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Park & Pipe 2011

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Park & Pipe means abuse. From riding rails to landing kickers, these twintips operate equally well on both steel and snow, they function forward and backward, are light enough to spin, yet resilient to stick impossible landings. Here’s a sampling of some of our favourites.   top row, left to right: Atomic Punx, Blizzard The … More »

Bindings 2011

TOUR-READY Marker took its success with wide-ride, slackcountry-specific bindings (read Baron and Duke) and optimized their weight-to-performance ratio for touring in this season’s Tour F10 and F12 (the numbers relate to maximum DIN settings). The Tour series uses a wide-ride toe stance, successfully delivering turn energy to today’s bigger boards, and cuts out all extra … More »

Poles 2011

Multi-tasker K2’s light and powerful Lock Jaw Carbon Alu adjustable-length poles come with a no-slip, one-touch locking mechanism (that’s where it gets its name), full-length carbon shaft, integrated inclinometer for settling arguments over how steep it actually is, and a solid, oversize grip ideal for pushing your way through the deep and skiing your way … More »

All Mountain skis 2010

All-Mountain All-Mountain is the broadest category out there, and it can mean just about everything. As the popularity of going sidecountry booms, many of the big brands are making skis to fi t the category. When choosing a ski, figure out what All-Mountain means to you. K2, for example, states that its All-Mountain boards are … More »

Big Mountain 2010

“Big-Mountain” means huge snow. Forget carve and grip; think slash and smear. Skis needpop, and tails that respond to that deal-breaking question: “Did he stick the landing?” K2’s BackSide line, sold flat (without bindings), is indicative of the trend throughout the industry, especially for the genre leader K2. Rossignol’s Phantom line does just the same, offering four … More »

Women and skis 2010

Women and Skis Manufacturers have picked sides in the debate. And they all agree: yes, women are different from men. Theirs is a biological argument, claiming a woman’s centre of mass is anatomically much lower than a man’s. Thus the all-important and complex issues of stance and ski geometry need reviewing. Several industrial corollaries, or … More »

Park & Pipe 2011

P&P2011.3

Park & Pipe means abuse. From riding rails to landing kickers, these twintips operate equally well on both steel and snow, they function forward and backward, are light enough to spin, yet resilient to stick impossible landings. Here’s a sampling of some of our favourites.   top row, left to right: Atomic Punx, Blizzard The … More »

Bindings 2011

TOUR-READY Marker took its success with wide-ride, slackcountry-specific bindings (read Baron and Duke) and optimized their weight-to-performance ratio for touring in this season’s Tour F10 and F12 (the numbers relate to maximum DIN settings). The Tour series uses a wide-ride toe stance, successfully delivering turn energy to today’s bigger boards, and cuts out all extra … More »

Poles 2011

Multi-tasker K2’s light and powerful Lock Jaw Carbon Alu adjustable-length poles come with a no-slip, one-touch locking mechanism (that’s where it gets its name), full-length carbon shaft, integrated inclinometer for settling arguments over how steep it actually is, and a solid, oversize grip ideal for pushing your way through the deep and skiing your way … More »

All Mountain skis 2010

All-Mountain All-Mountain is the broadest category out there, and it can mean just about everything. As the popularity of going sidecountry booms, many of the big brands are making skis to fi t the category. When choosing a ski, figure out what All-Mountain means to you. K2, for example, states that its All-Mountain boards are … More »

Big Mountain 2010

“Big-Mountain” means huge snow. Forget carve and grip; think slash and smear. Skis needpop, and tails that respond to that deal-breaking question: “Did he stick the landing?” K2’s BackSide line, sold flat (without bindings), is indicative of the trend throughout the industry, especially for the genre leader K2. Rossignol’s Phantom line does just the same, offering four … More »

Women and skis 2010

Women and Skis Manufacturers have picked sides in the debate. And they all agree: yes, women are different from men. Theirs is a biological argument, claiming a woman’s centre of mass is anatomically much lower than a man’s. Thus the all-important and complex issues of stance and ski geometry need reviewing. Several industrial corollaries, or … More »

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