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Rossignol

Coming to a Ski Shop Near You

From the longest lift lines in memory to locked-down resorts to the continued rise in alpine touring, the one thing uniting skiers across the country is our hopeful look to next season. Gear brands are in the same gondola. (Wearing a face covering, of course!) Despite challenges with supply chains, manufacturing and prototype testing, plenty … More »

Rossignol Blackops Sender Ti ski test

Rossignol Blackops Sender

SKI TEST 2021 ROSSIGNOL BLACKOPS SENDER Ti * EDITORS’ CHOICE * BEST FOR: Charging the entire mountain in any conditions. One tester loved the Sender Ti so much he didn’t bring it back. Eventually others, hungry for their turn, had to hunt him down. Of the 25 models at test day, the Sender Ti delivered … More »

Rossignol Blackops Rallybird ski test

Ski Test 2021 Rossignol Blackops Rallybird * Editors’ Choice* BEST FOR:Making the transition from all-mountain to freeride ripping.  Women “Either I found a better bump run or this ski made it easier.” Ski Canada tester Sarah Hauser wasn’t sure, but after reading the feedback from a dozen others, we are: it was the ski. Tester … More »

Slackcountry – Boots for Walking

Slackcountry For most of us this is where backcountry skiing begins and ends. This style of resort-accessed backcountry goes by many names: slackcountry, sidecountry or simply off-piste. Whatever you call it, bootpacks and skinning time (if indeed there’s any skinning involved) are short, so downhill performance trumps weight. Boots for walking Do-all ski boots designed … More »

Test 2020: Rossignol Nova 14 Ti

Test 2020: Rossignol Nova 14 Ti BEST FOR: High-speed railing. LENGTHS:                153, 160, 167 DIMENSIONS:           123/74/109 RADIUS:                   12@160 SUGGESTED RETAIL: $600 OTHER MODELS:      10 Ti, 8 CA, 6, 4  Like the unisex-equivalent React family, the Novas are carving skis with a race pedigree. None more so than the Nova 14 Ti, the most demanding … More »

Test 2020 – Rossignol React R8 Ti

BEST FOR: Advanced to expert skiers dedicated to carving. LENGTHS:              160, 168, 176, 182 DIMENSIONS:         124/73/110 RADIUS:                 14@176 SUGGESTED RETAIL: $600 OTHER MODELS:    R8 HP, R6 Compact, R4 Sport  “Fun, fun, fun” are Debbie Morrison’s words, but they sum up the smiles charging into the test pit every time someone took this ski out. Men … More »

Test 2019 – Rossignol Hero Elite Multi-Turn Ti

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews PICK YOUR RADIUS The most approachable of Rossignol’s revamped line of race and high-performance carving skis is the Hero Elite MT Ti. The sandwich construction layers a poplar centre with sheets of Titanal to create a ski, says Rossi, that grabs the groomed like a race ski, but with … More »

Boots and bindings 2019

For the Fat-Footed           Wide feet? Do you prioritize comfort over performance? Rossignol’s Speed boots might be just what the foot doctor ordered. The 104mm last is about as wide as ski boots get. (from $230; rossignol.com)             The Eighties Called …and they want their bindings … More »

Test 2018 – Frontside Women Specific models

Test 2018 – Frontside Women Specific models by RYAN STUART in the Fall 2017 issue * price includes binding VÖLKL FLAIR SC E BEST FOR: Ex-racers  *  LENGTHS: 150, 155, 160, 165   *   RADIUS: 13.1@160   *   SIDECUT:  122-72-105   *   $1,049*   The E is key. That stands for efficiency and translates to 200 grams less per ski compared … More »

Buyer’s Guide 2018 – Women

Suffrage has arrived in skiing. Women are finally getting the attention and equipment they deserve, including Ski Canada’s round-up of cutting-edge stuff made just for those rocking the XX chromosome. FOR THE CHIQUITA     Fittingly launched on International Women’s Day, the Chiquita is not just Coalition Snow’s first ski for girls, it’s also a message … More »

