Author archive for Brian Lindahl

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    BCA Float 27 Speed Avalanche Airbag

    This year, BCA released an all-new lighter and more compact version of their Float airbag system, and we’ve been...

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    2018-2019 Fischer Ranger 115 FR

    After getting a couple reviewers on it in conditions ranging from firm and rough to steep and very deep,...

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    2018-2019 Whitedot R.118 Ragnarok

    While its name might suggest that it’s an extraordinarily demanding ski, we’ve found the Whitedot Ragnarok to be both...

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    2017-2018 Faction Prime 2.0

    Faction says their touring ski, the Prime 2.0, “excels at high speeds, but keeps it surprisingly nimble when things...

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    2017-2018 Dynastar Mythic 97

    We’ve now had two reviewers on the Dynastar Mythic 97, and weigh in on how this light touring ski...

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    2017-2018 Fritschi Tecton 12

    We’ve got another update on the Tecton 12 with a lot of new information, including our on-snow comparisons of...

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    2017-2018 HEAD Kore 93

    The HEAD Kore 93 is the lightest inbounds ski we’ve ever seen, and it punches well above its weight...

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    2017-2018 Salomon QST Pro 130

    The Salomon QST Pro 130 is a heat-moldable, lightweight boot with a unique design, and it’s also compatible...

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    2016-2017 Kastle BMX 105

    Kastle calls the BMX 105 a “powerful freeride ski” that can handle pretty much anything. So where did we...

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    17/18 HEAD Kore 93

    I’ve just spent a few days at Arapahoe Basin on the 180 cm HEAD Kore 93, and like the…

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    2017-2018 Head Monster 108

    So how similar or different is the new 17/18 HEAD Monster 108? Is it still a supremely stable big-mountain...

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    3rd Look: 2017-2018 Blizzard Cochise

    The Cochise has been one of the most important all-mountain skis on the market for years, and it comes...

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    Truck M1 Glove

    The Truck M1 glove is a ski / work glove at a phenomenal price ($29.95). So how does it...

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    2017-2018 Fischer Ranger 108 Ti

    The Fischer Ranger 108 Ti combines good float with very energetic carving abilities.

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    2016-2017 Tecnica Cochise 130 Pro

    We’ve put 30 more days in the Tecnica Cochise 130 Pro, so here is our long-term update on performance...

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    2nd Look: Giro Zone MIPS Helmet

    After 40 more days in the Zone MIPS we've got a 2nd Look at Giro's high-end helmet.

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    Giro Contact Goggle & Zone MIPS Helmet

    Here are our reviews of the updated (and very good) Giro Contact google, and the Giro Zone MIPS helmet.

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    2017-2018 Black Crows Camox Freebird

    We've got more time on the 16/17 Camox Freebird from Black Crows, which comes back unchanged for 17/18.

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    2017-2018 Fischer Ranger 98 Ti

    The Fischer Ranger 98 Ti is light, snappy, and energetic. It’s easy to ski, but it also responds very...

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    2017-2018 Salomon QST 99

    The Salomon QST 99 is a strong ski for its weight, and it performs quite well in powder and...

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