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Posts tagged with ‘Niseko’

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    2nd Look: LINE Mr. Pollard’s Opus

    We're about to post our thoughts on the new Line Magnum Opus, but before we do, we wanted to...

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    DPS Nori Adjustable Pole

    Let's talk ski poles. Actually, let's talk about really outstanding, adjustable-length, carbon fiber ski poles.

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    2014-2015 LINE Mr. Pollard’s Opus

    Eric Pollard and Line have created a playful pow ski with a backbone. Freestyle-minded skiers ought to be excited.

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    2013-2014 LINE Influence 115

    This season’s Line Influence 115 has been redesigned, and it is going to appeal to a different—and broader—crowd.

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    2012-2013 Rossignol Squad 7

    The Rossignol Squad 7 is one of our favorite new big-mountain boards of the upcoming season. Find out how...

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    2013-2014 One-Ski Quiver: Reviewers’ Choices

    One ski, for every day on the mountain, any and all conditions. This is the Holy Grail of the...

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    Volkl Nanga Pants

    The Volkl Nanga is an extremely comfortable pant with a clean, sleek design that will keep you warm on...

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    Eider Niseko Jacket

    If you're going to test the Niseko jacket from Eider, you might as well test it in the place...

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    2nd Look: 2013-2014 Volkl Shiro

    The Volkl Shiro is a fully rockered, fat powder ski that still handles incredibly well on groomers.

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    TREW Cosmic Jacket

    Unsurprisingly, the Cosmic jacket measures up to the burliness, versatility, and stylishness we've come to expect from Trew. So...

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    CEP Wintersport Compression Socks

    CEP Wintersport Socks promise a lot, from reducing muscle strain to enhancing performance, but do they deliver? Yes and...

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    Hestra XCR Short Glove

    The Hestra XCR Short glove offers excellent fit, comfort, and breathability, and will hold up to all but the...

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    2011-2012 Dynafit Gaia

    With a good balance of weight and stability, the 2011-2012 Dynafit Gaia AT boot makes touring a breeze without...

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    2nd Look: 2012-2013 Rossignol Squad 7

    Here's another look at the excellent Rossignol Squad 7 with comparisons to the Rossi S7, Super 7, Moment Bibby...

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    2nd Look: 2012-2013 Blizzard GunSmoke

    Finally, some disagreement around here. The 2012-2013 Blizzard GunSmoke has drawn some contrasting opinions. Andrew Gregovich loved it, but...

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    Arc’teryx Micon pant

    The Arc'teryx Micon pant has a perfect freeride cut, offers complete waterproof protection, and is at home in a...

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    2013-2014 Blizzard Bodacious

    From Niseko, Japan, to Juneau, Alaska, the Blizzard Bodacious proved to be a relatively forgiving ski that is awfully...

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    2016-2017 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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    Trip Report: Niseko Roundup

    Our final photo trip report from Niseko.

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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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