2012 / 2013 K2 Pettitor
Construction: TwinTech Sidewall with Triaxial Braided Fir/Aspen Core
Radius: 22m @ 179
Rocker line: K2 Powder Rocker tip and Tail, camber underfoot
Skier Type: Intermediate to Sean Pettit
BUY THIS SKI IF: You want a powder ski that doesn’t require the deepest days to be fun. You like to play off every little piece
of natural terrain.
DON’T BUY THIS SKI IF: You don’t like dark a little bit angry graphics, and don’t
care to ever go backwards.
K2 changes up there standard line up this next season when it does away with the Obsethed and “replaces” it with the Pettitor. As ski legend Seth Morrison gets more and more into big mountain touring adventures it gave K2 a perfect opportunity to put their biggest new athlete Sean Pettit on a pro model of his very own. And so it is…The Pettitor is born, the Obsethed is no longer and Seth Morrison
will have the all new SideSeth (more on that later).
The Pettitor is a true pro model and built to ski like Pettit does. Playful and nimble yet still powerful enough to ratchet up the speed and send it off something big. 120mm under foot, The Pettitor feels far narrower on the hard pack than the numbers show. The tip and tail tapers back in keeping the swing weight low perfect for spins and tight trees. The rocker profile puts K2’s Powder Rocker in the tip and tail and a ton of camber underfoot making the Pettitor ultra lively and still fun to play around on the hard snow. The graphics appear to be all Pettit, with a deep dark red and black.
Tons of pop this is the pow ski for someone who wants to play on every little piece of terrain like their private park. But unlike some skis in this category the Pettitor still has enough stiffness and beef (the stiffest ski in the K2 Factory line) to it to really crank up the speed. Over all I had a ton of fun on this ski and think it’s a big improvement over the Obsethed, which is saying a lot!