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  1. Store or Sell?

    Store or Sell?

    Welcome to a skiers’ Springtime favorite game show, Store or Sell, where you get to decide if your ski gear is worth storing or selling to upgrade for next season! You need to determine what is worth keeping and what is worth passing on to others before you can put yourself in the bonus round...
  2. Philpug

    Cage Match Comparison 2020 Renoun Citadel 106 vs 2020 Kästle FX106

    It is a brave new world when an upstart boutique ski builder from sleepy northern Vermont makes one of the reference skis in the hotly contested One Oh Something category. The Citadel 106 is Cyrus’s baby; he made the Z-90 and Endurance 98 first so that he could afford to make a lightweight 106...
  3. Tony S

    Comparison Review 90-Something Demos at Big Sky

    I did a small handful of very quick demos at Big Sky on Friday. Only took one run on each ski, so these are just impressions. 2019 Renoun Endurance 98 3rd Gen @ 168cm [Tricia's ski] 2020 K2 Mindbender 88 Ti Alliance @ 170cm [Tricia's ski] 2020 Blizzard Rustler 9 @ 172cm [demo tent] 2020...
  4. D

    Renoun E98 Binding

    Posted this in general skiing and realized it should probably go here instead. My bad. Hey all, I just purchased some renoun endurance 98s and had a question for the binding mounting point. In some reviews I recall reading guys saying the recommending start point was too far forward and...
  5. Z

    Got new skis, need help with information...

    I got a pair of Renoun Z77 skis and I was wondering how good they are and how much they're usually priced at because I'm having a hard time finding information online.
  6. Tricia

    Renoun Announces the Citadel

    The Citadel 106 has been a vision of ours since the inception of RENOUN. Wider, lighter, carbon fiber. More HDT, less chatter. Everything you need to build a super ski unlike any other. After 3 years of R&D - Research & Dreaming, we’ve made it a reality. RESERVE YOURS NOW Lengths available -...
  7. Philpug

    Individual Review 2019 Renoun Endurance 98 V3.0

    Dimensions: scaled Radius: 16m@160cm (125-98-119) 17m@169cm (126-98-120) 18m@178cm (127-98-121) 19m@184cm (128-98-122) 20m*@191cm (129-98-123) *estimated Design: All New Much has been written about the Renoun Endurance 98 since its original incarnation two or so years ago. Back then, it was...
  8. B

    Renoun skis

    There is an interesting review of Renoun 98 mm ski over at Blister gear reviews. Basically, the (very experienced) skiers found the ski to me very, very stiff, almost impossible to bend into turns for the great majority of potential skiers. That's not the whole story, or the end of the...
  9. N

    Gear anguish - Kästle FX85HP or Renoun Z-90?????

    East coaster here. I love my Stöckli Laser SC's, but I need a second pair of skiis for less than perfect groomer days. This became clear yesterday as I was trying out my friends Rossi's Experience 88's; really enjoyable ski for mid-speed runs, but I did lack a bit of grip on the icy parts. I...
  10. Tricia

    Individual Review Renoun Z-90 157

    I've been skiing on the Renoun Z-90 in 165 for a year now. During that time, many women have asked about the shorter 157 length, so @Cyrus Schenck sent me a pair to put through the paces. First impressions: Out of the box, I noticed that it seemed a little stiffer than the 165, but that doesn't...
  11. Tricia

    Cage Match Comparison Head Wild Joy vs Renoun Z-90

    Some say 50 is the new 40; in the ski world, I'm beginning to think 90 is the new 88. As many of you know, I've been praising the Head Joy line for a few years. Head's lightweight Graphene technology was first used in the women's skis and is now being implemented in the men's lineup. The one...
  12. Philpug

    BREAKING NEWS: RENOUN Granted Patent for HDT

    (From RENOUN): We first set out to put HDT into a ski almost 5 years ago. It has been a long road, filled with setbacks and seemingly endless trial and errors. But today, we're proud to announce RENOUN has received a full-fledged patent for HDT™. When you think of the innovations of the past...
  13. K

    RENOUN skis

    Don't hesitate -- get a pair this season! Loved my decision to try them out from the recommendations here.
  14. Lance

    Renoun Z90 vs Volkl RTM86?

    A friend of mine is looking for a front side focused all mountain carver. He's leaning toward the RTM86, but he's been eyeing my Z90s as well. I think the price tag might be holding him back on the Renouns. Anybody skied both and could provide a comparison?
  15. Lance

    More praise for the Renoun Z-90

    There isn't much I can say about this ski that has not already been written on Pugski, but for anyone on the fence about purchasing the Z-90's--buy them! I just spent two days on the Z-90's at Northstar in just about every snow condition thanks to some crazy weather last week, and the skis...
  16. Tricia

    11th Annual Mother's Day at Arapahoe Basin

    Hey Look! It's baaaaaack! It's hard to believe, but... It's time to wax It's time to get your beach attire ready Whatever your beach attire may be... Get your ShotzSki mojo on Get your dancing shoes ready for the Conga Line or perhaps some Ballet Look for the Pugski flags at the...
  17. Ron

    Individual Review Renoun Z-77 174

    I skied the Z-77's in a 174 mounted with PRD 14's at the new suggested 78cm's from the tail. This mount point was perfect. I had them tuned to 1:2. for harder snow environments, a 1:3 would rock! Here are some thoughts and observations: Skied hero snow at 6*, blue groomers with some loose snow...
  18. Tricia

    Individual Review Long-Term Review: Renoun Z-90 Limited Edition

    I keep hearing how amazing the Renoun Skis are, but there wasn't a good size and flex for me so I had to wait nearly a year to get on them. Fortunately, the Z-90 arrived a week ago in a 165 length. It is a gorgeous ski. The white and gold limited edition graphics are classic and rich-looking...
  19. Tricia

    East Coast - Renoun Demo Dates

    Or shop now If you want to know what you should demo, just ask here on PugSki, there is a ton of information. If you don't have a pass at any of these resorts, Renoun will refund your lift ticket when you purchase a demo ski.
  20. Philpug

    Congrats to Cyrus Schenck and Renoun for a great story

    @Cyrus Schenck was the subject of a great cover article in Vermont Life Magazine.