Want a second opinion? “The Blizzard Cochise will certainly reward good technique, but it doesn’t demand it. It has something to offer to a range of ability levels, caters to more than one riding style, and is happy pretty much anywhere….”
There once was a guy who dreamed of a very specific backcountry ski. Problem was, nobody made it. But that’s about to change. Kevin Bazar explains why he thinks the “WooTest” will rule, why sidecut is overrated, and why Praxis Skis is the perfect company to build his dream ski.
If you’re looking for stiffness and stability in a park ski, the MOMENT Reno Jib might be the answer. But if you’re looking primarily for a quick ski that makes it super easy to initiate tricks, you might want to keep looking.
Airbag packs are a phenomenal piece of backcountry safety gear, but the problem’s always been their substantial weight and price tag. BCA’s Float 18 Airbag, however, reduces both. If you like to play beyond the ropes, you should certainly take a look.