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OnTheSnow Ski Test 2015/2016: All of Next Season's Best Skis in 3 Days

Skinny skis on a powder day? We still can't complain! - ©Liam Doran

Skinny skis on a powder day? We still can't complain!
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Skinny skis on a powder day? We still can't complain! - ©Liam Doran
Ski, reflect, repeat. - ©Liam Doran

Ski, reflect, repeat.
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Ski, reflect, repeat. - ©Liam Doran
Ski Test 2015/2016 Sponsors: Eider, Jaybird, Bollé, Bogs, Chaos, Descente, Bud Light, Frontier Bites. - ©Liam Doran

Ski Test 2015/2016 Sponsors: Eider, Jaybird, Bollé, Bogs, Chaos, Descente, Bud Light, Frontier Bites.
Copyright: Liam Doran

Ski Test 2015/2016 Sponsors: Eider, Jaybird, Bollé, Bogs, Chaos, Descente, Bud Light, Frontier Bites. - ©Liam Doran
Who says you can't carve powder?  - ©Liam Doran

Who says you can't carve powder?
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Who says you can't carve powder?  - ©Liam Doran
The crew from Jaybird giving testers the lowdown on their new bluetooth headphones. - ©Liam Doran

The crew from Jaybird giving testers the lowdown on their new bluetooth headphones.
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The crew from Jaybird giving testers the lowdown on their new bluetooth headphones. - ©Liam Doran
Ski testers hot-lapping frontside terrain. - ©Liam Doran

Ski testers hot-lapping frontside terrain.
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Ski testers hot-lapping frontside terrain. - ©Liam Doran
Our Frontside fleet for Ski Test 2015/2016. - ©Liam Doran

Our Frontside fleet for Ski Test 2015/2016.
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Our Frontside fleet for Ski Test 2015/2016. - ©Liam Doran
Testing skis is like a race against time. Testers always win. - ©Liam Doran

Testing skis is like a race against time. Testers always win.
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Testing skis is like a race against time. Testers always win. - ©Liam Doran
Ski Test 2015/2016 sweet sponsor lineup. - ©Liam Doran

Ski Test 2015/2016 sweet sponsor lineup.
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Ski Test 2015/2016 sweet sponsor lineup. - ©Liam Doran
Ski Test 2015/2016 Day 1: Frontside & All-Mountain Front - ©Liam Doran

Ski Test 2015/2016 Day 1: Frontside & All-Mountain Front
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Ski Test 2015/2016 Day 1: Frontside & All-Mountain Front - ©Liam Doran
The origins of our valuable Ski Test data. - ©Liam Doran

The origins of our valuable Ski Test data.
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The origins of our valuable Ski Test data. - ©Liam Doran
Ski Test 2015/2016 day one of three. - ©Liam Doran

Ski Test 2015/2016 day one of three.
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Ski Test 2015/2016 day one of three. - ©Liam Doran
We couldn't have done it without our diligent binding techs. - ©Liam Doran

We couldn't have done it without our diligent binding techs.
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We couldn't have done it without our diligent binding techs. - ©Liam Doran
Utah blower powder ranks among the best snow on Earth. - ©Liam Doran

Utah blower powder ranks among the best snow on Earth.
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Utah blower powder ranks among the best snow on Earth. - ©Liam Doran
Fresh gear, fresh snow. What's not to smile about? - ©Liam Doran

Fresh gear, fresh snow. What's not to smile about?
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Fresh gear, fresh snow. What's not to smile about? - ©Liam Doran
A quiet tram moment as Jill prepares to pounce on all that powder.  - ©Liam Doran

A quiet tram moment as Jill prepares to pounce on all that powder.
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A quiet tram moment as Jill prepares to pounce on all that powder.  - ©Liam Doran
Tester Jill gets deep on day two. - ©Liam Doran

Tester Jill gets deep on day two.
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Tester Jill gets deep on day two. - ©Liam Doran
Grab those powder skis before they disappear for another run! - © Liam Doran

Grab those powder skis before they disappear for another run!
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Grab those powder skis before they disappear for another run! - © Liam Doran
Ski Test Director, Krista Crabtree, takes a lap between whip cracking and running the show. - © Liam Doran

Ski Test Director, Krista Crabtree, takes a lap between whip cracking and running the show.
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Ski Test Director, Krista Crabtree, takes a lap between whip cracking and running the show. - © Liam Doran
Mmmmm, powder's tasty. - © Liam Doran

Mmmmm, powder's tasty.
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Mmmmm, powder's tasty. - © Liam Doran
Powder skis did not disappoint on Ski Test day two. - © Liam Doran

