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Explaining the 2018 Ski Test

We put 2018 skis, and ourselves, through the ringer at Deer Valley Ski Resort.

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During a single week in March, our 24 testers ski over 170 different skis at Deer Valley Resort to find the best gear for next season. The final results can be found in our September issue, the 2018 Gear Guide, and here online.

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To see the winners of this year’s test, check out our annual Gearfinder.

Here are the top skis in each category, divided by gender:

Also, if you’re curious about the specific data points for each ski that made the 2018 Gear Guide, you can see them here for the women and here for the men.

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