Different skis are good for different people, but every year there are always a few pairs that everyone seems to be obsessed with. Here are the most popular skis of the season, the one's you've been searching on our site, googling, stalking on Steep and Cheap, and raving about. And, to stoke the fires, the one ski coming out next year that's already creating major buzz.
If you’re looking to push yourself beyond blue runs and venture off the groomed, check out this clip. Michael Rogan, Director of Instruction for SKI, helps define the ski categories that the magazine uses in its 2008-09 Buyers Guide.