Blizzard Bonafide Skis

We’ve read the reviews on the web for Blizzard Bonafide Skis and summarize the results below:

Universal Rankings

Peak Score: 96 (out of 100)
User Rating: 4.9 stars   
Expert Rating 4.6 stars 

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Pros & Cons

Reasons to buy:

User Reviews

  • Great all around ski for fast and aggressive skiers
  • Fast and carvy on the groomers
  • Stable in crud and hard pack
  • Easily makes both long and short radius turns
  • Busts through crud and wet snow
  • Responsive and quick in bumps considering its width
  • Smooth and damp
  • Fun and floaty in moderate amounts of powder
  • A true one ski quiver

Expert Reviews

  • A fantastic all mountain ski
  • Best carving ski in the all-mountain category
  • Maybe the most stable ski on the market
  • Confident edge hold

Reasons NOT to buy:

User Reviews

  • Not for unaggressive skiers
  • Heavy
  • Less ideal for very big powder days
  • Not as playful as Volkl Mantra

Expert Reviews

  • Not for the faint-hearted or cautious skiers
  • This ski may intimidate some skiers


The Blizzard Bonafide is for strong skiers who like to go fast. It is stable and surprisingly agile and excels in almost all snow conditions. It is not a powder ski, but will perform well in moderate powder conditions.

User rankings were reviewed on REI, Backcountry, Amazon, and Evo. Expert rankings were reviewed on InTheSnow,, and GearInstitute