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Last winter Todd Ligare spent most of his time sled skiing in the backcountry near Valdez, Alaska for Teton Gravity Research. This racer-turned-freeskier-turned-freeride-force is notorious for ripping big fast lines wherever he goes. His equipment choices are surprisingly friendly, perfect for getting awesome on just about any hill. We caught up with him at the top of the tram at Snowbird, Utah, to see what he runs wherever he goes.
I choose to live in Utah because Snowbird is a great place to warm up for whatever the season may bring.
I always have multiple lenses with me so the IO/X is easy to swap. I use the Red Sensor for mid to flat light but if it were to get really sunny I would throw in the Blackout.
I ran the DTS for 5 years—upgrading to the 2 was an obvious decision for me. It’s really easy to use and has a really fast processor.
Since I got a pair of the Automatics I’ve been skiing them nearly every day. I really like how playful and easy to ski they are—but they have the integrity to land big airs and ski really fast.