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Ticking the Boxes in Jasper

Notes from my last visit to Jasper: Tough terrain? Tres Hombres, Charlie’s Bowl, Cornice, Eagle Ridge and all that touring to be done down the Icefields Parkway…CHECK! Town life? Genuine unpretentious people, no splitting energy between town and a slopeside village, few chain stores, huge choice of restaurants, walkable surroundings (including home from après ski), … More »

Test 2019 – Skevik Anton 102

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews LEGACY PROJECT The Skevik Anton 102 is the evolution of the ski that founded this favoured boutique brand from B.C.’s Okanagan. The Anton 122 was the first ski design Glenn and Gregg Anderson developed in their parents’ garage in Vernon. The boys have since moved out and expanded the … More »

Test 2019 – DPS Cassiar 94

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews HAVE IT YOUR OWN WAY No single turn size or shape works when skiing the entire mountain, so DPS gave its Cassiar family of skis a variable sidecut. From a wide tip the curve of the ski progresses smoothly all the way to the centre of the ski, allowing … More »

Test 2019 – Rossignol Experience 88

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews EXPERIENCE MAKE-OVER From tip to core, Rossignol reworked its popular Experience family of skis, merging knowledge from its freeride and race programs. From the fatter Seven skis comes a lightweight and rockered tip that floats in powder and initiates turns easily. From the Hero side of the family the … More »

Test 2019 – Elan Ripstick Black Edition

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews ONCE YOU GO BLACK… Elan killed it with its freeride-inspired Ripstick last year. It pleased chargers and laid-back skiers alike, with dedicated left and right skis, tapered flex and lots of shape. This year Elan takes it to the next level by wrapping the wood core with extra sheets … More »

Test 2019 – Blizzard Rustler 9

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews NEW RUSTLER IN TOWN Last winter Blizzard launched the Rustler family with two models, both more than 100mm underfoot. This season it introduces the thinner brother, the 94mm-waisted Rustler 9. Like the bigger sizes, the 9 uses a multi-layer wood core of poplar, beech, balsa and paulownia, and a … More »

Test 2019 – Renoun Endurance

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews MOOD-READING SKI RENOUN says its HDT technology reduces chatter by 300 per cent, translating into an overall smoother, more stable ride in any conditions. The secret is a unique polymer laid into eight channels in the ski. The polymer changes in response to vibration, growing stiffer as vibration increases … More »

Test 2019 – Skevik Sevrin

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews SILVERSTAR BOMBER Designed at the foot of SilverStar Mountain Resort, the Skevik Sevrin is made for skiing from the steeps of Putnam Creek to laying trenches on the Silver Woods groomers. A maple wood core runs right to the sidewall, and is sandwiched with triaxial fibreglass on top and … More »

Test 2019 – K2 Pinnacle 88 Ti

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews HIGHER PINNACLE The Pinnacle series is K2’s well-liked all-mountain rippers. Debuted in various widths over the last couple of years, these skis are versatile tools that happily transition from powder to bumps, hardpack and back again. This year K2 continues to fine-tune the winning line. To give the Pinnacle … More »

Test 2019 – Head Kore 99

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews EVEN MORE HARD KORE Head’s Kore series of skis was a hit last year when it debuted in three sizes, 93, 105 and 115. The freeride-inspired construction is lightweight, floaty and intended for ripping groomers. This winter Head is filling the hole in the line with the versatile 99mm … More »

Ticking the Boxes in Jasper

Notes from my last visit to Jasper: Tough terrain? Tres Hombres, Charlie’s Bowl, Cornice, Eagle Ridge and all that touring to be done down the Icefields Parkway…CHECK! Town life? Genuine unpretentious people, no splitting energy between town and a slopeside village, few chain stores, huge choice of restaurants, walkable surroundings (including home from après ski), … More »

Test 2019 – Skevik Anton 102

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews LEGACY PROJECT The Skevik Anton 102 is the evolution of the ski that founded this favoured boutique brand from B.C.’s Okanagan. The Anton 122 was the first ski design Glenn and Gregg Anderson developed in their parents’ garage in Vernon. The boys have since moved out and expanded the … More »

Test 2019 – DPS Cassiar 94

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews HAVE IT YOUR OWN WAY No single turn size or shape works when skiing the entire mountain, so DPS gave its Cassiar family of skis a variable sidecut. From a wide tip the curve of the ski progresses smoothly all the way to the centre of the ski, allowing … More »

Test 2019 – Rossignol Experience 88

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews EXPERIENCE MAKE-OVER From tip to core, Rossignol reworked its popular Experience family of skis, merging knowledge from its freeride and race programs. From the fatter Seven skis comes a lightweight and rockered tip that floats in powder and initiates turns easily. From the Hero side of the family the … More »

Test 2019 – Elan Ripstick Black Edition

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews ONCE YOU GO BLACK… Elan killed it with its freeride-inspired Ripstick last year. It pleased chargers and laid-back skiers alike, with dedicated left and right skis, tapered flex and lots of shape. This year Elan takes it to the next level by wrapping the wood core with extra sheets … More »

Test 2019 – Blizzard Rustler 9

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews NEW RUSTLER IN TOWN Last winter Blizzard launched the Rustler family with two models, both more than 100mm underfoot. This season it introduces the thinner brother, the 94mm-waisted Rustler 9. Like the bigger sizes, the 9 uses a multi-layer wood core of poplar, beech, balsa and paulownia, and a … More »

Test 2019 – Renoun Endurance

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews MOOD-READING SKI RENOUN says its HDT technology reduces chatter by 300 per cent, translating into an overall smoother, more stable ride in any conditions. The secret is a unique polymer laid into eight channels in the ski. The polymer changes in response to vibration, growing stiffer as vibration increases … More »

Test 2019 – Skevik Sevrin

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews SILVERSTAR BOMBER Designed at the foot of SilverStar Mountain Resort, the Skevik Sevrin is made for skiing from the steeps of Putnam Creek to laying trenches on the Silver Woods groomers. A maple wood core runs right to the sidewall, and is sandwiched with triaxial fibreglass on top and … More »

Test 2019 – K2 Pinnacle 88 Ti

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews HIGHER PINNACLE The Pinnacle series is K2’s well-liked all-mountain rippers. Debuted in various widths over the last couple of years, these skis are versatile tools that happily transition from powder to bumps, hardpack and back again. This year K2 continues to fine-tune the winning line. To give the Pinnacle … More »

Test 2019 – Head Kore 99

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews EVEN MORE HARD KORE Head’s Kore series of skis was a hit last year when it debuted in three sizes, 93, 105 and 115. The freeride-inspired construction is lightweight, floaty and intended for ripping groomers. This winter Head is filling the hole in the line with the versatile 99mm … More »

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