Skis of the Future

Scott Scrapper 115 gets a wider waist for 2017, but still features a full-length paulownia wood core with carbon fiber stringers. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

Scott Scrapper 115 gets a wider waist for 2017, but still features a full-length paulownia wood core with carbon fiber stringers.
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Scott Scrapper 115 gets a wider waist for 2017, but still features a full-length paulownia wood core with carbon fiber stringers. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
Blizzard unveils an new line of 16 frontside aficionados (10 unisex models and 6 women’s models) in the Quattro line: a range of carve-friendly men’s and women’s skis built with full wood cores and metal for high-end performance on the groomers—with an obvious nod to Audi. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

Blizzard unveils an new line of 16 frontside aficionados (10 unisex models and 6 women’s models) in the Quattro line: a range of carve-friendly men’s and women’s skis built with full wood cores and metal for high-end performance on the groomers—with an obvious nod to Audi.
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Blizzard unveils an new line of 16 frontside aficionados (10 unisex models and 6 women’s models) in the Quattro line: a range of carve-friendly men’s and women’s skis built with full wood cores and metal for high-end performance on the groomers—with an obvious nod to Audi. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
The four Monsters in Head’s freeski line range in waist width from 108 mm down to 83 mm. All share a World Cup sandwich cap construction and Graphene—a super light yet strong carbon that reduces weight without cutting on performance first used in the Joy line.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The four Monsters in Head’s freeski line range in waist width from 108 mm down to 83 mm. All share a World Cup sandwich cap construction and Graphene—a super light yet strong carbon that reduces weight without cutting on performance first used in the Joy line.
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The four Monsters in Head’s freeski line range in waist width from 108 mm down to 83 mm. All share a World Cup sandwich cap construction and Graphene—a super light yet strong carbon that reduces weight without cutting on performance first used in the Joy line.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
The Nordica Enforcer 93 offers another waist width option (along with the 100-mm-waisted Enforcer) for skiers looking for 2 sheets of metal, generous sidecut and plenty of power. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The Nordica Enforcer 93 offers another waist width option (along with the 100-mm-waisted Enforcer) for skiers looking for 2 sheets of metal, generous sidecut and plenty of power.
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The Nordica Enforcer 93 offers another waist width option (along with the 100-mm-waisted Enforcer) for skiers looking for 2 sheets of metal, generous sidecut and plenty of power. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
Rossignol gives lovers of the freeride-focused 7-Series an “HD” or high-definition update in the Super 7, Soul 7 and new Sky 7 thanks to the addition of carbon alloy matrix, which lends a energy, shock absorption and stability to the popular skis.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

Rossignol gives lovers of the freeride-focused 7-Series an “HD” or high-definition update in the Super 7, Soul 7 and new Sky 7 thanks to the addition of carbon alloy matrix, which lends a energy, shock absorption and stability to the popular skis.
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Rossignol gives lovers of the freeride-focused 7-Series an “HD” or high-definition update in the Super 7, Soul 7 and new Sky 7 thanks to the addition of carbon alloy matrix, which lends a energy, shock absorption and stability to the popular skis.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
Kästle’s carve-seeking MX 74 is designed for groomed skiing, thanks to its 74-mm waist, full wood core and Kästle’s Hollowtech technology that reduces tip weight. The MX 74 is available in a wide range of sizes for both men and women.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

Kästle’s carve-seeking MX 74 is designed for groomed skiing, thanks to its 74-mm waist, full wood core and Kästle’s Hollowtech technology that reduces tip weight. The MX 74 is available in a wide range of sizes for both men and women.
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Kästle’s carve-seeking MX 74 is designed for groomed skiing, thanks to its 74-mm waist, full wood core and Kästle’s Hollowtech technology that reduces tip weight. The MX 74 is available in a wide range of sizes for both men and women.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
Fischer’s new frontside specialists, the Curv DTX has two full sheets of metal plus carbon fiber with a carve-happy 72-mm waist. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

