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Black Diamond Helio Carbon 104 Skis 2025 - Used

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Product Info

The Black Diamond Helio Carbon 104 Skis are the pick for mid-winter touring missions when you know it's going to be deep. Light enough for full days, wide enough to float the goods, and stout enough to stand tall when the going gets gnarly, the Helio Carbon 104 uses a pre-preg Carbon fiber layup over an engineered Paulownia wood core, with plenty of gradual tip rocker and full ABS sidewalls all around to put the power on your edges.

Product Details

Rocker Type

178 cm334mm Tip Rocker / Camber / 242mm Semi-Rocker Tail


Engineered Paulownia CorePaulownia wood is the material of choice when light weight is required, but compromising downhill performance is not an option. The stiffness and weight properties of paulownia wood make it the go-to material when using carbon fiber layups. Its slightly softer longitudinal stiffness allows for the use of stiffer carbon composites without compromising the flex profile of the ski. It has good compressive and shear properties, which allow for remarkably smooth and chatter-free ski performance at very low weight.


Titanal Binding PlateA high-strength metal plate is embedded underneath the composite layer to ensure that binding screw retention is never a concern. This plate also serves to increase torsional stiffness and provides a solid foundation underfoot.

Pre-Preg CarbonA blend of High-strength carbon fiber oriented along multiple axes combined with strategic amounts of high-strength E-Glass for toughness and damping, this layup is optimized for efficiency without giving up downhill performance. Toughened epoxy resin is added in precise quantities prior to ski manufacturing to ensure precise weight and consistent quality. This layup is ideal for any backcountry mission.


Full-Perimeter ABS SidewallsABS sidewalls wrap the entire perimeter of the ski, offering optimal durability and damping. Used on skis designed for maximum downhill performance and durability, but optimized for minimal weight.


PTEX 4500 BaseIndustry-accepted as the premium base material, this sintered UHMW-PE base provides very high density for excellent durability and wax retention, combined with high carbon content for superior glide.

Additional Features

ABS Tail Protector

Integrated Skin Clip Slot

Handmade in Austria

Binding Compatibility

We recommend a brake width equal to or at most 15 mm wider than the ski waist width.


  • Terrain: All-Mountain, Alpine Touring More 
    All-Mountain Alpine Touring
  • Skis: No Bindings
  • Ability Level: Advanced-Expert More 
  • Rocker Type: Rocker/Camber/Rocker More 
  • Turning Radius: Medium More 
  • Core/Laminates: Carbon, Metal, Wood
  • Tail Type: Flat More 
  • Warranty: 1 Year
Size (cm) 160 166 172 178 184
Tip Width (mm) 130 131 131 132
Waist Width (mm) 104 104 104 104
Tail Width (mm) 117 118 118 118
Turning Radius (m) 20 21 22 23
Indiv. Ski Weight (g) 1351 1353 1450 1610

Other Notes

Black Diamond products can only be shipped within the United States and Canada



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