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iF3 MONTREAL SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Hot on the heels of the iF3 Festival unveiling details for their Whistler event on October 19th – 22nd (which includes the...

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VOLKL 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CONTEST

When one looks back on the history of skiing, and which brands have played a pivotal role in making the sport what...

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iF3 WHISTLER SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Calling anyone in and around the Whistler area! The iF3 Festival is kicking off its world tour on October 19th – 22nd...

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BLANK COLLECTIVE FILMS – FEEL REAL TRAILER

In conjunction with Salomon, Blank Collective Films is proud to release the trailer for their 2022 film, Feel Real.

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FACTION SKIS IS A CERTIFIED B CORP

The Faction Collective is proud to announces that the company is now B Corp Certified.

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THE 2023 PEOPLE’S SKI TEST PREVIEW

Now that the year’s latest and greatest skis are arriving at your local ski shop, in an effort to help determine which...

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – BLIZZARD HUSTLE 10

There are plenty of touring skis on the market, but with the all-new Hustle 10, Blizzard has taken a different approach by focusing on downhill performance first, and then making it into a lightweight uphill machine.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – BLIZZARD RUSTLER 10

The Blizzard Rustler 10 is a reliable and agile all-mountain ski that tackled any type of terrain with poise and ease.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – BLIZZARD SHEEVA 11

The Blizzard Sheeva 11 is the perfect example of a versatile ski. It performed well in both soft and hard pack conditions, and was able to handle all sorts of variable terrain.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – DYNASTAR M-FREE 108

The Dynastar M-Free 108 is a light, nimble and amazing freeride ski that was easy to operate and manoeuvre all over the mountain in any type of snow conditions.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – DYNASTAR M-FREE 99

It’s hard to put into words just how much I loved the Dynastar M-Free 99, as it’s one of the most dependable and versatile pair of planks that I’ve had the joy of clicking into.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – DYNASTAR E-PRO 99

If you’re like me, you dream about powder skis and touring skis, but give little thought to the ski you’re on 90 per cent of the time—the every day ski. The E-Pro 99 changed that for me.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – FACTION MANA 3

The all-new Faction Mana 3 is the perfect compromise between the directional versus double rocker dilemma.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – FACTION PRODIGY 3

As much as we would all love to ski fresh tracks all day, every day, the reality is, if you want to get after it, some days you’re going to be crushing pre-loved pow.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – FACTION DANCER 3X

I’ve always heard that the ballerina is the greatest athlete in the world, and the Faction Dancer 3X embraces this identity.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – FISCHER RANGER 102

The Fischer Ranger 102 is a perfect pair of planks for an intermediate to advanced skier who’s looking to ski sunny resort laps with the family in any type of snow conditions.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – FISCHER RANGER 96

The completely redesigned Fischer Ranger 96 is a playful ski that’s ready, willing and able to tackle a variety of snow conditions.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – FISCHER RANGER 90

In the midst of a mid-winter drought across British Columbia, the Fischer Ranger 90 proved to be an ideal ski for low-tide conditions.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – HEAD KORE 111

If an all-wheel drive Ferrari and a CF-18 Hornet fighter jet had a baby, it would be the Head Kore 111.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – HEAD KORE 105

As the lightest and stiffest-feeling ski I tried, the Head Kore 105 was like the Toyota 4Runner of the test for me.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – HEAD KORE 97W

The Head Kore 97 W is an extremely adaptable ski that performed well in any and all conditions.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – LINE BLADE OPTIC 104

Having never tried a ski from Line before, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I clicked into the Blade Optic 104 for the first time. Its top sheet graphic has a rally car-like look to it, and that’s not where the similarities end.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – LINE VISION 98

I was both curious and excited to try this ski, because I’ve owned its wider counterpart, the Vision 108, for a few years now. And to my delight, but not surprise, it didn’t disappoint.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – LINE PANDORA 94

The Line Pandora 94 is a versatile and user-friendly ski that would be ideal for a beginner or intermediate female skier who’s looking for a pair of planks that will help progress her abilities to a more adventurous level.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – NORDICA UNLEASHED 108

The Nordica Unleashed 108 is like Thanksgiving dinner, with all the fixings.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – NORDICA UNLEASHED 98 W

The all-new Nordica Unleashed 98 W is an unbelievably fun ski that excelled in all types of terrain.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – NORDICA SANTA ANA UNLIMITED 93

The Nordica Santa Ana Unlimited 93 is an all-mountain explorer. An out-of-bounds kind of gal.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – ROSSIGNOL BLACKOPS 118

The Rossignol Blackops 118 is a coveted freeride pow ski. I have a pair in my personal quiver, and look for any and every excuse to take it out.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – ROSSIGNOL SENDER 106 TI

The Rossignol Sender 106 Ti is the daily driver of a ski I have been seeking for years. No gimmicks, no funny business.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – ROSSIGNOL RALLYBIRD 104 TI

The first thing I noticed, and enjoyed the most, about the all-mountain charger that is the Rossignol Rallybird 104 Ti was how fast it could ski.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – SALOMON QST BLANK

I had the privilege of skiing the Salomon QST Blank in a variety of conditions, which was great, because that really is the best way to showcase this ski’s multi-faceted abilities.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – SALOMON QST 98

The Salomon QST 98 is a lightweight, manoeuvrable and reliable all-mountain ski that excelled in a wide variety of terrain and conditions.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – SALOMON QST STELLA 106

The more I think about the Salomon QST Stella 106, the more I want to compare her to the “good time gal.”

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – SCOTT SUPERGUIDE 95

With more and more people heading out into the backcountry, and advancements in equipment making it that much easier to do so, Scott has built a user-friendly ski for those starting to venture off the beaten track.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – SCOTT PURE MISSION 98 TI

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I dropped into my first run on this noticeably stiff ski: a rained-on, re-frozen, skating rink of a groomer. But to my surprise and delight, not only did it hook up—it cut in like a scalpel.

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THE PEOPLE’S SKI TEST – SCOTT PURE MISSION 98 TI WOMEN’S

The Scott Pure Mission 98 Ti W is a lightweight, multi-faceted ski that was enjoyably stable, reliable and versatile in all types of conditions both in and out-of-bounds, regardless of how challenging they were.

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Now that summer is in the rearview mirror, and as good ol’ Ned Stark loved to growl, winter is coming, we’re excited...

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BEN GIRARDI CERRO CATEDRAL PHOTO GALLERY

Words & Photo by Ben Girardi This season at Cerro Catedral in Argentina was unlike any I’ve experienced in the past. A...

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LOW PRESSURE PODCAST – MAGGIE VOISIN

The Low Pressure Podcast has returned from its summer hiatus, and is kicking off its fall slate of shows with the decorated...