It’s hard to beat the feeling of getting new skis, but deciding which pair to buy can be a daunting prospect for some. So to lend a helping hand, we’re proud to present the 2024 Buyer’s Guide, which is supplemented by the suitably-named People’s Ski Test. For the former, we took to the slopes of Red Mountain Resort in Rossland, B.C. last winter to curate reviews on 30 pairs of skis from 12 individuals, who (with the exception of our editor) work regular, everyday jobs outside of the ski industry, and pay full price for skis. Instead of enlisting professional athletes or sponsored ski instructors as testers, we recruited a school principal, hardware store owner, highway operations manager, rope access technician, climate risk analyst, MRI technologist, tree planter, electrical engineer, arborist, geologist and journalist to spend six weeks putting some of the year’s top skis through the paces in a wide variety of snow conditions and terrain. Then, once the lifts stopped turning, we asked them to share their unbiased and impartial thoughts on the skis they liked best in both written and video form, complete with POV footage of them testing the skis. Check out the results below, and discover which ski may just be perfect for you. 

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2025 PRODUCT PREVIEW & SUN PEAKS DEALER DEMO RECAP

2025 PRODUCT PREVIEW & SUN PEAKS DEALER DEMO RECAP

We made our way to Sun Peaks Resort for the B.C. Dealer Demo to try out some 2024/2025 skis. Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect next winter.

2025 PRODUCT PREVIEW & SUN PEAKS DEALER DEMO RECAP

We made our way to Sun Peaks Resort for the B.C. Dealer Demo to try out some 2024/2025 skis. Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect next winter.

ATOMIC DEBUTS 2024/2025 FREERIDE COLLECTION

ATOMIC DEBUTS 2024/2025 FREERIDE COLLECTION

New Maverick and Maven, new Bent Family, and new Backland skis bring freeride to the forefront.

ATOMIC DEBUTS 2024/2025 FREERIDE COLLECTION

New Maverick and Maven, new Bent Family, and new Backland skis bring freeride to the forefront.

NORDICA ANNOUNCES ALL-NEW ENFORCER & SANTA ANA COLLECTIONS

NORDICA ANNOUNCES ALL-NEW ENFORCER & SANTA ANA ...

Nordica celebrates 10 years of the Enforcer and Santa Ana by announcing all-new 2025 collections.

NORDICA ANNOUNCES ALL-NEW ENFORCER & SANTA ANA ...

Nordica celebrates 10 years of the Enforcer and Santa Ana by announcing all-new 2025 collections.

ELAN SKIS PRODUCTION PROCESS

ELAN SKIS PRODUCTION PROCESS

Discover how Elan Skis are made using a combination of advanced digitalization, robotics, and handcrafting skills, with one aim—to produce the best skis in the world.

ELAN SKIS PRODUCTION PROCESS

Discover how Elan Skis are made using a combination of advanced digitalization, robotics, and handcrafting skills, with one aim—to produce the best skis in the world.

LOW PRESSURE PODCAST - GRANT GUNDERSON

LOW PRESSURE PODCAST - GRANT GUNDERSON

For the latest episode of the Low Pressure Podcast, Mark Warner sits down with one of the ski industry’s all-time great photographers, Grant Gunderson.

LOW PRESSURE PODCAST - GRANT GUNDERSON

For the latest episode of the Low Pressure Podcast, Mark Warner sits down with one of the ski industry’s all-time great photographers, Grant Gunderson.

BLIZZARD UNLEASHES ANOMALY COLLECTION

BLIZZARD UNLEASHES ANOMALY COLLECTION

Blizzard is proud to introduce a brand-new collection of all-mountain skis crafted for skiers who defy the ordinary, Anomaly.

BLIZZARD UNLEASHES ANOMALY COLLECTION

Blizzard is proud to introduce a brand-new collection of all-mountain skis crafted for skiers who defy the ordinary, Anomaly.

LOW PRESSURE PODCAST - KYE PETERSEN

LOW PRESSURE PODCAST - KYE PETERSEN

In its first episode of 2024, Kye Petersen returns to The Low Pressure Podcast to talk about his mind-blowing film series, The Sacred Grounds.

LOW PRESSURE PODCAST - KYE PETERSEN

In its first episode of 2024, Kye Petersen returns to The Low Pressure Podcast to talk about his mind-blowing film series, The Sacred Grounds.

BLIZZARD UNVEILS NEW BLACK PEARL COLLECTION

BLIZZARD UNVEILS NEW BLACK PEARL COLLECTION

Blizzard has announced a brand-new collection of their iconic women’s all-mountain skis, the Black Pearl.

BLIZZARD UNVEILS NEW BLACK PEARL COLLECTION

Blizzard has announced a brand-new collection of their iconic women’s all-mountain skis, the Black Pearl.

WIN THE SWANY x FORECAST COLLAB GLOVE!

WIN THE SWANY x FORECAST COLLAB GLOVE!

Enter to win five pairs of the Swany x Forecast Navigator Insulated Collab Glove for you and four of your friends!

WIN THE SWANY x FORECAST COLLAB GLOVE!

Enter to win five pairs of the Swany x Forecast Navigator Insulated Collab Glove for you and four of your friends!

FORECAST ISSUE 9.3 PREVIEW

FORECAST ISSUE 9.3 PREVIEW

Now that the lifts have begun turning and ski season is officially underway, it’s time for a preview of the final issue of Volume 9 of Forecast.

FORECAST ISSUE 9.3 PREVIEW

Now that the lifts have begun turning and ski season is officially underway, it’s time for a preview of the final issue of Volume 9 of Forecast.

SISTER SUMMIT 2.0 RECAP

SISTER SUMMIT 2.0 RECAP

Here's a look at what went down during the second edition of Sister Summit at Eagle Pass Heli in Revelstoke, B.C.

SISTER SUMMIT 2.0 RECAP

Here's a look at what went down during the second edition of Sister Summit at Eagle Pass Heli in Revelstoke, B.C.

LOW PRESSURE PODCAST - DANIA ASSALY

LOW PRESSURE PODCAST - DANIA ASSALY

For this week’s episode of the Low Pressure Podcast, Mark Warner sat down with a pioneer of women’s freeskiing, Dania Assaly. 

LOW PRESSURE PODCAST - DANIA ASSALY

For this week’s episode of the Low Pressure Podcast, Mark Warner sat down with a pioneer of women’s freeskiing, Dania Assaly.