Skis

Preview: 2014-2015 Dynastar Powertrack 89

Preview: 2014-2015 Dynastar Powertrack 89

The new Dynastar Powertrack 89 is an intriguing hybrid design that raises all sorts of questions.

Preview: 2014-2015 Volkl Aura

Preview: 2014-2015 Volkl Aura

The popular Volkl Aura has been completely overhauled for the 2014-2015 season.

Preview: 2014-2015 Armada Invictus

Preview: 2014-2015 Armada Invictus

Aug 14, 2014
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Armada built its brand making fun, playful skis like the JJ. But with the new Invictus, Armada is looking to dominate a different category, too: the directional charger.

Preview: 2014-2015 Blizzard Bodacious

Preview: 2014-2015 Blizzard Bodacious

The Blizzard Bodacious is the best-looking ski of the 14/15 season, and it’s not just its looks that have us all excited.

2014-2015 Armada Al Dente

2014-2015 Armada Al Dente

Henrik Harlaut’s pro model, the Armada Al Dente, stands in a class of its own as the widest, most jib-oriented park ski we’ve ever tested.

2014-2015 Nordica OMW

2014-2015 Nordica OMW

The new 181cm Nordica OMW is a versatile park ski, and we’ll tell you exactly how it stacks up to some of the most popular skis in the category.

2014-2015 K2 Annex 98

2014-2015 K2 Annex 98

The K2 Annex 98 is an all-mountain ski that’s really two different skis under the same topsheet.

2014-2015 Salomon X-Drive 8.8 FS

2014-2015 Salomon X-Drive 8.8 FS

The new Salomon X-Drive 8.8 FS is a relatively narrow, super stable ski that shines at speed and in demanding terrain or conditions.

2nd Look: Rossignol Experience 100

2nd Look: Rossignol Experience 100

Here’s our 2nd Look at the Rossignol Experience 100, with comparisons to the Line Supernatural 100.

2014-2015 4FRNT Madonna

2014-2015 4FRNT Madonna

The 4FRNT Madonna is an all-mountain ski that’s fun and playful in lighter, fresh snow, and also does well on groomers and in crud.

2014-2015 Blizzard Sheeva

2014-2015 Blizzard Sheeva

The new Blizzard Sheeva is a more playful, tail rockered all-mountain ski that can still be skied hard.

2014-2015 Moment Belafonte

2014-2015 Moment Belafonte

Once again, one of our favorite skis gets a makeover for next season. Meet the new Moment Belafonte.

2013-2014 DOWN Skis Countdown 2

2013-2014 DOWN Skis Countdown 2

For those looking for a lighter freeride ski (without the tiny turn radius) for inbounds AND backcountry use, the Countdown 2 makes a whole lot of sense.

2014-2015 K2 Shreditor 102

2014-2015 K2 Shreditor 102

The new K2 Shreditor 102 is playful, yet does surprisingly well in variable conditions. It’s right up there with some of our favorite freestyle-oriented all-mountain skis.

2014-2015 Line Pandora

2014-2015 Line Pandora

This season, Line messed with a good thing and overhauled the Pandora. It’s arguably even better now.

2nd Look: Line Supernatural 108

2nd Look: Line Supernatural 108

Apr 27, 2014
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Smooth, intuitive, capable. Here’s our 2nd Look at the Line Supernatural 108.

2014-2015 Salomon Q Lab

2014-2015 Salomon Q Lab

The new Salomon Q Lab is a beefed-up relative of the Quest 105, available in 3 sizes. We take a look at the 190cm and 183cm models.

2nd Look: Rossignol Squad 7

2nd Look: Rossignol Squad 7

Time for our 2nd Look at the Rossignol Squad 7, with more comparisons to other skis in its class.

2014-2015 Rossignol Squad 7

2014-2015 Rossignol Squad 7

While the previous version of the Squad 7 was quite fun in a wide range of terrain and conditions, the new Squad 7 is much more of a specialty tool.

2014-2015 Line Supernatural 100

2014-2015 Line Supernatural 100

The Line Supernatural 100 is a very solid new addition to the ~100mm category. Stable, snappy, nimble. Nice.