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  • Jonathan Ellsworth Parlor Skis Mountain Jay

    2017-2018 Parlor Skis Mountain Jay

    The Parlor Skis Mountain Jay has a unique shape and rocker profile that immediately got our attention, and you...

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  • Brian Lindahl, Head Monster 88

    2017-2018 Head Monster 88

    Here's our full review of the new Head Monster 88.

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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 Line Sick Day 114

    The Sick Day 114 is the widest ski in LINE’s new Sick Day series, and we are reviewing the...

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    2017-2018 G3 SENDr 112

    The G3 SENDr 112 is supposed to be a hard-charging, backcountry ski. So how serious of a ski is...

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    2017-2018 Black Diamond Helio 105 Carbon

    Black Diamond says the Helio 105 Carbon “balances playful, soft-snow performance with technical precision,” which sounds a bit contradictory,...

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    2017-2018 G3 Scala LT Skins

    G3 has updated their deep-snow-oriented Scala skin to cut weight. So how does the new Scala LT perform, and...

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    2017-2018 Faction Prodigy 2.0

    New for 17/18, Faction is introducing the "Prodigy" series. We take a look at the series in general, and...

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  • Cy Whitling on the Black Crows Anima

    2017-2018 Black Crows Anima

    Update: reviewer Paul Forward now weighs in on the Anima, and offers more comparisons.

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    Deep Dive: Playful Pow Skis

    We compare the J Skis Friend, Line Mordecai, Black Crows Anima, Armada ARV 116 JJ, ON3P Kartel 116, Blister...

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    2017-2018 LINE Sick Day 104

    Line has completely overhauled their Sick Day series, so here's some beta on the new line, and our initial...

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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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    2017-2018 Sego Big Horn 106

    Sego's Big Horn 106 is a compelling one-ski-quiver option for a wide range of skiers.

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    2017-2018 Armada ARV 116 JJ

    We've been spending time on Armada's latest powder ski, the all-new ARV 116 JJ.

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    2017-2018 Faction Dictator 3.0

    Factions new "Dictator" series is designed for hard-charging "lunatics" and "maniacs." Here's our initial look at the 105mm-wide Dictator...

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    2017-2018 4FRNT Devastator

    Here's our full review of the 184 cm 4FRNT Devastator, with thoughts on length, mount point, stability vs maneuverability,...

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    2017-2018 ON3P Wrenegade 108

    The ON3P Wrenegade 108 is said to be a maneuverable “big gun.” So just how big of a gun...

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    2017-2018 Black Crows Daemon

    We take an initial look at the Daemon, the new all-mountain, reverse-camber design from Black Crows.

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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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    2017-2018 Folsom Skis Primary (custom), 188 cm

    The project: design and build a Folsom custom ski for Blister's editor-in-chief. Check out the thought process that went...

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