Ski shop employees Trey Clauss, Jim Riley and Lindsay Cline ski with Jackson Hole Mountain Resort guide Karin Sieber in March 2012. They got early tram, were shown secret stashes and were given tips on how to ski Jackson Hole terrain.
The best ski shop employees in the country won a free ski trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Skiing Business editor Ryan Dionne talks about the ski trip, the free gear from Helly Hansen, Hestra, Fischer, and the accommodations from Ski.com.
We asked manufacturers to make the case for their best low-cost, high-performance models. As you read, keep in mind that the prices listed are suggested retail prices. Shop around and you’ll likely find these skis for a couple hundred bucks less than what’s listed.