Few skis turn as easily as the Stormrider. A vertically laminated wood core maximizes its maneuverability, allowing for easy flex into a turn, while sheets of metal make the ski torsionally strong and thus able to hold an arc like race skis. But the Stormrider is also an all-mountain, all-condition workhorse: We found it equally comfortable in bumps, trees, and knee-deep powder. [$1,220; stoeckli.com]
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