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

17th March 2014 | Heather B. Fried

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Apparel sponsor, Eider, did a fantastic job matching skier profile to outerwear line.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Apparel sponsor, Eider, did a fantastic job matching skier profile to outerwear line.
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Apparel sponsor, Eider, did a fantastic job matching skier profile to outerwear line.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
Tester, KC Gaudet means business on the frontside. With carves like this, he's an ideal Thanksgiving guest. - ©Cody Downard Photograhy

Tester, KC Gaudet means business on the frontside. With carves like this, he's an ideal Thanksgiving guest.
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Tester, KC Gaudet means business on the frontside. With carves like this, he's an ideal Thanksgiving guest. - ©Cody Downard Photograhy
Ski Tester puttin on a show for tram riders.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Ski Tester puttin on a show for tram riders.
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Ski Tester puttin on a show for tram riders.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
OnTheSnow Ski Test, represent!  - ©Cody Downard Photography

OnTheSnow Ski Test, represent!
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OnTheSnow Ski Test, represent!  - ©Cody Downard Photography
Our Ski Test Director and fearless leader, Krista Crabtree, giving the test card lowdown.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Our Ski Test Director and fearless leader, Krista Crabtree, giving the test card lowdown.
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Our Ski Test Director and fearless leader, Krista Crabtree, giving the test card lowdown.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
Ski Testers compare notes on the way to their next lap. - ©Cody Downard Photography

Ski Testers compare notes on the way to their next lap.
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Ski Testers compare notes on the way to their next lap. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Wanna race?  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Wanna race?
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Wanna race?  - ©Cody Downard Photography
Sharelle Rodman finding fun on the frontside, Ski Test day 1. - ©Cody Downard Photography

Sharelle Rodman finding fun on the frontside, Ski Test day 1.
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Sharelle Rodman finding fun on the frontside, Ski Test day 1. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Ski Testers this year were more swagged out than ever, outfitted head to toe with gear from anon. optics, Eider, Casio Protrek, Smartwool and DonJoy. - ©Cody Downard Photography

Ski Testers this year were more swagged out than ever, outfitted head to toe with gear from anon. optics, Eider, Casio Protrek, Smartwool and DonJoy.
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Ski Testers this year were more swagged out than ever, outfitted head to toe with gear from anon. optics, Eider, Casio Protrek, Smartwool and DonJoy. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Dozens of pairs of skis awaiting you among the trees... ski testing does not suck. - ©Cody Downard Photography

Dozens of pairs of skis awaiting you among the trees... ski testing does not suck.
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Dozens of pairs of skis awaiting you among the trees... ski testing does not suck. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Jill Johnson putting these frontside skis to task on day 1.  - ©Cody Downard Photograhy

Jill Johnson putting these frontside skis to task on day 1.
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Jill Johnson putting these frontside skis to task on day 1.  - ©Cody Downard Photograhy
It's good to be an OnTheSnow Ski Tester on swag day. - ©Cody Downard Photography

It's good to be an OnTheSnow Ski Tester on swag day.
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It's good to be an OnTheSnow Ski Tester on swag day. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Testers lapped the Gadzoom lift nonstop on the first day of Ski Test, 2014. - ©Cody Downard Photography

Testers lapped the Gadzoom lift nonstop on the first day of Ski Test, 2014.
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Testers lapped the Gadzoom lift nonstop on the first day of Ski Test, 2014. - ©Cody Downard Photography
There's a reason why skiers are obsessed with Snowbird, and the tram might have something to do with it. - ©Cody Downard Photography

There's a reason why skiers are obsessed with Snowbird, and the tram might have something to do with it.
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There's a reason why skiers are obsessed with Snowbird, and the tram might have something to do with it. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Our swag table floweth over this year, thanks to sponsors: Casio Protrek, anon., Eider, DonJoy and Smartwool - ©Cody Downard Photography

Our swag table floweth over this year, thanks to sponsors: Casio Protrek, anon., Eider, DonJoy and Smartwool
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Our swag table floweth over this year, thanks to sponsors: Casio Protrek, anon., Eider, DonJoy and Smartwool - ©Cody Downard Photography
Diligent ski testers cranking through cards.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Diligent ski testers cranking through cards.
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Diligent ski testers cranking through cards.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
A ski tester getting it done on day 1.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

A ski tester getting it done on day 1.
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A ski tester getting it done on day 1.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
We get by with a little help from our brand friends. - ©Cody Downard Photography

We get by with a little help from our brand friends.
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We get by with a little help from our brand friends. - ©Cody Downard Photography
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