Skis

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.

2013-2014 Wagner Custom Skis

2013-2014 Wagner Custom Skis

We’ve already covered the design process. Time now for Garrett Altmann to review the Wagner Custom skis he competed on for the Freeride World Tour.

2013-2014 Caravan SB 100

2013-2014 Caravan SB 100

The Caravan Skis SB 100′s soft flex makes it a fun, poppy, all-mountain ski that’s great for jibbing around the park.

2014-2015 Dynastar Cham 117

2014-2015 Dynastar Cham 117

The Dynastar Cham 117 is a relatively lightweight pow ski that is most at home in soft conditions and deep conditions.

2014-2015 Black Diamond AMPerage

2014-2015 Black Diamond AMPerage

Black Diamond tweaked the AMPerage and positioned it as an outstanding quiver of one. So we put 17 days on it in every condition to see if that’s true.

2013-2014 Voile Charger BC

2013-2014 Voile Charger BC

The Voile Charger BC is a touring ski that incorporates a waxless, fish scale pattern on the bases that are a real asset in certain backcountry situations.