Gear Reviews

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    Smith Maze Helmet

    Said by Smith to be the lightest certified snow helmet, The Maze is super sleek, versatile, and comfortable, but...

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    2017-2018 Praxis Protest

    Question: What ski is among the absolute best in its class, yet far too few skiers know about it? Answer:...

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    2nd Look: Osprey Kode 30 Backpack

    The Osprey Kode 30 is one of the most comfortable, versatile, and organized backcountry ski backpacks on the market....

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    2011-2012 ON3P Billy Goat

    This season, the 191cm ON3P Billy Goat was one of the most damp, most stable, and hardest charging skis...

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    Giro Basis Goggle

    Despite all the abuse our reviewer could dish out, the Giro Basis continued to offer clear, crisp vision.

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    2013-2014 Atomic Access

    In Jackson Hole, Emily Cleveland has found the Atomic Access to be lightweight, playful, and really easy to ski.

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    2nd Look: Moment Night Train

    The Night Train was built to "dominate deep days," "surf big mountain lines," and throw "huge booter spins," and...

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    Intuition Liners – Overview and Reviews

    Custom liners can enhance the performance you're getting from your ski boots. Here, Marshal Olson breaks down the pros...

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    2011-2012 Lange RS 110 S.C.

    The 2011-2012 Lange RS 110 S.C. is a great boot that blends race boot performance with surprising comfort and...

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    2012-2013 Bluehouse Antics

    Minimal swing weight and soft flex make the 2011-2012 Bluehouse Antics a fun rail and jump ski, but durability...

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    2012-2013 4FRNT Turbo

    4FRNT markets the Turbo as a ski for any condition and any terrain. After ten days on the Turbo,...

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    First Ascent Igniter Jacket

    The warmth of a down jacket without the bulk, the First Ascent Igniter is a go-to jacket for just...

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    2013-2014 Volkl Shiro

    The 183cm Volkl Shiro offers a nice blend of versatility and powder performance, but demonstrated some finicky behavior that...

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    2012-2013 Blizzard Dakota, 177cm

    The women's version of the Cochise, the 2012-2013 Blizzard Dakota is one of the burliest big-mountain women’s skis yet.

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    Giro Chapter Helmet

    With easy-to-use vents, solid protection, and easy adjustability, the Giro Chapter is a great all-round helmet—if and when you...

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    3rd Look: MOMENT Belafonte, 182cm

    Will Brown weighs in on the Moment Belafonte, with reference to two other popular skis from this season: the...

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    3rd Look: MOMENT PB&J

    Will Brown offers his two cents to and provides a third look at the PB&J.

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    2012 Burton Cartel Re:Flex Binding

    The 2012 Burton Cartel Re:Flex is packed with new technology, but it's not the same stiff, responsive binding that...

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    2012-2013 Blizzard GunSmoke

    The new GunSmoke is a freestyle-oriented addition to Blizzard's "Free Mountain" lineup, and a very solid addition at that....

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    2012-2013 Line Pandora

    More than just a really good pow ski, the Line Pandora might actually be one of the most sturdy...

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