Trend Report

Harder, better, faster, stronger - and just plain cooler. If it's been awhile since you visited a ski shop, here's what you're missing.

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Trend Report, 2009-10

A new season brings a fresh crop of innovations—some minor, some potentially game-changing. Here are a few of our top picks.

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Ski and Boot Trends of 2012

High-end boots that don't hurt. Skis that explode paradigms. Deeper forays into the sidecountry. Innovations abound in 2012. Here are the products to keep your eye on—some groundbreaking, some just fun.

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2013 Gear Trends

What never changes: Every year, they try to make your gear look obsolete. Time to upgrade? Here are the highlights for 2013: You decide.

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Boot Test 2013

We've told you before and we'll tell you again: Your boots are your most important piece of gear.