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Ski Test Outtakes: 2010

Our expert gear testers—World Cuppers, Olympians, top instructors, retailers and SKI staffers—hit the slopes at Deer Valley, Snowbird and Stratton to put more than 200 skis and boots through the ringer...and the trees, pow, bumps, crud and corduroy. To see what passed the test, click on our gear galleries.

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How to Buy Your Kids Boots

Want your kids to stand confidently and meet challenges head-on? They’ll need support. In life, that comes from you. In skiing, it’s just a matter of getting them in the right boot.

Test Roster: 2010

M's Intermediate Skis: 2010

This is your year for a breakthrough, and these are the skis that will show you the way. Gentle and easygoing, yet strong enough to guide you, they bring out your best and forgive your worst. They will make you better—now.