Ski Test 2014/2015: Sneak a Peek at Next Season's Skis

17th March 2014 | Heather B. Fried

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There's enough terrain off the Gadzoom lift to keep us busy for three days. - ©Cody Downard Photography

There's enough terrain off the Gadzoom lift to keep us busy for three days.
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There's enough terrain off the Gadzoom lift to keep us busy for three days. - ©Cody Downard Photography
OnTheSnow Ski Test and Snowbird are a match made in skier heaven. - ©Cody Downard Photography

OnTheSnow Ski Test and Snowbird are a match made in skier heaven.
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OnTheSnow Ski Test and Snowbird are a match made in skier heaven. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Our drool-worthy sponsor table.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Our drool-worthy sponsor table.
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Our drool-worthy sponsor table.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
Our pit crew was especially busy on day 1 with all those insanely speedy frontside laps.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Our pit crew was especially busy on day 1 with all those insanely speedy frontside laps.
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Our pit crew was especially busy on day 1 with all those insanely speedy frontside laps.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
Ski hard, eat well.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Ski hard, eat well.
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Ski hard, eat well.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
No sleep the night before a powder day! - ©Cody Downard Photography

No sleep the night before a powder day!
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No sleep the night before a powder day! - ©Cody Downard Photography
Early ups on the tram, day 2... because we've got our powder priorities straight.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Early ups on the tram, day 2... because we've got our powder priorities straight.
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Early ups on the tram, day 2... because we've got our powder priorities straight.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
Ski Test Director, Krista Crabtree, charging a tram lap.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Ski Test Director, Krista Crabtree, charging a tram lap.
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Ski Test Director, Krista Crabtree, charging a tram lap.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
Found it!  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Found it!
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Found it!  - ©Cody Downard Photography
Ski Test day 2 = Powder skis! - ©Cody Downard Photography

Ski Test day 2 = Powder skis!
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Ski Test day 2 = Powder skis! - ©Cody Downard Photography
Get it! - ©Cody Downard Photography

Get it!
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Get it! - ©Cody Downard Photography
Next up, chainsaws.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Next up, chainsaws.
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Next up, chainsaws.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
We love our binding techs... official and otherwise! - ©Cody Downard Photography

We love our binding techs... official and otherwise!
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We love our binding techs... official and otherwise! - ©Cody Downard Photography
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5" was plenty to give powder skis a proper test drive during Ski Test 2014.
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Ski Test day 2 was a powder playground. - ©Cody Downard Photography

Ski Test day 2 was a powder playground.
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Ski Test day 2 was a powder playground. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Bonus points for matching ski to kit.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Bonus points for matching ski to kit.
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Bonus points for matching ski to kit.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
Getting deep on Ski Test day 2. - ©Cody Downard Photography

Getting deep on Ski Test day 2.
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Getting deep on Ski Test day 2. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Snowbird has an indescribable mystique.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Snowbird has an indescribable mystique.
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Snowbird has an indescribable mystique.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
Ali Sibley ready to rock with pow skis in hand. - ©Cody Downard Photography

Ali Sibley ready to rock with pow skis in hand.
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Ali Sibley ready to rock with pow skis in hand. - ©Cody Downard Photography
What would we do without our manufacturer friends, tuning test skis on-demand?   - ©Cody Downard Photography

What would we do without our manufacturer friends, tuning test skis on-demand?
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What would we do without our manufacturer friends, tuning test skis on-demand?   - ©Cody Downard Photography
Ski testers have a

Ski testers have a "rough life."
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Ski testers have a

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