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2023 Winter Ski Gear Preview

Carol Ching

2023 Winter Ski Gear Preview

2022 - 2023 Winter Ski Preview

While the current season is still going strong, we are starting to look ahead to next winter's gear and our group of brands have given us a sneak peak at whats to come. Lets dive into some of the skis we will be bringing in next season, new innovations, and ski series being introduced.

2023 Armada Skis

Look out 2023 Season! Armada is stepping up their game with a new series of Touring skis, updated graphics, and more. At Skiis and Biikes we are excited to be expanding our selection for next season offering women specific park skis and more powder skis. Check out some of the skis we will be offering!

Armada 2023 Touring Series Locator Series Skis

Locator Series

Style Touring
Skill level Intermediate - Advance
Rocker Style EST Freeride Rocker
Core Caruba Core
Base Comp Series Base
Extras TI Binding Dampener
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There’s an all-new archetype for touring skis built around downhill performance. The Locator Series is designed for adventures beyond the ropes where untouched powder and steep lines await. Combining phenomenal performance characteristics with super light weights, the four skis in this collection are the ultimate tools explore the mountains anywhere your legs, lungs and willpower can take you. Locator Series skis are balanced to excel on the up and the down in the enormous range of conditions found in the backcountry with float, stability and versatility at weights that won’t sap the energy needed to charge the descents. It’s okay to draw outside the lines. There are no limits to where we can go.

Skiis and Biikes will be offering the following models (in order from left to right in image): Locator 112, Locator 96, Locator 104

 Armada Women's ARW Park Ski Series

ARW Series

Style Park - Womens
Skill level Beginner - Intermediate
Rocker Style AR Freestyle Rocker
Core Caruba Core
Base Comp Series Base
Extras Smear Tech, S7 Base, AR75 Sidewall
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The ARW Series remains the most dedicated women’s all-mountain freestyle lineup out there. This collection offers everything you need to scratch some tricks off your list with style and grace.

Skiis and Biikes will be offering the following models (in order from left to right in image): ARW 96, ARW 86, ARW 84

ARV Men's Park Ski Series

ARV Series

Style Park
Skill level Beginner - Intermediate - Advance
Rocker Style AR Freestyle Rocker
Core Poplar Ash Core
Base S7 Base
Extras Smear Tech, AR75 Sidewall
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The ARV SERIES is the funnest family in skiing. Built for the all-mountain, freestyle skier, the ARV Series packs performance and durability. From park, to sidecountry, to backcountry, the ARVs are giving skiers a step up in a step-down world.

The ARV line also features two powder skis, the ARV 106 and ARV 116 JJ (Available Online Only).

Skiis and Biikes will be offering the following models (in order from left to right in image): ARV 84, ARV 86, ARV 96

ARV 106 Ski and ARV 116 JJ Ski from Armada Skis

Other notable 2023 Armada skis we will be offering are (left to right in image):

  • 2023 Armada ARW 106 UL
  • 2023 Armada ARV 116 JJ UL
  • 2023 Armada Stranger
  • 2023 Armada Whitewalker 121
  • 2023 Armada Declivity 82 TI

Armada skis: ARW 106 UL, ARV 116 JJ UL, Armada Stranger, Armada Whitewalker 121, Declivity 82 TI

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2023 Atomic Skis

Serving up newness with a long history of ski innovation, Atomic's 2023 line is sure to please everyone from racers to powder chasers. Look out for newly technology in carving skis and the ever impressive partnership with Bent Chetler. We are proud to offer a stunning selection for the upcoming season.

Atomic Q Series

Atomic Redster Q Series

Style Piste, Carving
Skill Level Intermediate - Advance
Shape All Condition Piste Shape
Rocker Style Active Camber
Core Power Woodcore
Base World Cup Base
Extras Revoshock S, TI Powered, Structured Topsheet
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This is not a ski for race gates or speed suits. The Q wants to get out and run. It excels on firm morning corduroy, slashes through chop and handles slush with aplomb. When the on-piste conditions get a little dicey, the Redster Q is right at home. The Redster Q traces its DNA straight to Atomic’s World Cup-winning Redster program. With Revoshock, Power Woodcore, and a Titanal powered laminate, this ski has racing in its blood and exploration in its soul. The following Atomic Q Series skis will be available at Skiis and Biikes (pictured left to right):

