Just because it was fun doesn't mean it was easy
Whether you ski more powder or hardpack, these planks have the chops to perform on any mountain, any day
Thanks to a plethora of new materials, skis are getting way more versatile.
Each March, Outside and Backcountry team up to test next season’s backcountry skis, boots, and bindings, the best of which end up in each magazine’s winter Buyer’s Guide
We were excited to test out the Atomic Backland 109 skis, and they didn’t disappoint. We loved the tapered tips and fun performance in fresh powder.
We had a lot of fun skiing the Blizzard Zero G 108 skis, and found them ideal for backcountry touring.
The La Sportiva Vapor Float skis are incredibly light and proved ideal for touring and powder skiing.