For the skier that wants to do it all, look no further! The Black Pearl 88 has a True Blend wood core that allows the skier to get a more stable feel no matter what conditions are. From steeps, bumps, groomers and trees the 88 will take you there. Paired with an Look NX9 Grip Walk binding you will have solid set up. The NX9 is compatible with adult ISO 5355 and Grip Walk boot soles. It aslo has a wide step-in zone making it easy to enter and exit the binding.