficult conditions.

01/10/2022
ED
Eric D.
United States United States

Can’t wait

Haven’t used em yet. Live in Hawai’i. Three weeks March. Park City. Can’t wait ! I’ll let ya know.

01/09/2022
JG
Jared G.
United States United States

Citadel The King

Finally got my first day on the Citadel 106. Day at Whiteface Mt in NY. Definitely not ideal conditions for the skis main purpose but all the better to prove the design and technology is unlike any other ski I’ve used. Conditions were fast and as always typical of east coast snow, icy and hard. The skis performed amazingly. Held edge bombing down the trails and was incredible to feel the ski stiffen up as you gained speed. Beyond impressed. Can’t wait to try them in the conditions they were actually designed for. And seriously considering adding to my quiver with a more east coast friendly pair from the Renoun lineup. For reference I bought the Citadel to primarily use as a side and backcountry setup as they are mounted with Salomon shift bindings for short tours.

01/09/2022
JC
Jack C.
United States United States

Do-it-all

Not only are these skis incredibly light and playful, they also hold an edge in bad conditions and will float like powder skis in deep snow. Frankly it’s hard for me to imagine skiing on a different pair of skis ever again.

12/10/2021
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Zane F.
United States United States

Quiver Killer

I recently added the Citadel 106 to my collection as a wider ski for those deeper days. However, the Citadel skis so well that I am now selling my other (85mm) skis and rocking the Citadels 7 days a week!

04/23/2021
RS
Rick S.
United States United States

Took the Place of Four Pair of SkisQ

I’m a ski patroller in Utah. I purchased a pair of Citadel 106s toward the end of the 20-21 ski season and have had four days of skiing on them. Those days consisted of icy, packed powder, crud and corn conditions. I was able to compare my 178cm Citadel 106s against my Salomon QST 113s and 106s, and my Moment Deathwish Tours. Based on my four days I’m ready to get rid of my Salomons and Moment skis. The Citadels felt comfortable from the start. They ran true on the groomers, cut through the crud and cruised over the packed powder. They got on edger easily so that I may also find my Rossignol Experience 84s gathering dust in seasons to come. My Citadel tour set up using Marker Kingpins weigh in at 2337 grams a piece, whereas my other three tour setups range from 2650 - 3590 grams, making the skin far easier than I’m used to. The Citadel 106s may become my one ski quiver.

Best Use

Powder & Backcountry — 30% on-trail, 70% off-trail.

Description

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.

Awards

“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

ISPO Gold
Blister Recommended
Backcountry Select

Specs

Waist:106mm

Dimensions:136-106-126mm

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

Construction

VibeStop™ 12 Channels

Core Lightweight Aspen wood core

Reinforcement Full carbon fiber

Engineering
VibeStop

Vibration Reducing Polymer

8 Channels of VibeStop™ provide unmatched dampness. Soft and playful at rest, yet stiffens when vibrations increase or force is applied.

Carbon Fiber

High Tech Stability

A full carbon construction means, more power and confidence without the weight.

Aspen Full Wood Core

Lightweight Strength

A strong, yet lightweight wood delivers a perfect balence of stability and backbone.

Race Base

Speed isn't an issue...

Our 4001 Sintered Race Base makes keeps your skis quick and nimble.

How Does It Compare?

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Citadel 106

This 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)

Free 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.

Order by 1pm Monday-Friday EST for same-day shipping.

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.

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