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Vol 46 #4

published week of January 29, 2018 WINTER 2018 issue FEATURES PYEONGCHANG 2018    Ski Canada’s Olympic primer will help you cheer for the right skiers—or at least talk knowledgeably on your next chairlift ride.  by RYAN STUART A SUPREME RULING  The highest court in the land has given its go-ahead to skiing on Jumbo.  by GEORGE KOCH SKI … More »

Vol 46 #3

published week of November 13, 2017 FEATURES TEST 2018 – Backcountry: TRY A COMBO  *  K2 Wayback 88 * Elan Ibex 94 Carbon * Volkl VTA 98 * Raccoon Grizzly 116 * Black Diamond Route 105  *  Icelantic Nomad  *  Fischer Hannibal 96  *   Choose some new gear this winter to make the most of … More »

Vol 46 #2

published week of October 16, 2017 2018 ON-SLOPE REVIEWS PART 2: FREERIDE AND  FRONTSIDE Ski Canada sent testers across Canada to demo the best of what’s new this season—here are our favourites.    By RYAN STUART,  Technical Editor FEATURES BEST OF BOTH WORLDS Sampling the Okanagan duo of Big White and SilverStar kept IAN MERRINGER and … More »

Vol 46 #1

published week of September 4, 2017  Buyer’s Guide 2018 YOUR GEAR IS HERE What’s Trending  What’s the latest in ski gear? Where’s the sport heading? When we take a step back and look around there are trends in motion, changing the landscape in ski width, media, sunglasses and head protection. What Kind of Ski Do You … More »

Vol 45 #4

published week of February 1, 2017 photo: NIC ALEGRE  *  skier: Sam Smoothy  *  snow: Neacola Mountains, Alaska photo: ZOYA LYNCH  *  skier: Breanne McMurray  *  snow: Mistaya Lodge, BC FEATURES SPINNING  THE WHEELS Scott Russell takes Ski Canada’s Ian Merringer down the Road to the Olympic Games. NO SPEED LIMIT Local boy Joss Advocaat takes … More »

Vol 45 #3

published week of November 14, 2016 photo: GEOFF HOLMAN * skier: Todd Avison * snow: Selkirk Wilderness Skiing SKI CANADA TEST 2017 FAT & FABULOUS  The guides at Mike Wiegele’s were happy to ride these plus-size beauties. BY RON BETTS PART 3: BIG MOUNTAIN Ski Canada gathered a group of 40 testers in Jasper, Alberta, last March … More »

Vol 45 #2

published week of October 10, 2016 photo: STEPHANE GODIN  *  skier: Richard Amacker  *  snow: Rosa Khutor, Russia photo: TEMPEI TAKEUCHI  *  skier: Shikaichi Ueki  *  snow: Pemberton, B.C. SKI CANADA TEST 2017 PART 2: CARVERS, CRUISERS AND SLALOM Ski Canada gathered a group of 40 testers in Jasper, Alberta, last March to test more than 120 pairs … More »

Vol 45 #1

published week of August 22, 2016 photo: ADAM CLARK * skier: Reine Barkered * snow: Abisko, Sweden photo: BLAKE JORGENSON * skier: Ian Macintosh * snow: Blackcomb Mountain GEAR GUIDE 2017 THE CHANGING FACE OF GEAR Skis, boots and beyond, there’s plenty in store for 2017. By RYAN STUART, Technical Editor What’s Trending You’re saying it wrong … More »

Winter 2016

Vol 44 #4 published week of February 1, 2016 FEATURES  AN UNUSUAL YEAR The 2015 season made the search for powder at Fernie, Panorama and Kicking Horse a challenge of surprises. BY ANDREW FINDLAY POWDER PEOPLE Mike Wiegele’s heli-guides know a thing or two about testing fat skis. BY RON BETTS, TEST EDITOR  BEST OF … More »

December 2015

Vol 44 #3 published week of November 23, 2015 photo: HENRY GEORGI * skier: Dylan Siggers * snow: Fernie, BC SKI CANADA TEST 2016  PART 3: EASY CRUISERS – Mid-range performance in long and short turns Don’t be fooled by the “easy” in this category title. It doesn’t refer to “easy terrain” but to “easy cruising.” … More »

