Grab a beer gear nerds… Now that we’re caught up on sleep and our voices have returned after emerging from late last week’s
Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show in Denver, Colorado, it’s time for a massive photo-filled preview of next year’s product from some of the ski industry’s best brands.
Take in this first look at 25+ companies below, and be sure to stay tuned for further tech specs and in-depth info as these products hit your local ski shop this fall. Happy wish list making!
Zero Series: Declivity X (Tof Hery's new big mountain charger), the return of the ARG, the ARV 116 JJ Ultralite, the ARV 96 Ti, and an edgeless version of the B-Dog.
Tracer & Invictus Series
Women's ARW Series
Trace & Victa Series for the ladies.
Armada's binding offerings, including an Armada-branded Shift on the left.
Bent Chetler and Punx families.
The Backland line of skis, for all of your off-piste needs and desires.
The Vantage line of skis, primed and ready for all mountain skiing.
Hawx Prime Boots
Hawx Ultra Boots
Atomic is going full circle with an easy entry, recreational skier-focused line of boots, the Savor, which was one of the most talked about products at the show.
The well-loved Nocta, Anima and Atris from Black Crows, complete with a fresh new look.
Black Crows' All Mountain line of skis: the Navis, Daemon, Camox and Captis.
Black Crows' resort-focused skis: the Orb, Vertis and all-new Divus.
Black Crows' extensive lineup of touring skis, for both men and women.
The Corvus (part of the big mountain line) and Birdie line of skis for the ladies.
Blizzard's revamped, lighter and sturdier line of backcountry/touring-focused skis: the Zero G.
The Spur & Rustlers, for getting after it in the pow, and everywhere in between.
Blizzard's no BS, award-winning lineup of all mountain skis: the Cochise, Bonafide, Brahma 88, Brahma 82, Bushwacker and Cochise Team.
The hard-charging and carving Quattro line.
Female skis: the freeride-focused Sheeva line...
... and the all mountain-focused Black Pearl line.
Tecnica is paying homage to its orange-tinged roots with their Firebird line of boots.
More of Tecnica's impressive offering of boots, including the award-winning, backcounty-focused Zero G line in the middle.
Dakine's expanded lineup of lifestyle backpacks.
Signature Series backpacks, with Sammy Carlson and Eric Pollard's on the bottom row.
Dakine's new hard case line of luggage.
Some of Dakine's stepped up and incredibly impressive men's outerwear, designed by Eric Pollard and Peter Line, with a Gore-Tex down mid-layer on the top right.
Some of Dakine's women's outerwear.
Chris Benchetler was on hand to paint a mural to commemorate the launch of his new line of collab products with The Grateful Dead.
Dakine and Atomic Chris Benchetler x Grateful Dead Collab.
A sneak peek at Dragon's new goggles, beginning with the X2 and PXV.
NFX2 & Signature Series
Jossi Wells & Chris Benchetler Pro Models
Dynastar's revamped and awesome-looking line of Legend skis.
The all-new Menace line of skis, designed in conjunction with Richard Permin.
Dynastar has brought back the iconic 4x4 via the Men's Speed Zone and Women's Intense line of skis.
Lange, the most storied maker of ski boots in history, is back with their world-renowned XT Series.
Look Bindings, one of the most trusted in skiing.
Elan's reliable and well-rounded Ripstick line of skis.
The all-new Wingman line of skis, an ideal weapon of choice for all mountain skiing.
Elan's sleek lineup of Black Edition skis. Want to enter for your chance to win a pair? Click here.
The GS, SLX, SL and Amphibio line, all of which will change your life while charging the corduroy.
One of the most talked about and sought after skis in the sport, Head's Kore line.
Monster, 88, 83 and 83x, for all mountain skiing supremacy.
Looking to go full send on-piste? Look no further than Head's V-Shape...
... and Super Shape lines of skis.
Head's podium dwelling line of park skis, with the Framewall and Caddy on the left.
Some of the most popular women's skis in the world: the Joy series.
Head Kore Boot
K2's exciting and all-new Mindbender line of skis, for men and women, which are currently available in advance at six select retailers across Canada. Learn more by clicking here.
Pon2oon, Catamaran, Marksman, Poacher, Sight, Press, Missconduct, Empress and 244.
The iKonic line, for killing it on-piste.
The female-focused Anthem line (which replaces the Luv line), along with the touring-focused Wayback and Talkbacks.
K2 Men's Boots: Mindbenders (new), Recons and BFCs.
K2 Women's Boots: Mindbenders (new), Anthem and BFCs.
Liberty's ridiculously good looking freeride line of skis: the Origin.
The women's Genesis line (which is the wife of the Origin), and all-new Evolv 90 and 100, for all mountain skiing.
Liberty's expanded on-piste focused line of skis, the V series.
Helix series, and the Transfer, for taking care of business in the park, pipe and streets.
