2019 Skis, Boots & Bindings Preview
DENVER, CO – After the dust settled from the massive Outdoor Retailers trade show at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver , we put together a list of 2019 skis, boots and bindings. Here are several new products that are very exciting for the 2018/2019 skis season. 2019 SKI BINDINGS The SHIFT Binding from Salomon  [...]
Dynafit Beast 98 Ski Review
From the company that changed touring we have this great all around ski. A quiver of one? Perhaps. I got the ski after my trip to California last spring. I was looking for something that could handle spring lines and winter pow. What is the ideal width to balance corn and pow? What mixture of  [...]
8 Best Men’s Touring Skis
Touring skis range widely in dimensions, weight, and construction. Manufacturers and experts design touring skis with everything from the side cut to the color in mind. With tenuous thoughts of losing a ski, or even scarier, getting buried, a high-visibility top coat is essential to ensuring your trip in the mountains is as safe as  [...]
5 Skis from Armada that Rip
Armada has been making skis for 10 years; they make everything from great skis for the Park and Pipe to skis that slay Big Mountain Lines. In the past 10 years they have got from a brand the young park kids were looking for , now those kids still ski Armada , but they also  [...]
2015 Salomon Q-Lab Ski Review
Salomon has been making a push for versatility in their freeski category this year, and the Salomon Q-lab is the best expression of that. This ski is a mash up of characteristics that gives it solid performance across a wide variety of terrain. Fin out more in my review below : Salomon Q-Lab Review Built  [...]
Scarpa Maestrale RS Alpine Touring Ski Boot Review
Since its inception in 2012, the Scarpa Maestrale RS has been lauded as the second coming of the messiah by many big names in the ski industry (I’m looking at you, Lou Dawson). Praised for its relatively low weight, and widely used by guides and patrollers due to its great walking mode paired with the  [...]
Volkl Katana V-Werks Ski Review
Are you looking for a light weight ski, which your Grandpa can ski? Or are you looking for a hard charger that would make a great touring Ski? The Volkl V-Werks Katana Ski is both light weight, ready to plow through waist deep powder, spray a ski instructors on the groomers and hit the access  [...]
WSD Amalgamates Steering Towards a Custom Ski
WSD sells only customized skis, so take this review as an indicator of the potential of the ski (and the brand) instead of a definitive review. I arranged to test a demo version of the Amalgamate, a stiff, 100 mm underfoot, double rockered model in their line. WSD Custom Skis (renamed from WuBanger) was started  [...]