Rossignol

Coming to a Ski Shop Near You

From the longest lift lines in memory to locked-down resorts to the continued rise in alpine touring, the one thing uniting skiers across the country is our hopeful look to next season. Gear brands are in the same gondola. (Wearing a face covering, of course!) Despite challenges with supply chains, manufacturing and prototype testing, plenty … More »

Rossignol Blackops Sender Ti ski test

Rossignol Blackops Sender

SKI TEST 2021 ROSSIGNOL BLACKOPS SENDER Ti * EDITORS’ CHOICE * BEST FOR: Charging the entire mountain in any conditions. One tester loved the Sender Ti so much he didn’t bring it back. Eventually others, hungry for their turn, had to hunt him down. Of the 25 models at test day, the Sender Ti delivered … More »

Rossignol Blackops Rallybird ski test

Ski Test 2021 Rossignol Blackops Rallybird * Editors’ Choice* BEST FOR:Making the transition from all-mountain to freeride ripping.  Women “Either I found a better bump run or this ski made it easier.” Ski Canada tester Sarah Hauser wasn’t sure, but after reading the feedback from a dozen others, we are: it was the ski. Tester … More »

Slackcountry – Boots for Walking

Slackcountry For most of us this is where backcountry skiing begins and ends. This style of resort-accessed backcountry goes by many names: slackcountry, sidecountry or simply off-piste. Whatever you call it, bootpacks and skinning time (if indeed there’s any skinning involved) are short, so downhill performance trumps weight. Boots for walking Do-all ski boots designed … More »

Test 2020: Rossignol Nova 14 Ti

Test 2020: Rossignol Nova 14 Ti BEST FOR: High-speed railing. LENGTHS:                153, 160, 167 DIMENSIONS:           123/74/109 RADIUS:                   12@160 SUGGESTED RETAIL: $600 OTHER MODELS:      10 Ti, 8 CA, 6, 4  Like the unisex-equivalent React family, the Novas are carving skis with a race pedigree. None more so than the Nova 14 Ti, the most demanding … More »

Test 2020 – Rossignol React R8 Ti

BEST FOR: Advanced to expert skiers dedicated to carving. LENGTHS:              160, 168, 176, 182 DIMENSIONS:         124/73/110 RADIUS:                 14@176 SUGGESTED RETAIL: $600 OTHER MODELS:    R8 HP, R6 Compact, R4 Sport  “Fun, fun, fun” are Debbie Morrison’s words, but they sum up the smiles charging into the test pit every time someone took this ski out. Men … More »

Test 2019 – Rossignol Hero Elite Multi-Turn Ti

Ski Canada Test 2019 On-Slope Reviews PICK YOUR RADIUS The most approachable of Rossignol’s revamped line of race and high-performance carving skis is the Hero Elite MT Ti. The sandwich construction layers a poplar centre with sheets of Titanal to create a ski, says Rossi, that grabs the groomed like a race ski, but with … More »

Boots and bindings 2019

For the Fat-Footed           Wide feet? Do you prioritize comfort over performance? Rossignol’s Speed boots might be just what the foot doctor ordered. The 104mm last is about as wide as ski boots get. (from $230; rossignol.com)             The Eighties Called …and they want their bindings … More »

Test 2018 – Frontside Women Specific models

Test 2018 – Frontside Women Specific models by RYAN STUART in the Fall 2017 issue * price includes binding VÖLKL FLAIR SC E BEST FOR: Ex-racers  *  LENGTHS: 150, 155, 160, 165   *   RADIUS: 13.1@160   *   SIDECUT:  122-72-105   *   $1,049*   The E is key. That stands for efficiency and translates to 200 grams less per ski compared … More »

Buyer’s Guide 2018 – Women

Suffrage has arrived in skiing. Women are finally getting the attention and equipment they deserve, including Ski Canada’s round-up of cutting-edge stuff made just for those rocking the XX chromosome. FOR THE CHIQUITA     Fittingly launched on International Women’s Day, the Chiquita is not just Coalition Snow’s first ski for girls, it’s also a message … More »

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