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2020 Volkl Skis Preview

Innovation is the Mantra In 2019, the completely redesigned M5 Mantra hit the hill hard. Featuring Volkl’s innovative Titanal Frame, the M5 was livelier, lighter, and zippier than a YKK. It took off with advanced and expert skiers alike, so for 2020, Volkl will double down on their Titanal Frame construction. This year, Volkl has Continue reading…

The Skier’s Gift Guide: 2018 Men’s Edition

Looking for the women’s edition of our Skier’s Gift Guide? Just click here.   Don’t be stressed this gift-buying season. Why not? Because the skier in your life isn’t. He’s calling in sick, hoarding credit card points and dreaming up escapades from Hokkaido to Zermatt. Yet for all his talk about ski equipment, epic days, Continue reading…

The Best All Mountain Skis of 2019

If we had a dollar for every time customers say they’re looking for “good all mountain skis,” we would…well…we would own more pairs of good all mountain skis. In today’s skiing landscape, defining categories of gear can be tough. All mountain skis differ for different people. The powder-hungry freeride skier at Jackson skis the whole mountain on playful sticks with Continue reading…

The Legendary Volkl Mantra Gets a Makeover

Also read our review of the Volkl Mantra 102, new for 2020. The Volkl Mantra M5, new for 2019, marks the biggest evolution yet for one of the industry’s most iconic skis. Over the last half-decade-plus, the Mantra has built a cult following on hard-charging, powder-hunting, all-mountain skiing. It’s gone through redesigns, but it’s always measured Continue reading…