Ski Reviews

2022 Head Worldcup Rebels e-Race Pro

Philpug: This is the first ski in a while that made me think I wanted to don a race suit and get into a Thursday night beer league. It just wants...

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2022 Salomon S/Force Bold

Philpug: Even though the S/Force shares much of its DNA with the narrower S/Max, Salomon made the S/Force much more compliant at its extremities...

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2022 Rossignol Experience 82 Ti W

Tricia: Having skied every rendition of the Experience W (formerly Temptation) lineup, I have to say that this is my favorite by far. The first...

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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 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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2023 Fischer Ranger 102

Tricia: Size Tested: 169 Location tested: Loveland Conditions: 4-6” fresh snow over packed powder Lucky me, we got to ski in some fresh snow on...

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2023 Lusti CWR+ 95

Size Tested: 180cm Location: Palisades Tahoe/Mammoth Ca Conditions: Everything Spring Philpug: Ever just look at a ski, pick it up and flex it...

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2022 Volkl Blaze 94 W

Elemmac: If you’re looking for a dance partner; the Blaze has all the moves. It will salsa, tango, or get rowdy in a mosh pit. Versatility is its...

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2023 Lusti MP77

Size tested: 177cm Location tested: Palisades Tahoe, CA Conditions tested in: Softening firm groomers, hard solid crust Philpug: We get the...

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2023 Lusti PC77

Size Tester: 177cm Location: Palisades Tahoe/Mammoth Conditions: Spring refrozen to corn Philpug: Talk about a “tail” of two skis. I had high...

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2023 Lusti CWR 87

Size Tested:178cm Location: Palisades Tahoe, Ca Conditions; Spring glory Philpug: Lusti is a Czech brand that has been producing skis since about...

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2023 Lusti LP72

Size Tested: 164cm Location: Mammoth, Ca Conditions: Spring corn Tricia: Whew, what a ride! You know that moment when you see a new ski, flex it...

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2023 Lusti PC71

Size tested: 165cm Location tested: Palisades Tahoe, CA Conditions tested in: Softening groomers, chopped up bumps, some springy slush Philpug...

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2023 Volkl Kendo 88

Philpug: The Kendo 88 is just as important to Volkl for sales volume as their flagship M6 Mantra, so it was important for Volkl to bring all of...

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2021 Dynastar M-Pro 90

Philpug: I hate when I have preconceived thoughts that are complete misses. I didn't say publicly that the ski would be a miss, but I did think to...

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2022 Fischer RC One 82 GT

Philpug: While the RC One 86 GT has been getting the lion's share of attention, it is the 82 GT that is the true sleeper of the collection. The...

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2020 Augment SL World Cup Pro

FairToMiddlin: Here’s a not-new Austrian company, with a new name. You might have heard of Crocs skis (or perhaps not), but they ran into a bit of...

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2023 Fischer Ranger 96

Philpug: Size tested: 180 Location tested: Loveland Colorado Conditions tested in: Fresh groomers/chalky off piste Welcome to the new world of...

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2020 Salomon QST 92

FairToMiddlin: Salomon tweaked the QST again for 2020, but in the 92, at least, the feeling is much the same as QSTs from last year. While it...

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2023 Volkl Kenja 88

Tricia: Last year we were introduced to Völkl’s Tailored Titanal Construction, with the Volkl Secret 96. This year we get to see the successful...

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