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

17th March 2014 | Heather B. Fried

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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
Having a yurt never hurts.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Having a yurt never hurts.
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Having a yurt never hurts.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
So many choices, so little time... - ©Cody Downard Photography

So many choices, so little time...
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So many choices, so little time... - ©Cody Downard Photography
They arrived testers and left friends.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

They arrived testers and left friends.
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They arrived testers and left friends.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
Snowbird's famed terrain provides endless lines to explore. - ©Cody Downard Photography

Snowbird's famed terrain provides endless lines to explore.
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Snowbird's famed terrain provides endless lines to explore. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Day 3 at Snowbird was bluebird all the way, but testers were still finding the pow to see what these all-mountain skis are made of. - ©Cody Downard Photography

Day 3 at Snowbird was bluebird all the way, but testers were still finding the pow to see what these all-mountain skis are made of.
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Day 3 at Snowbird was bluebird all the way, but testers were still finding the pow to see what these all-mountain skis are made of. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Tester, Harper Phillips gettin' after it on day 3, all-mountain skis. - ©Cody Downard Photography

Tester, Harper Phillips gettin' after it on day 3, all-mountain skis.
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Tester, Harper Phillips gettin' after it on day 3, all-mountain skis. - ©Cody Downard Photography
What time is it? Ski Test time! Watches from sponsor, Casio Protrek kept our testers on time and to task. - ©Cody Downard Photography

What time is it? Ski Test time! Watches from sponsor, Casio Protrek kept our testers on time and to task.
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What time is it? Ski Test time! Watches from sponsor, Casio Protrek kept our testers on time and to task. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Rossignol/Dynastar's Thor Verdonk hard at work keeping our test skis in tip top shape. - ©Cody Downard Photography

Rossignol/Dynastar's Thor Verdonk hard at work keeping our test skis in tip top shape.
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Rossignol/Dynastar's Thor Verdonk hard at work keeping our test skis in tip top shape. - ©Cody Downard Photography
The Snowbird scene. - ©Cody Downard Photography

The Snowbird scene.
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The Snowbird scene. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Keeping those skis tuned and our testers off their faces.  - ©Cody Downard Photography

Keeping those skis tuned and our testers off their faces.
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Keeping those skis tuned and our testers off their faces.  - ©Cody Downard Photography
To send or not to send?  - ©Cody Downard Photography

To send or not to send?
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To send or not to send?  - ©Cody Downard Photography
A lone ski tester takes a lap. - ©Cody Downard Photography

A lone ski tester takes a lap.
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A lone ski tester takes a lap. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Bluebird day with powder; what more could a tester ask for on day 3? - ©Cody Downard Photography

Bluebird day with powder; what more could a tester ask for on day 3?
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Bluebird day with powder; what more could a tester ask for on day 3? - ©Cody Downard Photography
The tester snowball fight that almost happened. - ©Cody Downard Photography

The tester snowball fight that almost happened.
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The tester snowball fight that almost happened. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Krista Crabtree, task master... er, Test Director. - ©Cody Downard Photography

Krista Crabtree, task master... er, Test Director.
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Krista Crabtree, task master... er, Test Director. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Tester debrief at the end of day 3.   - ©Cody Downard Photography

Tester debrief at the end of day 3.
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Tester debrief at the end of day 3.   - ©Cody Downard Photography
Ski testing is a game of grab and go! - ©Cody Downard Photography

Ski testing is a game of grab and go!
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Ski testing is a game of grab and go! - ©Cody Downard Photography
OnTheSnow Ski Test 2014/2015 Sponsors. - ©Cody Downard Photography

OnTheSnow Ski Test 2014/2015 Sponsors.
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OnTheSnow Ski Test 2014/2015 Sponsors. - ©Cody Downard Photography
Cheers to our awesome ski testers at the well-deserved après party.   - ©Cody Downard Photography

Cheers to our awesome ski testers at the well-deserved après party.
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Cheers to our awesome ski testers at the well-deserved après party.   - ©Cody Downard Photography

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