By: Matt McDonald
Highlights from the 2019 Icelantic skis lineup:
Sabres Ready to Rip
While most of Icelantic's skis appeal to the all-mountain freeride crowd who love versatile fun, poppy skis, the Sabre holds down the stiff-ripper category. Previously offered at waist widths of 89mm and 99mm, the line now includes a Sabre 80.
The new ski, plus altered construction in all three Sabres—added carbon, stiffer flex, new tip shape—further optimizes the line for both skiing Mach5 on-piste and exploring the whole mountain.
And the Topsheet Award Goes to...
On the touring side, Icelantic releases a new women's ski for 2019, the Mystic 97, which fits nicely alongside the Natural 101. We won't commit (yet) to handing out a "Best Topsheet" Award for 2019—this is art after all—but this pair ... Continue Reading
Even when you work in the ski industry, it is not every day that you step back and think about how each ski arrives at stores every fall. How does it go from a designer's head to a certified shred stick? While some boards are pushed through factories overseas, there are still companies out there doing it the old fashioned way right here in the USA. As we saw, it's that attention to detail that makes those Made in the USA stickers truly worth something. With 2017 skis coming in daily, a few Powder7 guys took some time out of prepping for next season to look first-hand at what it takes to get Colorado's own Icelantic Skis
from the drawing board to our shop shelves.
Meeting up with Icelantic’s Ashley ... Continue Reading