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K2 Mindbender 88 Alliance Vs. Blizzard Black Pearl 88

K2 Mindbender 88 Alliance Vs. Blizzard Black Pearl 88

A Comprehensive Review of these two 2020 Ladies All-Mountain Skis K2 Mindbender 88 Alliance Vs. Blizzard Black Pearl 88- A Look At The Pro’s and Con’s Of Both   As the holidays of 2018 approached rumors started to swirl that K2 Skis had something psychedelic brewing. When our industry Demo Day rolled around and we… Read More

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Nordica Enforcer 104 Ski Review

Nordica Enforcer 104 Ski Review

Welcome To The Family Nordica Enforcer 104 A slim yet wide waist width with new technologies     Gone are the days of the standalone Nordica Enforcer. As we enter into the 19/20 winter season Nordica has not one, but 6 options to choose from- divided into the Enforcer and Enforcer Free Series. The Nordica… Read More

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Top 5 Skis Of 2020

Top 5 Skis For 2020

Top 5 Skis For 2020- From An East Coast Ski Shops Standpoint These reviews are based on our on-snow testing, discussions with brand reps, and years of experience.   Basin Sports is a ski shop in Killington, Vermont. With access to the largest east coast ski resort at our door, we are able to provide… Read More

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Never Summer Lady West

Never Summer Lady West Board Review

The Never Summer Lady West Board Review- For Aggressive Female Riders The Never Summer Raven Redesign? Or A New Board All Together? A few years ago Never Summer retired the Women’s Raven board line and released two new boards as replacements. The Aura and the Infinity. Both had their own characteristics but left many Raven… Read More

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2020 Nordica Enforcer 88 Ski Review

2020 Nordica Enforcer 88 Ski Review

Nordica Enforcer 88 Ski Review – Tried and Tested What to expect in the narrowest waist width Enforcer     Since its inception, the Enforcer Series has been rapidly growing as the most sought after skis in the industry. Nordica has been careful to release new waist width options and technological tweaks steadily over the… Read More

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POC Coron Air Spin Helmet Review

POC Coron Air Spin Helmet Review

Last year POC released the Tectal Trail Helmet with Air Spin Technology and took racers and recreational riders by storm. This year, the POC Coron Air Spin Full Face Helmet was released. POC wanted something lighter and something that held up better to multiple impacts. You’ve probably heard of MIPS or Multi-Directional Impact Protection System… Read More

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Devinci Troy

Devinci Troy Carbon GX Review

A Technical All-Mountain Brawler – Devinci Troy Carbon GX Review   The Devinci Troy at first glance looks like any modern trail bike. It’s low, slack and comes equipped with 150mm of travel. Basin Sports brought in Devinci this year so we were excited to put a “new to us” trail bike on dirt. I’m going… Read More

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How To Choose Ski or Snowboard Jackets

  Types Of Jackets With so many types, features and specifications it’s hard to decide on How To Choose Ski or Snowboard Jackets. The more features don’t necessarily mean more expensive either. With so many features, names, and types we’ve decided to help you navigate the winter brand tornado of Ski and Snowboard Jackets. There… Read More

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Salomon Shift Binding

Salomon Shift Binding Review

An Overview of the Highly Anticipated Salomon Shift Binding I first heard of the new Salomon Shift Binding through my College Alumni Group on Facebook. See I went to school for Mountain Recreation Management so when something this big (that could dramatically change the AT binding game) gets released we gear addicts get a little… Read More

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Descente Izzy Gear Review

Descente Izzy Gear Review And The Ski Industry Values Descente As A Brand When I think of Descente I think of those new Buick Commercials on TV. There’s the young “millennial” saying to their friend over the phone, “I’m in the Buick.” And the friend responds, “I don’t see a Buick.” Though they’re standing right… Read More

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