Powder skis did not disappoint on Ski Test day two.
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Powder skis did not disappoint on Ski Test day two. - © Liam Doran
Manufacturers keep skis in tip top between runs. - © Liam Doran

Manufacturers keep skis in tip top between runs.
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Manufacturers keep skis in tip top between runs. - © Liam Doran
Brand reps make sure testers get the best run possible instead of skiing the tune.  - © Liam Doran

Brand reps make sure testers get the best run possible instead of skiing the tune.
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Brand reps make sure testers get the best run possible instead of skiing the tune.  - © Liam Doran
Snow falling at a free-refills clip on Ski Test 2015/2016 day two. - ©Liam Doran

Snow falling at a free-refills clip on Ski Test 2015/2016 day two.
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Snow falling at a free-refills clip on Ski Test 2015/2016 day two. - ©Liam Doran
Ski Tester, KC getting after another run. - © Liam Doran

Ski Tester, KC getting after another run.
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Ski Tester, KC getting after another run. - © Liam Doran
EpicSki's Phil Pugliese likes what he's been skiing.  - © Liam Doran

EpicSki's Phil Pugliese likes what he's been skiing.
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EpicSki's Phil Pugliese likes what he's been skiing.  - © Liam Doran
Ski Test team kicks back at the Seven Summits in Snowbird. - © Liam Doran

Ski Test team kicks back at the Seven Summits in Snowbird.
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Ski Test team kicks back at the Seven Summits in Snowbird. - © Liam Doran
Testers score gear giveaways at happy hour. - © Liam Doran

Testers score gear giveaways at happy hour.
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Testers score gear giveaways at happy hour. - © Liam Doran
Cheers to a kick-ass powder day! - © Liam Doran

Cheers to a kick-ass powder day!
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Cheers to a kick-ass powder day! - © Liam Doran
Sponsors represent at Ski Test happy hour. - © Liam Doran

Sponsors represent at Ski Test happy hour.
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Sponsors represent at Ski Test happy hour. - © Liam Doran
Ski Test day three: bluebird, powder, perfection. - ©Liam Doran

Ski Test day three: bluebird, powder, perfection.
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Ski Test day three: bluebird, powder, perfection. - ©Liam Doran
Tester, Susi Muecke with the fierce line. - ©Liam Doran

Tester, Susi Muecke with the fierce line.
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Tester, Susi Muecke with the fierce line. - ©Liam Doran
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26" down and the sun finally up!
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Snowbird's rugged beauty. - ©Liam Doran

Snowbird's rugged beauty.
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Snowbird's rugged beauty. - ©Liam Doran
Exploring Snowbird as an OnTheSnow Ski Tester has to be one of the best jobs out there. - ©Liam Doran

Exploring Snowbird as an OnTheSnow Ski Tester has to be one of the best jobs out there.
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Exploring Snowbird as an OnTheSnow Ski Tester has to be one of the best jobs out there. - ©Liam Doran
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Mind your fingers during tester feeding time. - ©Liam Doran

Mind your fingers during tester feeding time.
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Mind your fingers during tester feeding time. - ©Liam Doran
KC still finding first tracks on day three. - ©Liam Doran

KC still finding first tracks on day three.
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KC still finding first tracks on day three. - ©Liam Doran
Ski Test day three was ripe for all-mountain exploration. - ©Liam Doran

Ski Test day three was ripe for all-mountain exploration.
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Ski Test day three was ripe for all-mountain exploration. - ©Liam Doran
Tester cards in hand, smile on face. - ©Liam Doran

Tester cards in hand, smile on face.
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Tester cards in hand, smile on face. - ©Liam Doran
Fresh tracks again on day three? Why not?! - ©Liam Doran

Fresh tracks again on day three? Why not?!
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Fresh tracks again on day three? Why not?! - ©Liam Doran
All-Mountain Back category removes almost all piste limitations. - ©Liam Doran

All-Mountain Back category removes almost all piste limitations.
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All-Mountain Back category removes almost all piste limitations. - ©Liam Doran
Everyone should rock a powder beard at least once. - ©Liam Doran

Everyone should rock a powder beard at least once.
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Everyone should rock a powder beard at least once. - ©Liam Doran
Testers took the all-mountain versatility machines out for a spin to wrap up Ski Test 2015/2016. - ©Liam Doran

Testers took the all-mountain versatility machines out for a spin to wrap up Ski Test 2015/2016.
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Testers took the all-mountain versatility machines out for a spin to wrap up Ski Test 2015/2016. - ©Liam Doran
That feeling when you peel off your ski boots after three amazing days. - ©Liam Doran

That feeling when you peel off your ski boots after three amazing days.
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That feeling when you peel off your ski boots after three amazing days. - ©Liam Doran

Resort: Snowbird