SKI reviews the best new skiing products all year long. From testing skis and ski boots at organized tests to putting new ski apparel and backcountry ski gear through the wringer all over the world, our staff of skiers knows how to tell the best from the rest. We only publish ski gear reviews and videos of products that perform well, so if you see it here, you should really check it out at your local ski shop soon.
Salomon Is Finally Adding A Real Backcountry Ski to Its QST Line
The all-new Salomon QST Echo 106 is a lighter weight QST 106 designed for uphill slogs and downhill joy rides.
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Blizzard Is Fixing What Ain’t Broke—And We’re Loving It
The Rustler and Sheeva have been top-performing skis for years, but Blizzard is updating them anyway. We went to their factory in Austria to find out why.
10 Skis That Will Help You Milk a Powder Day
These skis float, sure. But more importantly, they have some pop and pizazz.
10 Frontside Skis That Handle the Crud As Well As the Corduroy
These frontside skis successfully straddle the line between the groomer and all-mountain categories.
Top 10 All-Mountain Skis for Double-Black Diamond Skiers
If you fancy yourself an expert skier who needs something chargy and beefy underfoot, read on.
The 10 Most Playful and Fun All-Mountain Skis of 2023
Just like people, skis have different personalities. These skis are the extroverts in the all-mountain category.
This Ski Manufacturer Wants to Change the Way You Ski
New to the market in the spring of 2022, Peak Skis is bringing innovation to the slopes
8 Frontside Skis That Reward Strong and Precise Skiers
These sticks take some steering, but put in the work, and you'll reap the rewards.
10 User-Friendly Skis That Will Forgive Your Sloppy Skiing Habits
These forgiving skis won’t punish you for imperfect form or technique.
6 Skis That Will Make Your Life Easier In Moguls
These frontside skis are playful and quick enough to help you navigate the minefield.
10 Skis That Rail On Hardpack And Are Made For Early-Season Turns
These skis cut through the hard stuff like a hot knife through butter.
How to Choose the Best Ski for ‘Sierra Cement’ and ‘Cascade Concrete’
The expanse of the West Coast means unique microclimates at resorts. Know before you go to choose the right ski for the conditions.
Eric Pollard Is Known For His Crazy Ski Designs. His New Skis Are Just the Opposite
With Season Eqpt, Pollard returns to the basics with skis that focus on broad-application versatility.
Can Today’s Wide All-Mountain Skis Hack It Back East? Our Gear Experts Weigh In
The short answer is yes. The long answer is a little more nuanced.
Behind the Scenes of Our 2023 SKI Test
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How Wide is Too Wide For Resort Skis?
Racing legend Daron Rahlves and PSIA Pro Michael Rogan weigh the pros and cons of skis with girth.
If You Ski the East, This Is the Type of Ski You Need Underfoot
These skis make tackling firm snow and narrower trails a heck of a lot easier
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The Best Backcountry Skis of 2023
Looking for the perfect backcountry ski for deep days and big missions? Start here.
The Best Women’s Powder Skis of 2023
These wide, rockered planks will help you milk those powder days for all their worth.
The Best Women’s All-Mountain Wide Skis of 2023
These all-mountain skis have a little more underfoot, more rocker, and more fun in powder
The Best Frontside Skis of 2023
These narrower sticks may have a penchant for carving, but they also like to play in the bumps
The Best Powder Skis of 2023
These wide, rockered planks designed for the deepest days of the year do more than float—they fly
The Best Women’s Frontside Skis of 2023
From early season laps to encouraging ladies to get comfortable on edge, these frontside tools with slimmer waists take skiing back to the fundamentals
The Best All-Mountain Wide Skis of 2023
Ideal skis for resorts where the snow is softer more often than not, the all-mountain wide skis also cater skiers who prefer float over finesse.
2023 Dynastar E-Lite 8 Review
An ideal ski for beginners to gain confidence on hardpack and corduroy
2023 Völkl Secret 102 Review
We give you the most versatile and responsive wide all-mountain ride of the year
2023 Stöckli Stormrider 95 Review
Want an all-mountain ski that can rail off-piste like it rails on groomers? Here you go
2023 Nordica Santa Ana 88 Review
This year’s category winner makes everyone who skis it feel like a star
2023 Black Diamond Helio Carbon 95 Review
A ski made for the technical backcountry lines of the Rockies
2023 Black Crows Anima Birdie Review
This tough bird won’t let you down when the pow turns to crud
2023 Nordica Enforcer 88 Review
If you’re looking for a no-nonsense frontside ski that excels in crud, look no further
2023 J Skis The Slacker Review
This year’s most forgiving powder ski is also a ton of fun
2023 Nordica Santa Ana 104 Free Review
A tried and true favorite that delivers in crud
2023 Icelantic Mystic 97 Review
We challenge you to find a more playful and responsive backcountry ski than this
2023 Rossignol Rallybird 104 Ti Review
This year’s chart-topping wide all-mountain ski for ladies lives for soft snow and crud
2023 Armada Declivity 102 Ti Review
A wide all-mountain ski for the more playful skiers out there
2023 Salomon QST 106 Review
Wait until you feel the design upgrades to this best-seller
2023 Völkl Kendo 88 Review
A slight change in construction makes the new Kendo 88 more accessible and more fun
The Best Women’s Backcountry Skis of 2023
The best backcountry skis for women aren't just lightweight skis that power up the skintrack. They’re bonafide downhill performers.
