The Atomic Vantage X 75 C makes a fantastic value for the true beginner to intermediate skier looking to grow their skills rapidly. The Exo Profile uses a radical 3D profile with slanted, reinforced sidecuts, and a low swingweight that makes the ski very easy to control and maneuver. Atomic's Firewall Sidewalls deliver a frim edge hold on icy snow, and dampen vibrations for a smoother ride. The Light Woodcore is stable once you start to pick up some speed or come across variable snow, but is not too demanding or aggressive for you to learn proper technique. The Vantage 75 has the highlight of Atomic's ski lineup in the Carbon Tank Mesh. Carbon Tank Mesh uses a woven structure of Carbon the increases the stability of the ski, while keeping the total weight to a minimum.