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

17th March 2014 | Heather B. Fried

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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
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