Gear review: Blizzard Quattro collection (season 2016-17)

In season 15-16, Blizzard graced us with two new and interesting series that showed very interesting results on the tests during the season. In the season 16-17 where is only one update in the line - a new series of skis for prepared slopes - Quattro. Let's see how new it is and that is interesting in it for us.

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Gear review: RMU - handmade skis (season 2016-17)

Another American company which produces hand made skis. As often in companies of this format, line of skis is very compact - not many models but each is unique. We have been looking closely at it for some time and finally realized that the company deserves detailed attention. Let's see what awaits us in their catalog in season 16-17.

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Gear review: Atomic Vantage X collection (season 2016-17)

After the appearance of quite successful line of universal skis BlackEye from Atomic more than 10 years have passed. Each year, the company released updated versions of the same ski making minor changes to the design. Skis were successful, but still 10 years for them it is a lot. Especially considering strong progress of the other ski companies. What Atomic must create new universal skis it was clear for last three years. And it happened. Meet the new series of skis from Atomic.

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Gear review: Atomic Skins (season 2016-17)

In last year Atomic company introduced a new Atomic skins for ski tour with an interesting solution to replace mohair on plastic. The new solution is offered as part of a new series of skis Backland. The series had several interesting decisions, each of which is worthy of a personal examination. Today, we are considering the pros and cons of the new skins.

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Gear review: DPS Foundation collection (season 2016-17)

A very specifical company and well-known in narrow circle of freeriders. Skis rather more pretentious than natal, but usually in the Russian segment of freeride companies like this is popular at the initial stage of market introduction, especially in the direction of freeriding which itself is in Russia the very embodiment of pathos: nobody understands anything, but it looks cool. DPS The new season brings a new series of his Foundation to address the underlying problem. What's new in it?

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Gear test: K2 iKonic 80ti (season 2016-17)

Today on the tests we have new K2 ski which was good in the last season.. Skis that pleassd not by statistical indicators of skiing but by a charge of fun and diversity in skiing. Let's check that K2 added to version of 16-17 season and whether they are same fun as they were last year.

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Gear review: K2 All-Round skis collection (season 2016-17)

At first look, all-round skis from K2 in the 16-17 season have nothing new. All skis have been in the last season. But, nevertheless, there is a new - the distribution to ski categories and perception of all-round skis in the new format. This is new. Let's see what is the essence of the changes.

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Gear review: K2 Marksman (season 2016-17)

The fact that K2 has completely no problem in the direction of skis for freeride should be obvious to everyone. Well, those who test them know about it. All areas of off-piste riding from ski-touring to slopestyle are now overlaped almost perfectly. Do I have to come up with something new if everything is more than excellent? It is necessary or not, but K2 did Marksman - new skis for freeride, new in every sense.

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Gear review: K2 carve ski Collection (season 2016-17)

Approach to carving skis for riding on prepared slopes at K2 has always been completely original. The Company believes it is logical that not all skiing on prepared slopes is definitely carving. Ride on the velvet mean not only carved turns and skis for that riding should be different and appropriate for the project. This season staeted the exact division of carving skis and skis for prepared slope. What is the difference?

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Gear review: Majesty Collection (season 2016-17)

Majesty has already quite well entrenched in the ski industry, and takes its rightful place. Although a few years ago only few people knew about this garage co-op. In the wake of the popularization of small manufacturing companies Majesty began to gain momentum and continues to work on expanding the line offering in the 16-17 season some interesting solutions.

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