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The Right Boards For Any Mountain

Hotshots: 10 Best Skis of the 2012-2013 Season

It seems that you can’t walk through a ski resort parking lot without seeing a few new brands of skis and boards being toted around. Some of these new styles are grounded in real testing and evaluation, while others miss the mark in favor of design flashiness, but how to tell? Our intrepid ski testers put quite a few sticks to the test this season to make sure you’ve got the best ski out there. Whether you’re searching for a burly, rockered pow slasher for your upcoming Alaska trip, or you’re on the prowl for the perfect park-rat set up to impress the ladies with your mute-540s in the half-pipe, the end of the season is often the best time for great deals. We’ve got the skis you should be after right here.

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The Essence of All-Mountain Style and Versatility

Dynastar Big Trouble Skis

By Guest Writer and Outdoor Enthusiast Michael O’Brien The Dynastar Big Trouble ($454) is the perfect solution for the advanced level skier looking for planks that can do it all.  The skis’ versatility is their number one strength, in addition to the twin-tipped design, larger than average widths and contours (124-92-114) allowing you to float…