Reviews from the best ski test written by the worlds finest testers.

Can we be honest about skis? Because, truth is, while there’s lots of great ski gear on the market, some equipment is just better than the rest. Trust our testers. They call it like they see it, and will steer you toward the best skis to take to the slopes. Honesty gets us in trouble sometimes. We’ll take our chances. 

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Get Inside the SKI Mag Ski Test

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Gear Trends and Previews

  1. Gear of the Year 2017
  2. Get a Sneak Peek at Next Year's Skis
  3. Buyers Guide 2017: Slopestyle 
  4. 2017 Buyers Guide Skis
  5. 2017's Best Skis: Mixed Snow West
  6. 2017's Best Skis: Groomed Snow



VIDEO: SKI Test 2012

Testers visit Snowbird to demo the latest gear for the 2012 SKI Test. Check out these videos for info and reviews on next seasons skis.


SKI Magazine’s 2008-09 Gear Test: How the Test Works

Test Director Joe Cutts guides you through the inner workings of SKI’s annual gear test at Deer Valley, Utah. Find out who writes the reviews for the magazine’s Buyers Guide, how the testers push each ski to its max, and what inspires them.