Vol 46 #4

published week of January 29, 2018 WINTER 2018 issue FEATURES PYEONGCHANG 2018    Ski Canada’s Olympic primer will help you cheer for the right skiers—or at least talk knowledgeably on your next chairlift ride.  by RYAN STUART A SUPREME RULING  The highest court in the land has given its go-ahead to skiing on Jumbo.  by GEORGE KOCH SKI … More »

Vol 46 #3

published week of November 13, 2017 FEATURES TEST 2018 – Backcountry: TRY A COMBO  *  K2 Wayback 88 * Elan Ibex 94 Carbon * Volkl VTA 98 * Raccoon Grizzly 116 * Black Diamond Route 105  *  Icelantic Nomad  *  Fischer Hannibal 96  *   Choose some new gear this winter to make the most of … More »

Vol 46 #2

published week of October 16, 2017 2018 ON-SLOPE REVIEWS PART 2: FREERIDE AND  FRONTSIDE Ski Canada sent testers across Canada to demo the best of what’s new this season—here are our favourites.    By RYAN STUART,  Technical Editor FEATURES BEST OF BOTH WORLDS Sampling the Okanagan duo of Big White and SilverStar kept IAN MERRINGER and … More »

Vol 46 #1

published week of September 4, 2017  Buyer’s Guide 2018 YOUR GEAR IS HERE What’s Trending  What’s the latest in ski gear? Where’s the sport heading? When we take a step back and look around there are trends in motion, changing the landscape in ski width, media, sunglasses and head protection. What Kind of Ski Do You … More »

Vol 45 #4

published week of February 1, 2017 photo: NIC ALEGRE  *  skier: Sam Smoothy  *  snow: Neacola Mountains, Alaska photo: ZOYA LYNCH  *  skier: Breanne McMurray  *  snow: Mistaya Lodge, BC FEATURES SPINNING  THE WHEELS Scott Russell takes Ski Canada’s Ian Merringer down the Road to the Olympic Games. NO SPEED LIMIT Local boy Joss Advocaat takes … More »

Vol 45 #3

published week of November 14, 2016 photo: GEOFF HOLMAN * skier: Todd Avison * snow: Selkirk Wilderness Skiing SKI CANADA TEST 2017 FAT & FABULOUS  The guides at Mike Wiegele’s were happy to ride these plus-size beauties. BY RON BETTS PART 3: BIG MOUNTAIN Ski Canada gathered a group of 40 testers in Jasper, Alberta, last March … More »

Vol 45 #2

published week of October 10, 2016 photo: STEPHANE GODIN  *  skier: Richard Amacker  *  snow: Rosa Khutor, Russia photo: TEMPEI TAKEUCHI  *  skier: Shikaichi Ueki  *  snow: Pemberton, B.C. SKI CANADA TEST 2017 PART 2: CARVERS, CRUISERS AND SLALOM Ski Canada gathered a group of 40 testers in Jasper, Alberta, last March to test more than 120 pairs … More »

Vol 45 #1

published week of August 22, 2016 photo: ADAM CLARK * skier: Reine Barkered * snow: Abisko, Sweden photo: BLAKE JORGENSON * skier: Ian Macintosh * snow: Blackcomb Mountain GEAR GUIDE 2017 THE CHANGING FACE OF GEAR Skis, boots and beyond, there’s plenty in store for 2017. By RYAN STUART, Technical Editor What’s Trending You’re saying it wrong … More »

Winter 2016

Vol 44 #4 published week of February 1, 2016 FEATURES  AN UNUSUAL YEAR The 2015 season made the search for powder at Fernie, Panorama and Kicking Horse a challenge of surprises. BY ANDREW FINDLAY POWDER PEOPLE Mike Wiegele’s heli-guides know a thing or two about testing fat skis. BY RON BETTS, TEST EDITOR  BEST OF … More »

December 2015

Vol 44 #3 published week of November 23, 2015 photo: HENRY GEORGI * skier: Dylan Siggers * snow: Fernie, BC SKI CANADA TEST 2016  PART 3: EASY CRUISERS – Mid-range performance in long and short turns Don’t be fooled by the “easy” in this category title. It doesn’t refer to “easy terrain” but to “easy cruising.” … More »

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