The Salomon Gemma is a great ski for expert skiing women that can fly down any smooth groomer at fast speeds. The 85mm waist can be quick edge to edge, and will give you more support and stability when things get cruddy or bumpy. Salomon's Comfortech has fibers that dampen out vibrations before they reach your feet for smooth skiing. Carve Rocker has a small amount of rocker in the tip that initiate turns quickly for you, and camber underfoot that provides you will a high amount of rebound. The Gemma has Control Frame Technology that has a unique 3D shape that gives you the best edge grip possible at the contact points of your skis. Salomon's Semi-Sandwich Construction has a vertical sidewall underfoot that gives you a strong amount of edge grip, with a Monocoque cap on the tips and tails that improve the maneuverability of the ski. A Light Density Wood Core is very lively and snappy the helps the Gemma excel in short to medium radius turns. If you are an expert that wants a smooth ride for carving down a steep groomer, the Salomon Gemma is a perfect choice for you.