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The Kabookie Bids Adieu

The Kabookie Bids Adieu

A sad bit of news I unfortunately have to report following the WWSRA demo at Mammoth (more)

La Sportiva Vapor Nano

La Sportiva Vapor Nano

If you want a ski with lots of surface area and very, very little weight, La Sportiva presents the aptly-named Vapor Nano: 103mm underfoot and 5.29lbs per pair (spec). The (more)

Kabookie vs. Bonafide

Kabookie vs. Bonafide

Short answer: I prefer the Kabookie. I've played around with both skis for over a year now, and for my body weight (about 145lbs), I'm just not seeing much benefit from the (more)

Volkl Code L

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New for the 2013-2014 season, Volkl's Code Speedwall L offers performance skiers a fun and lively alternative to both the RTM and RaceTiger lines. I'm not big on the RTM skis (more)

Blizzard Kabookie

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Blizzard's Kabookie ski was one of two new Alpine Touring standouts I found at the 2012 SIA show—the other being Garmont's Cosmos boot. Like the Cosmos, the big news (more)

Atomic Smoke Ti

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Atomic's Smoke Ti is a frontside carver that makes shop owners and skiers happy alikeā€”it sells well, and it delivers a lot of ski for the money. Probably Atomic wouldn't (more)

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