Slashing Through the Spring at the FREESKIER Gear Lab

Slashing Through the Spring at the FREESKIER Gear Lab

All Photos: Carly Finke

The birds are chirping, the sun’s cranking up the temp and we’re busting out our narrowest skis for some serious spring laps. As freeskiers, deep pow stashes, frothy pillows and untouched glades are what we spend our winters hunting for—but there really isn’t anything quite like spring skiing. We’re just here to have a good time until the lifts stop spinning. So before the snow melts, take a gander at the lineup of next season’s skinniest sticks that we’re testing at the FREESKIER Gear Lab in Vail, Colorado.

Elan Ripstick 96 taking flight
Armada ARV 106 spraying showers
Laying over Atomic’s Maven 103s
Dynastar M-Free 99s poppin’ off
Nordica Santa Ana dustin’ crust
J Skis brings the hype with the Joyride Showdown graphic
The afternoon lineup:
Black Diamond Impulse 104
Stockli Montero AR
Atomic Maven 103 CTI
ZAG Mata
K2 Reckoner 102 W
J Skis Joyride
4FRNT Switch
Liberty Scope
4FRNT Devastators laying havoc

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