2023 Kästle MX83 Review
If speed is your friend, this ski belongs in your quiver
2023 Salomon QST Lumen 98 Review
This ski was voted the most playful ski among this year’s crop of women’s all-mountain skis
2023 Völkl Blaze 106 W Review
With a more moderate waist, this is the ski for East Coast pow hounds and those of us who live in reality
2023 K2 Mindbender 89Ti W Review
This accessible all-mountain tool for ladies earned high marks in versatility and quickness
2023 Elan Wildcat 86 C Black Edition Review
A true frontside ski made for all levels of skiers to improve their carving prowess
2023 Fischer Ranger 108 Review
When the fluff turns to crud, this is the ski you want underfoot
2023 Dynastar M-Pro 90 Review
A ski for those who want an all-mountain ski, but don’t want to sacrifice the ability to carve
2023 Armada Locator 104 Review
Looking for a jack-of-all-trades in the backcountry? Look no further
2023 Salomon QST Blank Review
The best powder ski of the year will make an all-time day even more all-time
2023 Black Diamond Impulse 104 Review
For soft snow and deep days, reach for these playful planks
2023 Armada Declivity 92 Ti Review
If you gravitate towards quick and playful skis that can still hold their own when the going gets tough, check out this little number
2023 Nordica Santa Ana 110 Free Review
If you’re an expert ripper looking for a ski that can keep up with you in the deep stuff, this is your ski
2023 Rossignol Experience W 82 Ti Review
Truly a ski for everyone, in all conditions, wherever you ski
2023 Salomon Stance W 84 Review
An easy-skiing option for all levels, especially newer or casual skiers
2023 Blizzard Sheeva 11 Review
The runner-up in the women’s powder category is a force to be reckoned with
2023 Völkl M6 Mantra Review
Power and precision are the name of the game with this tried and true favorite
2023 Rossignol Sender 106 Ti+ Review
This Sender is all-new, and it’s a crowd pleaser
2023 Blizzard Sheeva 10 Review
A no-nonsense ski for ladies who don’t shy away from big mountain lines
2023 Rossignol Experience 82 Ti Review
This year’s No. 1 frontside ski has no true weakness
2023 Elan Ripstick 106 Review
If you like to carve even when you have wide planks underfoot, this is your ski
2023 Stöckli Montero AR Review
A beer-league racing ski for those ex-racer types out there
2023 Head Kore 93 Review
This forgiving and energetic all-mountain ski is ideal for those looking to gain confidence off the groomed
2023 Armada Declivity 108 Ti Review
Only advanced and expert skiers need apply to this pow ski with Titanal
2023 Line Pandora 110 Review
The best women’s powder ski of the year is one heck of a fun ride
2023 Line Blade Optic 114 Review
This ski offers an impressive balance between flotation and power
2023 Blizzard Hustle 10 Review
This year’s most exciting new backcountry ski charges like a downhill ski
2023 Blizzard Rustler 10 Review
It’s hard to find a wide all-mountain ski that’s this stable at speed
2023 Blizzard Rustler 9 Review
This ski is one of the best in class when it comes to balancing performance and approachability
2023 Nordica Enforcer 104 Unlimited Review
Finally, an Enforcer designed to adventure beyond the ropes
2023 Salomon QST Stella 106 Review
This year’s Most Improved award goes to this energetic and fun ski
2023 Völkl Mantra 102 Review
This year’s best wide all-mountain ski is a tried and true performer
2023 Elan Ripstick 102 W Review
A quick whip for all-mountain adventures in tight terrain
2023 Blizzard Brahma 88 Review
This year’s No. 2 ski is a wider waisted frontside ski that can crush groomers as well as the crud
2023 Head Kore 97 W Review
It’s not the lightest backcountry option out there, but if you’re plowing through backcountry crud, this is the ski you want underfoot
2023 Line Vision 98 Review
These skis let you bring the playfulness of your resort skiing to the backcountry
2023 Salomon Stance 84 Review
If you’re looking for a confidence-inspiring teaching tool to help you level up, give this ski a try
2023 Dynastar E-Pro 99 Review
This easy-going ride will follow you wherever you go, as long as it’s on edge
2023 Nordica Santa Ana 93 Unlimited Review
This quick and reliable backcountry ski for ladies gets the job done on all but the deepest of days
2023 Elan Ripstick 94 W Review
If you’re a carver girl at heart but need something a little wider underfoot, the Ripstick 94 W is your compromise
2023 Stöckli Nela 96 Review
This ski didn’t steal the show again this year, but you’d be hard pressed to find a better crud ski