Tester Josh Povec eats the head of tester Gordy Mergroz for dinner at Snowbird’s Lodge Bistro.
Each ski is evaluated in nine categories. It’s kind of like a dating service: Playfulness, Flotation and Crud Performance are always key characteristics in a relationship.
Testers Scott Basso, Jeremy Benson and Dan Withey riding hard in the wind buff off Little Cloud lift.
Head’s Andrew Couperthwait stealing some skis.
Skiing senior ed Kevin Luby rocking a canary yellow onesie testing the Blizzard Bonafide. Photo: Jeremy Benson.
Amber Gale crushing an early tram photo session during test week. Photo: Jeremy Benson
Salomon’s Travis Tomczak fixes a scuff on the edge of the new Q90.
Derek may be camera shy but Volkl’s skis are decidedly not.
Sweet ski. Lousy Bean-town hat.
Blizzard’s Jed Buke.
Brain trust of male testers at the end of the day in the Cliff Lodge.
Women testers sort it all out in the Cliff. (Yeah, they don’t take themselves as seriously as the guys do.)
With a few bay leaves.