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Test 2019 backcountry – Xalibu Torngat

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews THE HEIGHT OF QUEBEC It’s a sure sign of the rise of backcountry skiing that la belle province is home to another backcountry ski brand. Xalibu is an up-and-coming, randonnée-focused Quebec ski manufacturer and the Torngat is its newest and lightest ski, a long-distance workhorse. Named after the mountain … More »

Backcountry Boots & Bindings

KICKING GRAMS Whatever their spirit creature, ski-touring boots keep getting lighter. The Do-it-all Bragging top-notch downhill and backcountry technology, Lange’s new XT Free 130 is ready for any powder-hunting mission. It uses Dual Core in the shell, a way of mixing different densities of plastic for better power transfer and flex. The Grilamid plastic is … More »

Test 2019 women – K2 Tough Luv

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews SO MUCH SKI LOVE K2 took the 20th anniversary of its Women’s Alliance as an excuse to rethink almost its entire female-focused ski line. In the LUV Machine line of on-piste skis are two new models, the 72Ti and 74. The 72Ti is a missile with a 72mm waist … More »

Test 2019 women – Volkl Secret

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews DON’T TELL THE GUYS The women’s version of the popular Völkl Mantra M5 (now in its fifth reincarnation) is the Secret. It shares many of the same attributes that make the M5 one of the most anticipated skis coming out this year, including a Titanal frame, carbon tips and … More »

Test 2019 women – Line Pandora 94

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews LIKE A CHARM Line tapped pro skier Hadley Hammer for input on its new all-mountain ski, the Pandora. “The most important thing about a ski is versatility,” she says. “You’re never skiing the same conditions all day long.” The three-ski collection takes three distinct takes on the sentiment of … More »

Test 2019 women – Sego Up 108

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews DYER’S DESIGN For the last decade, Lynsey Dyer has reigned as one of the best big-mountain skiers in the world. The American has starred in ski movies, won big-mountain comps and has skied on six continents—and the Sego UP 108 is her ski. Dyer worked with Sego owner and … More »

Test 2019 women – RMU Valhalla 95

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews STIFFER IS BETTER To design the Valhalla 95, RMU talked to women patrollers, rippers and pros, then sent out 30 pairs of skis with slight tweaks. What the company found was that women want a stiff and powerful all-mountain ski. You can ramp up the performance even more by … More »

Test 2019 women – Salomon Aira 80 Ti

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews LIGHT LIKE AIR, EH? Like your skis versatile and light? The Salomon Aira lineup might be what you’re looking for. The equivalent of the unisex XDR collection of skis, the Airas are frontside-leaning all-mountain skis with a focus on weight. The core is ash and poplar wood with cork … More »

Test 2019 women – Fischer My Pro Mt 86

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews THE WIDER SISTER Fischer is giving women a little more girth…in their skis. Its all-mountain My Pro Mt family topped out at 84mm last year. This year it added an 86mm model. It touts itself as having GS-turning capabilities, with a poppy poplar core, lightweight carbon nose and a … More »

Test 2019 women – Elan Delight Black Edition

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews SWAROVSKI ON THE SLOPES Inlaid into the topsheet of the Elan Delight Black Edition are actual Swarovski crystals. While they don’t add anything to the performance, they do set off the black topsheet with a bit of bling. For the Black Edition model, Elan took its already excellent Delight … More »

Test 2019 backcountry – Xalibu Torngat

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews THE HEIGHT OF QUEBEC It’s a sure sign of the rise of backcountry skiing that la belle province is home to another backcountry ski brand. Xalibu is an up-and-coming, randonnée-focused Quebec ski manufacturer and the Torngat is its newest and lightest ski, a long-distance workhorse. Named after the mountain … More »

Backcountry Boots & Bindings

KICKING GRAMS Whatever their spirit creature, ski-touring boots keep getting lighter. The Do-it-all Bragging top-notch downhill and backcountry technology, Lange’s new XT Free 130 is ready for any powder-hunting mission. It uses Dual Core in the shell, a way of mixing different densities of plastic for better power transfer and flex. The Grilamid plastic is … More »

Test 2019 women – K2 Tough Luv

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews SO MUCH SKI LOVE K2 took the 20th anniversary of its Women’s Alliance as an excuse to rethink almost its entire female-focused ski line. In the LUV Machine line of on-piste skis are two new models, the 72Ti and 74. The 72Ti is a missile with a 72mm waist … More »

Test 2019 women – Volkl Secret

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews DON’T TELL THE GUYS The women’s version of the popular Völkl Mantra M5 (now in its fifth reincarnation) is the Secret. It shares many of the same attributes that make the M5 one of the most anticipated skis coming out this year, including a Titanal frame, carbon tips and … More »

Test 2019 women – Line Pandora 94

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews LIKE A CHARM Line tapped pro skier Hadley Hammer for input on its new all-mountain ski, the Pandora. “The most important thing about a ski is versatility,” she says. “You’re never skiing the same conditions all day long.” The three-ski collection takes three distinct takes on the sentiment of … More »

Test 2019 women – Sego Up 108

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews DYER’S DESIGN For the last decade, Lynsey Dyer has reigned as one of the best big-mountain skiers in the world. The American has starred in ski movies, won big-mountain comps and has skied on six continents—and the Sego UP 108 is her ski. Dyer worked with Sego owner and … More »

Test 2019 women – RMU Valhalla 95

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews STIFFER IS BETTER To design the Valhalla 95, RMU talked to women patrollers, rippers and pros, then sent out 30 pairs of skis with slight tweaks. What the company found was that women want a stiff and powerful all-mountain ski. You can ramp up the performance even more by … More »

Test 2019 women – Salomon Aira 80 Ti

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews LIGHT LIKE AIR, EH? Like your skis versatile and light? The Salomon Aira lineup might be what you’re looking for. The equivalent of the unisex XDR collection of skis, the Airas are frontside-leaning all-mountain skis with a focus on weight. The core is ash and poplar wood with cork … More »

Test 2019 women – Fischer My Pro Mt 86

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews THE WIDER SISTER Fischer is giving women a little more girth…in their skis. Its all-mountain My Pro Mt family topped out at 84mm last year. This year it added an 86mm model. It touts itself as having GS-turning capabilities, with a poppy poplar core, lightweight carbon nose and a … More »

Test 2019 women – Elan Delight Black Edition

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews SWAROVSKI ON THE SLOPES Inlaid into the topsheet of the Elan Delight Black Edition are actual Swarovski crystals. While they don’t add anything to the performance, they do set off the black topsheet with a bit of bling. For the Black Edition model, Elan took its already excellent Delight … More »

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