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Essential Gear for Heli-Skiing

Heli-skiing in Western Canada is about as good as skiing gets. Here's the gear we used get the most out of our week on the mountain.

Classic, Skate and Backcountry

The Best Nordic Skiing Gear of 2015

Here’s the right cross-country ski gear -- classic, skate and backcountry -- to get you out the door and on the trail.

The Nordic Skiing Issue
Bound for Success

Locked In: 5 Best Ski Bindings

Bindings often go overlooked in favor of the flashiness of a new pair of skis or boots. But as your only contact point for control and power transfer along the 170-180cm boards you’re strapping on, and your final line of safety in a major crash, they’re the most important piece of gear for a successful and safe season. Read on for a breakdown of the best ski bindings for this season.

The Skiing Issue
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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