The Eric Pollard Collection: the brand new Outline and revamped Sir Francis Bacon (both of which boast a revolutionary surfboard-style convex base in the tip and tail), Pescado and Sakana.
Line's new duo of skis: the Vision, featherweight freeride skis that charge just as hard on the uphill as they do on the down.
The award-winning, powder hounding Sick Day lineup.
Chronic (which is updated + wider), Blend, Tom Wallisch Pro and Honey Badger.
The freeride-focused Supernatural Series.
The female freeride-focused Pandora Series.
A look at some of Full Tilt's latest boots, beginning with the Drop Kick lineup.
Tom Wallisch Pro and B&E Pro
First Chair lineup.
Plush and Soul Sister lineups.
Nordica has a number of exciting things on the go, beginning with the award-winning Santa Ana 88 for women, and a new Proto Project that more details will be available on soon.
They've also split their exceptional Enforcer line into two parts by adding the Enforcer Free, which comes in wider widths with more rocker in the tip and tail.
Enforcer Free and Enforcer series.
Navigator and Soul Rider series.
The revamped and sleek-looking Spitfire series, which will help you send it ultra fast on-piste.
Women's skis: the aforementioned Santa Ana series...
... and the Sentra and Astral series.
Nordica has long been known for their groundbreaking boots, which currently come with Infrared Customization.
The highly popular men's and women's Strider boots, for skiers who shred inside the ropes, but with a focus on those who venture uphill outside of them.
The award-winning Speed Machine, and the all-new Cruise, which much like Nordica's boots way back when, are designed and dedicated for those with high volume feet.
The high-end Speed Machine Elite.
Nordica's well thought out line of Junior boots, which come with a weight/stiffness adjuster in the higher end models.
And in keeping with their thoughtfulness towards skiing's next generation of shredders, they've created a fun, animal-themed foot measurer for retailers and parents to help determine the proper size.
Our friends at O'Neill are keeping it real with some flashy and retro-style outerwear for next season.
Oakley's 36-year history of making some of the most premium goggles on the planet.
Prizm Technology: one the most trusted lens technologies in the business.
The full Prizm lens spectrum, now with an all-new Persimmon option.
The Prizm React, which changes lens tints based on light with the touch of a button, and will be available in stores in time for next season.
Oakley's loud and proud outerwear comes in three colour stories next season...
Colour story #1
Colour story #2
Colour story #3
Oakley is also expanding their helmet offerings with the introduction of the lower profile Mod 1, and it's a doozy.
Some of the most popular pow skis on the planet: the Men's and Women's 7 Series.
It's official: the Chris Logan and Parker White-designed Black Ops have crept out of the shadows, with the original 118 and an all-new 98, Women's 98 (which was designed by Tatum Monod) and Junior ski.
The men's and women's all mountain Experience Series.
The men's on piste React Series.
The women's on piste Nova Series.
The All Track line of boots, now with a lighter version that's more optimal for touring.
Roxy continues to step up their game and then some with their stellar outerwear offerings...
The legendary and lovely Torah Bright shows off her exceptional outerwear and accessory collection.
A waterproof denim one-piece? Yes please.
Scott, the ultimate one-stop shop and jack-of-all-trades brand, built for all your skiing needs.
Speed Guide Series
Scott's sought after and revolutionary Alpride electronic avalanche airbag system.
Scott Ski Boots
Some of the finest ski touring boots in the business.
And unless you've been hiding in a snow cave since the turn of the millennium, then you know that Scott also produces some of the sport's best goggles...
... and the thing that started it all for them, poles.
Smith is paying some nostalgic tribute to their and the sport of skiing's history with their Archive Collection.
They've also teamed up with their friends at The North Face for a series of collab goggles in three colourways...
The always inspiring Athlete Collection, featuring offerings from Cody Townsend and Bobby Brown.
And speaking of inspiration, here's a look at some of their Artist Series.
But Smith's biggest story for next season is the introduction of 4D MAG, which comes equipped with 25% more field of view, courtesy of their Birds Eye Vision system.
A sneak peek at just some of Smith's extensive collection of goggles.
Smith is also home to the largest selection of helmets in the industry, with the widest array of colour options.
Volkl's Revolt series: the 121 (new), 95 and 87.
A quick look at the quiver-killing, award-winning and all mountain-dominating Mantra and Secret lines.
The Deacon line: a surefire way to blow the doors off your buddies on the hill.
A glimpse at the always legendary lineup of boots from Dalbello.
THE NORTH FACE
And last but without question not least, the talk and star of this year's show: a brand new and state of the art nanotechnology-based waterproofing system from The North Face...
... Future Light. Is it, or will it be, a Gore-Tex competitor? We're not allowed to show it to you just yet, so you'll have to wait and see.
That's all from this year's
Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show. Stay tuned for more info on the above products over the course of this winter and when they (and Volume 5 of Forecast) arrive in ski shops this fall.