Next Year's Gear

Here's a roundup of the skis, boots, outerwear, and accessories new for next season. Commence the drooling.
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Here's a roundup of the skis, boots, outerwear, and accessories new for next season. Commence the drooling.
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2011 Salomon Quest 12

Next Year's Gear: A Sneak Peek at 2011's Skis and Boots

From the floors of the Snowsports Industry of America (SIA) trade show in Denver, we bring you our favorite new hardgoods for next year—from rockered speed skis to a carver that might actually be cool. Here's what you'll see in shops next season.

Keen Fast Shoes

Next Year's Outdoor Gear

This week, gear companies descended on Salt Lake City for the Outdoor Retailer trade show. They showed off what they've got in the pipeline for next year. We scoured the aisles for the best of what's to come. Here is what we found.

The Salomon XR Crossmax has a piece of plastic, which they call a tendon, running through the sole. It rebounds on every step, so your foot doesn’t have to.

Next Year's Gear

Twice a year, gear companies meet behind closed doors to preview next year’s gear. You’re probably not allowed in. But don’t worry—here's a sneak peek at new, game-changing outdoor product. Commence drooling now.

Dalbello KR2 Pro

Gear of the Year 2013

Test-dominating skis, command-and-control boots, and cool new gear that makes the sidecountry more fun and potentially safer. The battle of the brands rages on. Here’s who’s winning in 2013.

La Sportiva's first foray into skis is pretty impressive. We skied their biggest ski, the Hi5, and were impressed by how easily it busted through crud.

Next Year's Skis and Gear: Outdoor Retailer 2011

We've been trolling the floor at this year's Outdoor Retailer trade show, checking out next winter's gear. So far, the story has been about the sidecountry, and ski, boots, packs, and jackets that are designed to be used in the backcountry just as well as the resort. We also saw beefy but lightweight bindings, multiple airbag packs, a bunch of waterproof, breathable fabrics. Here's what you'll be coveting next fall.

Join the Pros—Test Next Year's Gear!

Help us test next year’s ski equipment, March 2 - 6 at Snowbird, Utah. The all-inclusive package (lodging, tickets, meals, gift bag) is just $3000, limited to the first eight skiers to qualify.