Fischer’s new frontside specialists, the Curv DTX has two full sheets of metal plus carbon fiber with a carve-happy 72-mm waist.
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Fischer’s new frontside specialists, the Curv DTX has two full sheets of metal plus carbon fiber with a carve-happy 72-mm waist. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
The new Völkl Confession features a tapered shape, 117-mm waist and a band of metal with a stringer of carbon for lightweight but full-on freeride ski. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The new Völkl Confession features a tapered shape, 117-mm waist and a band of metal with a stringer of carbon for lightweight but full-on freeride ski.
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The new Völkl Confession features a tapered shape, 117-mm waist and a band of metal with a stringer of carbon for lightweight but full-on freeride ski. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
Salomon’s product manager says the Ti Power Platform in the new QST 99 has “metal where it matters most, underfoot” as well as a carbon/flax blend for power and absorption all around the mountain. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

Salomon’s product manager says the Ti Power Platform in the new QST 99 has “metal where it matters most, underfoot” as well as a carbon/flax blend for power and absorption all around the mountain.
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Salomon’s product manager says the Ti Power Platform in the new QST 99 has “metal where it matters most, underfoot” as well as a carbon/flax blend for power and absorption all around the mountain. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
The K2 Marksman is “marked” by professional freeskier Pep Fujas in terms of his input on design. The result: A 106-mm-waisted ski with an asymmetrical tip and tail for better maneuverability (think ground spins) and float. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The K2 Marksman is “marked” by professional freeskier Pep Fujas in terms of his input on design. The result: A 106-mm-waisted ski with an asymmetrical tip and tail for better maneuverability (think ground spins) and float.
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The K2 Marksman is “marked” by professional freeskier Pep Fujas in terms of his input on design. The result: A 106-mm-waisted ski with an asymmetrical tip and tail for better maneuverability (think ground spins) and float. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
Dynastar Speed Zone 10 Ti is, well, built for speed, thanks to metal full wood core, sheet of metal, vertical sidewalls and Powerdrive—a suspension system that creates a natural flex for carving. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

Dynastar Speed Zone 10 Ti is, well, built for speed, thanks to metal full wood core, sheet of metal, vertical sidewalls and Powerdrive—a suspension system that creates a natural flex for carving.
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Dynastar Speed Zone 10 Ti is, well, built for speed, thanks to metal full wood core, sheet of metal, vertical sidewalls and Powerdrive—a suspension system that creates a natural flex for carving. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
The Head women’s JOY line features six models ranging in waist from a voluminous 110 mm waist down to a slalom-friendly 73-mm waist. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The Head women’s JOY line features six models ranging in waist from a voluminous 110 mm waist down to a slalom-friendly 73-mm waist.
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The Head women’s JOY line features six models ranging in waist from a voluminous 110 mm waist down to a slalom-friendly 73-mm waist. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
The Tecnica Cochise is redesigned for 2017, with features including the anatomically shaped Custom Adaptive Shape liner and shell, mobility cuff, lightweight buckles and touring-compatible tech inserts. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The Tecnica Cochise is redesigned for 2017, with features including the anatomically shaped Custom Adaptive Shape liner and shell, mobility cuff, lightweight buckles and touring-compatible tech inserts.
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The Tecnica Cochise is redesigned for 2017, with features including the anatomically shaped Custom Adaptive Shape liner and shell, mobility cuff, lightweight buckles and touring-compatible tech inserts. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
The all-mountain Dalbello Aspect comes in three flex offerings (100, 90 and 80) and upgraded My Fit System, which includes thermo molded liners and pre-formed Contour 4 Shell design—plus Grip Walk soles for better traction. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The all-mountain Dalbello Aspect comes in three flex offerings (100, 90 and 80) and upgraded My Fit System, which includes thermo molded liners and pre-formed Contour 4 Shell design—plus Grip Walk soles for better traction.
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The all-mountain Dalbello Aspect comes in three flex offerings (100, 90 and 80) and upgraded My Fit System, which includes thermo molded liners and pre-formed Contour 4 Shell design—plus Grip Walk soles for better traction. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography