Ski test: Salomon QST 106 (season 2016-17)

That's a geometry with which i associate Salomon QST series. All the rest is a lie. Interesting riding begins from this geametry. But, let stop speculate and see what they can on snow.

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Gear review: BCA trancievers (season 2016-17)

For a long time BCA company has been seriously engaged by the production of avalanche equipment and in its lineup there is only characteristic of practical utility model - no marketing and innovations for new products. In the line there are only necessary and sufficient equipment and that's why review can have several meanings - to tell about the product and to make an excursion to the variety of inventory types. Let's dive in and look at what is what.

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Ski test: Salomon X-Race Lab 182 (season 2016-17)

Skis with unclear registration class, level and category, and do not fit any modern theory - sport LAB, but not FIS. Let's stop thinking and try them on slope.

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Gear review: Liberty skis (season 2016-17)

Recently, "garage companies" occupies a special place in the ski industry. They made skis for chosen ones or were a pilot production or research institutes fo branded monsters to who this companies sold their inventions. Time goes by, and "high-tech" equipment for the production of skiing becomes more accessible and "garage" companies are entering the market. One such company - Liberty. What have this company in the new season.

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Ski test: Blizzard WRC (season 2016-17)

This skis was black on the tests but remained gray in my memories - no emotions, no colors, no passion or interest. Let's understand why they did not manage to leave good memories and show good riding.

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Gear review: Pieps Micro and new shovel (season 2016-17)

Unlike skiing in avalanche equipment direction trends appear infrequently and therefore any new device becomes the object of attention of experts and amateurs of off-piste riding. In this season Pieps is in the center attention. Company released two new items: a new tranciever Micro and totally innovative avalanche shovel.

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Ski test: Fischer RC4 Worldcup RC (season 2016-17)

Fischer skis that do not fit FIS standarts and requirements but have comfortable for experts and athletes turning radius and relate to sports category. Let's test them and see how they ride.

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Gear review: Volkl skis for freeride (season 2016-17)

Volkl's line is always very big and plentiful. Although it is always easy and simple to deal with it because all models are logical and clear - all very conservative and transparent. Not a lot of new in this season and let's talk about line of skis for freeride - the most confusing line of the company.

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Gear review: Head Monster Series (season 2016-17)

All Mountain series Monster from Head can't be called new. And not because last year they were but simply dropped out of our attention, but also because it is ancient series and skiers with wide experience of riding and with a good memory probably remember this strange skis that long to get a registration in the categories between ski tour, AllMountain and freeride and gone. And now, the time has come to revive them.

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Gear review: Head Supershape Series (season 2016-17)

For a long time Head skis for amateur carving combined in a single series Supershape. Skis has been updated and changed since first appearence of this series, but the name of the series and models remains unchanged. In the 16-17 season skis that included in the series have changed again and got some modifications. What exactly has changed and how? Let's find out.

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