The Liberty crew drove down from Canada to Mt. Hood for West Coast Sessions 9. The group spent the first couple days lapping the park, but, once the weather cleared, the team got to go big on the large jump.
We spent last week at Aspen Highlands testing next year's boutique and indie brand skis. Reps from some of the companies gave us an on-camera rundown of what they have coming for winter 2011-12. Here are the videos.
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.