Author: Jake Stern

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FullSend Ski Co is South Dakota’s First Ski Manufacturer

FullSend Ski Co is South Dakota’s First Ski Manufacturer

Growing up in the plains of Pierre, South Dakota, Doug Bachand wasn’t exactly a natural-born skier. But why should that stop him? Bacha [...]
Affordable housing is just 400 miles from the chairlift

Affordable housing is just 400 miles from the chairlift

Featured Image: Jake Stern Welcome to the Almost Heaven Realty! We couldn’t be more excited to pair you with the mountain property o [...]
Colorado’s Most Exclusive Reservation is in RMNP

Colorado’s Most Exclusive Reservation is in RMNP

Featured Image: Matt Power There’s a certain crowd in the après ski scene—you’ll know them at first glance—for which the skiing come [...]
[DEEP DIVE] Atomic Maverick 100 Ti Review

[DEEP DIVE] Atomic Maverick 100 Ti Review

Featured Image: Liam Doran Few doubt the Austrians’ ability to build excellent skis. Atomic has been doing it out of its factor [...]
[DEEP DIVE] Fischer Ranger 102 FR Review

[DEEP DIVE] Fischer Ranger 102 FR Review

Featured Image: Emrik Jansson If you’re going to make a ski as eye-catching as the Fischer Ranger 102 FR, it has to rip. This v [...]
[DEEP DIVE] DPS Koala 103 Review

[DEEP DIVE] DPS Koala 103 Review

Featured Image: Rock Menzyk A new addition to the Foundation line, the Koala 103 will challenge any preconceived notions you mi [...]
[DEEP DIVE] Icelantic Saba Pro 107 Review

[DEEP DIVE] Icelantic Saba Pro 107 Review

Featured Image: John Howland Colorado born, Montana-based Parker Norvell honed his skills in the park, but now seeks soft snow [...]
[DEEP DIVE] Icelantic Saba Pro 107 Review

[DEEP DIVE] Icelantic Saba Pro 107 Review

Featured Image: John Howland Colorado born, Montana-based Parker Norvell honed his skills in the park, but now seeks soft snow [...]
[DEEP DIVE] K2 Mindbender 99 Ti Review

[DEEP DIVE] K2 Mindbender 99 Ti Review

Featured Image: Paris Gore The K2 Mindbender line is back for another season with waist widths ranging from 85 to 116 mm underf [...]
[DEEP DIVE] Head Kore 99 Review

[DEEP DIVE] Head Kore 99 Review

Featured Image: Matt Power After a friend and fellow ski tester first clicked into a set of Kore 99s and ripped a lap down the [...]
[DEEP DIVE] Blizzard Bonafide 97 Review

[DEEP DIVE] Blizzard Bonafide 97 Review

Featured Image: Frank Shine For over a decade, Blizzard’s Bonafide has been tearing it up inbounds, a bona fide charger—sorry, we [...]
[DEEP DIVE] Salomon QST 98 Review

[DEEP DIVE] Salomon QST 98 Review

Featured Image: Arthur Bertrand The all-new Salomon QST 98 marks the third generation of the popular QST line. The QST 98 imp [...]
[DEEP DIVE] J skis The Masterblaster Review

[DEEP DIVE] J skis The Masterblaster Review

Featured Image: Christopher Newett Last year, we described The Masterblaster as having “handling reminiscent of a Corvette, paire [...]
[DEEP DIVE] Bollé Ryft Helmet Review

[DEEP DIVE] Bollé Ryft Helmet Review

Featured Image: Fabian Bodet Bollé first entered the winter market in 1960 with the introduction of its ski-specific eyewear, off [...]
[DEEP DIVE] Völkl M6 Mantra Review

[DEEP DIVE] Völkl M6 Mantra Review

Featured Image: Cam McLeod With over a decade of heritage, the Mantra is a brand-defining ski for Völkl. The M6 Mantra continues [...]
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