Marla Bailey

Marla Bailey

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Völkl Attiva Aura - Backcountry Skis: Reviews

ALPINE TOURING The third-year Aura is lively on hardpack and absorbs crud, thanks to Völkl's poplar-and-beech core and the two sheets of titanium that cover it. Bonus: The progressive sidecut...

Marla Bailey and Sheridan Davis
Nov 1, 2010

22 Designs Bombshell - Backcountry Bindings: Reviews

TELEMARK Good for Telemark The Bombshell wins again. She's, well, bomber, with five settings that allow for a handful of telemark styles; a solid, stainless-steel toepiece; and a six-inch,...

Marla Bailey and Sheridan Davis
Nov 1, 2010

Garmont Elektra - Backcountry Boots: Reviews

TELEMARK Good for Telemark While a few hard-chargers preferred the slightly heavier Scarpa T1 Lady for in-bounds turns, they raved about the flyweight Elektra off track. It's a good boot for...

Marla Bailey and Sheridan Davis
Nov 1, 2010

Black Diamond Joule - Backcountry Skis: Reviews

TELEMARK Good for Telemark Like all the women-specific telemark and AT skis we tested, the Joule didn't stand up to our most aggressive female skiers. But it held its own in tricky...

Marla Bailey and Sheridan Davis
Nov 1, 2010

Naxo NX22 White - Backcountry Bindings: Reviews

ALPINE TOURING Good for Alpine Touring A smaller version of the nx22 Black, the nx22 White better accommodates women's boot sizing and features Naxo's three-point hinge for ergonomic...

Marla Bailey and Sheridan Davis
Nov 1, 2010

Scarpa Diva - Backcountry Boots: Reviews

ALPINE TOURING Good for Alpine Touring Scarpa's superlight, four-buckle Diva still provides the best downhill performance of any AT boot. The Dynafit compatibility allows for ultralight...

Marla Bailey and Sheridan Davis
Nov 1, 2010