Product Reviews

2021 Elan Wingman 86 CTi

Philpug: The all-new Wingman 86 CTi is the wide, long-turning charger to the 82 CTi's narrower-waisted, short-turning fun machine -- and I say...

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2021 Fischer RC One 82 GT WS

Tricia: Fischer is one brand that is steering away from women’s-specific skis, but it is offering skis in a variety of lengths and flex patterns...

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2021 Salomon Stance 90

Philpug: While Salomon did make the QST 92 a little more stout this past year, it is still not the powerhouse the new Stance 90 is. Two sheets of...

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2021 Rossignol Black Ops Sender Ti

Philpug: (snippet from full preview/review HERE) As soon as I got the Sender Ti on snow, I knew I had gone two for two (ie, the length and the...

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2021 Line Blade W

Tricia: This ski is quite the diversion for Line Skis, so it piqued my interest. With this width, I would probably try it in a different length...

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2020 Atomic Bent Chetler 100

Philpug: The marketing guys (and gals) at Atomic are no dummies. They know that when they have something good, they need to build on it. So...

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2022 Stereo Piste V3/88

The Piste V3/88 is a shot across the bow at the heart of a segment of some very good skis like the Augment AM 88Ti, Blossom Cross Wind, Kästle...

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2021 Salomon Stance 96

Philpug: Remember the Salomon Sentinel? This is the modern incarnation of that brown bomber. Salomon hasn’t offered a ski with such power in this...

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2021 Fischer RC4 World Cup CT

Philpug: OMG, what a tool ... more like a scalpel, one with a specific purpose: To Lay Trenches. This ski just wants to be on edge and make arcs...

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2021 Black Crows Justis

Philpug: Finally I got see what others have seen in how a Black Crow should ski. After numerous attempts over the years with little success, I was...

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2021 K2 Disruption MTi

Philpug: You know we were smitten with the outgoing K2 Charger collection; damn, we will miss those extremely underrated and underappreciated...

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2021 Liberty Evolv 84

Drahtguy Kevin: This new ski for 2021 follows in the footsteps of the Evolv 90 and 100 with a smooth and predictable ride. Getting the ski on edge...

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2021 Kästle MX83

Philpug: The outgoing MX83 and MX84 were the gold standard for many of our readers as well as sales leaders in the MX collection, so the new MX83...

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2021 Völkl Deacon 84

Philpug: The Deacon goes back to its roots à la the old 724 Pro and AC50. This is a no-compromise ski, very powerful and precise. Of all the skis...

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2021 Renoun Citadel 106

Philpug: The Citadel 106 is the ski that Cyrus has wanted to build since the moment he decided he wanted to build skis. I will stop the accolades...

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2022 Stereo Piste RS/78

The Piste RS/78 is different from all other offerings in the premium 77-80mm class. It is a hybrid of a lot of skis. Its tactile feel and...

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2021 Rossignol Black Ops Rallybird Ti

Tricia: I was fortunate to have the Black Ops Rallybird Ti in my long-term test lineup, but unfortunately the weather and early closure of the...

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2021 DPS Alchemist Wailer 100 RP

Philpug: I am coming around to DPS's lighter Alchemist construction, first the Cassiar 79 Trainer and now the Wailer 100 RP. I really like the...

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2021 Nordica Enforcer 94

Philpug: Nordica took the one shortcoming of the Enforcer and fixed it by making the ski much more proportionate. One of the weaknesses of the...

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2021 Kästle MX98

Philpug: Where the outgoing MX99 was a ski for the select few, the new MX98 is a ski that more and more skiers can appreciate. "Obtainable" is the...

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