Black Crows Anima Freebird Skis 2019

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£669.95 In stock

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A cross-breeding of big mountain profile with lightweight touring performance

The 2019 Black Crows Anima Freebird lets you ascend under your own steam, before dropping into the deepest and steepest terrain you can handle. Whether you’re skinning or boot packing, you’re going to spend a lot of time with the Anima Freebird on your feet or your back, so Black Crows have used every trick in the book to shave off as much unnecessary weight as possible.

‘Cause I’m as free as a bird now, and this bird you cannot change

The standard Anima is already pretty lightweight, but by replacing some poplar cores with paulownia, Black Crows save you more valuable grams that’ll help you skin for longer – that’s where the “Freebird” comes from. The remaining poplar gives the core durability with consistent flex. It’s then layered with carbon and fibreglass sheets for torsional stiffness and longitudinal pop and recoil, resulting in an ultra-light loadout which is both responsive and powerful.

Dreamy float, stable response and nimble handling

The Anima Freebird benefits from a slightly softer flex than the standard model. Not only does this make it more comfortable for skinning, but it also makes skiing powder feel more surfy and loose. Black Crows throw in some nose and tail rocker for bags of float too. Not to be outdone by its beefier counterpart, the Freebird has plenty of edge hold thanks to the camber underfoot.

The Black Crows Anima Freebird is a superlight big mountain freetourer that makes self-powered ascents effortless and waist-deep descents even more memorable.

The best bits…

  • Lightweight combination of paulownia and poplar wood cores
  • Torsionally stiff glass and carbon fibre overlays
  • ABS Sidewall
  • Durable Semi-Cap Construction
  • Short classic camber
  • Longitudinal Flex for carving in powder
  • Weight in at 3700g/pair @ 182.1cm

Specifications

Sidecut 142/115/126
Camber Type Hybrid
Weight (kg) 1.85
Waist Width (mm) 115
Turn Radius (m) 21
Terrain Powder
Individual Weight (kg) 1.85
Lengths available 176, 182 and 188

Size Guide

Skier Height (cm)

Skier Height (ft & in)

Suggested Length for Advanced Skier (cm)

Suggested Length for Intermediate Skier (cm)

Suggested Length for Beginner Skier (cm)

137

4'6"

140

135

125

142

4'8"

145

140

130

152

5'0"

155

145

135

158

5'2"

165

155

145

168

5'6"

175

165

155

173

5'8"

180

170

160

178

5'10"

185

175

165

183

6'0"

190

180

170

188

6'2"

195

185

175

193

6'4"

200

190

180

Shipping

  • Free | Non-Tracked - £0.00

    Delivery expected by Friday 23 November

    Small items are dispatched with the Royal Mail 48 service, which is estimated to take three to five working days. This service is not trackable and there are no guarantees on delivery date.
    Large or heavy items may need to be shipped with a different service, if you'd like to know more, contact us on 0131 260 9677. If the Postman is unable to deliver, you may be required to go to your local Mail sorting office to collect the package

  • Standard | Non-Tracked - £1.99

    Delivery expected by Wednesday 21 November

    Dispatched with Royal Mail 1st Class. Delivery will be made by your Postman at the usual time. This service is not trackable and there are no guarantees on delivery date. For larger items, we may need to ship with a courier, if you'd like to know more, get in touch on 0131 260 9677. If the Postman is unable to deliver, you may be required to go to your local Mail sorting office to collect the package.

  • Next Working Day | Tracked - £4.99

    Delivery expected by Tuesday 20 November

    Most items will be dispatched with DPD and are fully track-able. The delivery must be signed for so someone must be at the specified address to accept the items. It is not possible for the delivery driver to leave the packages without a signature.
    In rare cases, rural addresses may be 2 days for delivery. If you are concerned please get in touch before placing order.
    The cut-off for next day delivery is 12 noon. However, if placing an urgent order after this deadline, please call us on 0131 260 9677 and we will do our best to ensure it gets to you in time.

  • DPD 12 Noon | Tracked - £14.99

    Delivery expected by 12:00 on Tuesday 20 November

    Delivery will be made by 12noon on the next working day (Monday to Friday). This delivery must be signed for, so someone must be at the specified address to accept the delivery.
    The cut-off for next day delivery is 12 noon. However, if placing an urgent order after this deadline, please call us on 0131 260 9677 and we will do our best to ensure it gets to you in time.

  • DPD Saturday 12 Noon | Tracked - £19.99

    Delivery expected by 12:00 on Saturday 24 November

    Delivery will be made by 12noon on the Saturday morning. This delivery must be signed for, so someone must be at the specified address to accept the delivery.
    The cut-off for next day delivery is 12 noon. However, if placing an urgent order after this deadline, please call us on 0131 260 9677 and we will do our best to ensure it gets to you in time.

  • Collect in Store - £0.00

    You can place your order online and drop into our store in Edinburgh, Scotland, to collect your order. Please enter your billing address into the delivery address section, and tick the box to say both addresses are the same.
    Orders will be kept aside for 2 weeks. If you require longer, please email contact@freezeproshop.com

Returns

We will happily exchange or refund items up to one month from the date of receipt (see cancelation policy). In addition to this we may be able to exchange or refund items returned outwith this timeframe if they are in unused and perfect condition but a small re-stocking charge may apply, please contact us by email to discuss this before sending goods back within this time frame.

On the back of your delivery note you will find your returns form which details the returns process. If you can't find it you request one from orders@freezeproshop.com

The above does not affect your statutory rights.

Faulty items that are under manufacturers warranty can be returned to us and if found to be faulty will be refunded or replaced, this is subject to inspection by the manufacturer. Please contact us for a returns authorisation before sending, if found not to be faulty then we may have to charge for any re-posting costs and will be unable to cover your return costs.

NON-RETURNABLE ITEMS-

  • Underwear (for obvious reasons)
  • Skis and ski bindings which have been mounted, as these will have been done to your specific requirements
  • DVDs which have been opened
  • Any item which is missing tags or is not in a new condition

Please note, that customers are responsible for the cost of returning items to us for returns or exchanges, however we will happily cover the cost of shipping exchanges back to you.