Tag Archive: rocker

Feb 04

Gear Shed: Voile’s Fat and Waxless Charger BC

Since Karhu released its waxless Guide ski (now the Madshus Annum) more than five years ago, the concept of an all-mountain backcountry ski with a waxless base pattern has gained some serious traction among backcountry and backyard skiers worldwide. Gone are the days when a waxless ski was primarily for kick and glide nordic skiing, …

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Oct 26

2010-11 Skis for your Skiing Adventures

October 2010 By Brian Mohr and Emily Johnson With their ever-widening dimensions, rockered (or early rise) tips and tails, and reduced sidecuts, the latest downhill-oriented ski designs are making it more fun than ever to ski the softer snows of the northeast’s resorts, sidecountry zones and backcountry. An emerging trend this year is the availability …

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