If powder is what you are looking for, the Rossignol Blackops Sender will serve you well in the backcountry! The Blackops Sender is 100% freeride and floats superbly in the deep powder. But if you occasionally make some turns on the piste that is no problem for the Blackops Sender. The Blackops Sender will deliver nice round, wider carved turns on piste and makes sideslipping turns just as easily.
Speeding through tracked snow is what little skis do better than the Blackops Sender. The Blackops Sender has lots of stability and excellent absorption of irregularities in the terrain, a nice rocker construction and a very nice flex. The Rossignol Blackops Sender will bring maximum fun off piste and solid performance on piste.