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Buyer’s Guide 2016

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Vol. 44 #1 published week of August 24, 2015 photo: STEPHANE GODIN  *  skier: Lucas Swieykowski  *  snow: Rosa Khutor, Russia photo: YVES GARNEAU  *  skier: Jonas Delogne  *  snow: Verbier, Switzerland CONTENTS BACK TO THE FUTURE – 2016 Skis, Boots, Bindings & Poles * News and Trends From the Trenches * He Said, She… More »

Winter 2015

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Vol. 43 #4 published week of January 26, 2015     FEATURES THE BUSINESS OF SKIING What goes around, comes around in the ownership and management of ski resorts. BY GEORGE KOCH   GUDAURI AND BEYOND  Exploring Europe’s highest mountains on skis is the best way to experience the former Soviet state of Georgia.  STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY KARI… More »

December 2014

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VOL. 43 #3 published week of November 18, 2014 photo: NIC ALEGRE  *  skier: Ryan Sullivan *  snow: Whistler, BC   photo: JOHN SCHWIRTLICH  *  snow:  Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing SKI CANADA TEST 2015 PART 3: EASY CRUISERS Sun Peaks was the perfect mountain and host resort to test the best of this season’s skis. WRITTEN BY… More »

Fall 2014

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Volume 43 #2 published week of October 13, 2014       SKI CANADA TEST 2015 PART 2: ON-PISTE CRUISERS AND ADVENTURE ALL-MOUNTAIN Sun Peaks was the perfect mountain and host resort to test the best of this season’s skis. WRITTEN BY D’ARCY SEGO, TEST EDITOR  FEATURES PLEASURE PALACE Mica Heli’s tenure in the Rockies… More »

Buyer’s Guide 2015

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Volume 43 #1 Buyer’s Guide 2015 published week of August 25, 2014  photo: CHRISTOPH SCHOCH  *  skier: Mariella Eisenhauer  photo: RYAN CREARY  *  snow: Mica Heli, Revelstoke BC CONTENTS GEAR UP! 2015 SKIS  *  BOOTS  *  BINDINGS North American ski shops experienced one of their best winters ever, with sales up seven per cent over… More »

Winter 2014

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Volume 42 #4 PUBLISHED WEEK OF JANUARY 27, 2014 FEATURES WHAT’S A MEDAL WORTH? Judged vs. timed sports: the value of Olympic gold. By George Koch IT’S TWINS! The Fernie Freeride Team proudly announces the arrival of some favourites from the twintip toy box. By Ron Betts BACK OF BEYOND You don’t have to look… More »

December 2013


Vol. 42 #3 PUBLISHED WEEK OF NOVEMBER 25, 2013   CONTENTS SKI CANADA TEST 2014 PART 3: CRUISERS Mid-range performance in long and short turns. Written by Ron Betts POWDER SKIS Fat boys, off-piste, heli- and cat-skiing. Written by Ron Betts  FEATURES RACER READY? For elite athletes and their families, sacrificing education in pursuit of… More »

Fall 2013

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Vol. 42 #2     PUBLISHED WEEK OF OCTOBER 21, 2013 CONTENTS SKI CANADA TEST 2014 PART 2: BIG MOUNTAIN, ADVENTURE ALL-MOUNTAIN AND ON-PISTE CRUISERS Fernie once again took up the challenge of hosting North America’s longest-running magazine ski test. Written by Erin Keam, D’Arcy Sego and Ron Betts FEATURES FORCED AIR A safer way… More »

Buyer’s Guide 2014


Vol 42  #1     Published week of August 19, 2013  CONTENTS BUYER’S GUIDE 2014 GEAR FOR THE GODS By Marty McLennan, Technical Editor SKIS * High Performance * All Mountain * Big Mt./Freeski *Park, Pipe & Beyond BOOTS * BINDINGS SKI CANADA TEST 2014 PART 1: EXPERT ALL-MOUNTAIN AND SLALOM Fernie once again took up the… More »

Winter 2013

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Vol. 41  #4 Published week of January 21, 2013.     FEATURES HOW SAFE? Steven Threndyle examines what’s been done to ensure the safety of Ski Cross athletes since the tragic death of Nik Zoricic. MADE FOR POWDER This year’s crop of fat boys was put through their paces by the guides at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing…. More »