In February, we put more than 250 pairs of next winter's skis through their paces at Snowbird, Utah. We're talking 18 testers, three days, and a total of 1.5 million vertical feet. Find out which planks rose to the top in the Winter Buyer's Guide, which hits newsstands in October. In the meantime, let photographer Lee Cohen take you through the test.
This month, Red Bull sponsored a team of the world's best mountaineers to ski across the Alps in less than 41 days
The gear you need to shred all winter long
Shred all winter long with these essentials
We put 161 pairs of planks through the paces during our annual ski test at Snowbird mountain in Utah. These eight won out.
The Utah-based ski company claims its new "glide treatment" will make your skis slippery for life. We tested it and came away impressed.
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
A group of Outside editors took advantage of a recent snowstorm to rip around on some of the newest designs for winter 2017-18
Everything you need to go up and down
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