Jeff Burke

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DPS Lotus 120 Spoon Skis

DPS took its deeply rockered Lotus 120—which sports a long pintail, tapered tip, and just a smidge of sidecut underfoot—and added a convex base to the shovel of the ski. That’s right, the base is...

Ortovox 3+ Beacon

It makes no difference to Mother Nature whether you’re a few hundred feet outside the resort boundary or deep in the backcountry. At a minimum, if you plan to ski any uncontrolled slope, you need...

G3 AviTech Shovel

The AviTech’s angled geometry is effective at biting into and scooping out large amounts of snow fast.

Gecko Skins

Gecko skins stick equally well to dry and wet surfaces.

Mammut Expert Probe

The sturdy Expert probe deploys quickly and slides easily through varying densities of snow.

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