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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Outside’s Ski Test

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

Jakob Schiller
Mar 28, 2017

Testing the Atomic Backland 109s

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.

Nov 29, 2016