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

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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

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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

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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 »

Fall 2015

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Vol. 44 #2 published week of October 12, 2015 photo: ERIC BERGER * skier: Matty Richard * snow: Whistler SKI CANADA TEST 2016  PART 2: ON-PISTE CRUISERS AND ADVENTURE ALL-MOUNTAIN Sun Peaks was once again home to our annual ski test, where we put next year’s skis through their paces. Written by CHRIS CANDOW AND … More »

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 By Marty McLennan, Technical Editor * News and Trends From the … 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 »