In 1923, Georg Volkl was a cart maker specializing in building horse drawn wagons in Straubing, Germany. Under the guidance of his son Franz, the company diversified and began producing skis which the company is well known for today. Today, Volkl skis are known not only as stiff, powerful skis for hard charging experts, but also as great freeride tools for use from the terrain park to the backcountry. Volkl's new line of freeride outerwear brings style and performance together as flawlessly as they do with their skis.
Volkl has been at the top of their game for years with the Mantra. The Volkl Mantra has almost developed a cult following. Most skiers who own a pair of Mantras have likely purchased more than one. Although this years’ Mantra has been completely redesigned, traditionalists fear not. The Mantra comes back with just as… Read More »
Click here to read On Snow Review: 2015 Volkl Mantra Skis
We’re not so happy that summer is coming to an end. We love getting out into the great outdoors with shorts and sandals. There’s mountain biking (see above), camping, and backyard barbecues. How could you go wrong? But as the cliche goes, all good things must come to an end -or- one door closes and… Read More »
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If you’re looking for a good park and pipe ski, you might just try to find a twin tip ski with a cool graphic. Come on now, you can do better than that. There are slight differences between the skis. Pipe skis are stiffer and are meant to hold an edge in the worst conditions.… Read More »
Click here to read Late Winter Men’s Park and Pipe Ski Deals
All of us here at Powder7 love the winter Olympics. We do our best during the day to ignore the events that occur at Sochi in real time until primetime coverage starts after the shop closes. The term “Spoiler Alert” has been thrown around a lot recently. As the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics draws to… Read More »
Click here to read Winning Ski Companies of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
I don’t throw around phrases like “holy guacamole!” very often, but if I had to sum up the last couple weeks with 2 words, those would be it. Not only have I eaten my fair share of delicious guac, but things have been getting pretty crazy here at Powder7. Every day it seems a truck… Read More »
Click here to read Weekly Round-Up #9+10: Just the Beginning
Hey ladies, now it is your turn. In this post we are going to focus on some of our women’s demo skis that are all under $300. The great thing about our demos is that each comes with bindings pre-mounted and can adjust to any boot sole length. So if you are on a budget… Read More »
Click here to read 6 Women’s Demo Skis Under $300