Atomic Bent Chetler

Atomic Bent Chetler Series

Style Big Mountain Powder, Park
Skill Level Intermediate - Advance
Shape Directional Shape
Rocker Style Powder Rocker
Core Power Woodcore
Sidewall Dura Cap Sidewall
Extras Glossy Topsheet, HRZN Tech Tip & Tail
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From freeride to freestyle, the Bent Family delivers the broadest bandwidth of performance characteristics for any terrain. Designed by Chris Benchetler, developed and loved by the Atomic Freeski Team, every Bent is super playful in big mountain powder and fearlessly progressive in the park. HRZN Tech Tip & Tail delivers 10% more surface area for awesome flotation in deep snow without adding any width or weight to the ski. This feature also creates a more relaxed tip and tail for more playful, progressive performance in freestyle terrain. Leaving true ingenuity to the skier, abstract base and top sheet graphics reinterpret Benchetler’s hand-drawn artwork to encompass a passion for self-expression and creating art through skiing.

2023 Blizzard Skis

 

Blizzard thunderbird

Blizzard Thunderbird Series

Style Carving
Skill Level Intermediate - Advance
Shape All Condition Piste Shape
Rocker Style Camber
Core Trueblend Woodcore on-piste
Base Sintered Carbon Base
Extras Revoshock S, TI Powered, Structured Topsheet
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The Thunderbird collection has been specifically designed around two fundamental concepts that are key to having a great on-piste skiing experience. First, is to deliver the highest level of on-piste performance, making it extremely accessible. The ability to have power and performance on demand has never been so available. Second, is the ability to choose models based on turn shape. These two concepts, combined, provide with the ultimate confidence and freedom to carve and ski fast or slow on any groomed piste.

Blizzard phoenix

Blizzard Phoenix Series

Style Carving, All-Mountain
Skill Level Intermediate - Advance
Shape BMP Shape
Rocker Style Full Camber
Core Trueblend Woodcore on-piste
Sidewall Sanwich Compound Sidewall
Extras Sintered carbon baseBlizzard
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There’s nothing quite like the feeling you get when a perfectly groomed canvas of corduroy is sprawled before you and the anticipation of laying down arcs and sending it full throttle gets you going. Whether lapping groomed trails with your friends, or speeding down firm snow, you can expect that feeling of smooth transitions and effortless arcs that make any day on the hill a good day.

2023 Dynastar Skis

 

Dynastar E Series

Dynastar E Series

Style All Mountain
Skill Level Intermediate - Advance
Shape 3D Profile Technology
Rocker Style Tip Rocker
Core Trueblend Woodcore on-piste
Base Sintered Base
Extras Hybrid Core
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The counterpart of the E 4x4 series, tailored to the female body shape for maximum versatility. Skis designed to help you improve your performance on all kinds of terrain and explore the entire ski area with comfort and performance. Take skiing pleasure to a whole new level with outstanding reliability and smooth gliding on all kinds of snow. The 3D profile provides lightness, agility and strength for optimum power distribution while the Hybrid core maximizes control and snow contact for even more thrilling and vibrant sensations.

Dynastar Speed

Dynastar Speed Series

Style Carving
Skill Level Intermediate - Advance
Shape BMP Shape
Rocker Style On Trail
Core Ash Wood
Sidewall Sandwich Full Sidewall
Extras Full TI Layer
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From the first turn to the last, from dawn to dusk, slope after slope, we can never get enough. No matter our level, we feed on adrenaline. The SPEED range combines a hybrid core with the V TECH technology to ensure: power, control and agility.

Head Kore

Head Kore Series

Style All Mountain
Skill Level Intermediate - Advance
Shape 3D Profile Technology
Rocker Style Tip-Tail Rocker
Core Karuba-Poplar Light Weight Woodcore
Base Structured UHM C Base
Extras Multilayer-Carbon sanwich cap, Graohene
Shop Head Skis

We stripped back what wasn’t needed, further refined our products and left only the essentials. Go bigger, further, higher, and deeper, you can trust KORE equipment to deliver on the days you dream of. With less weight to hold you back, you can focus entirely on one thing: The skiing.

Head Joy

Head Joy Series

Style Carving, All-Mountain
Skill Level Intermediate - Advanced
Shape V-Shape Profile
Rocker Style Allride Rocker
Core Wood Composite Core
Sidewall Sandwich Full Sidewall
Extras LYT Tech, ERA 3.0, Graphene
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With technology and performance straight from a race pedigree, introducing the new JOY line. Each ski in this range has been individually designed for strong female skiers who demand maximum versatility, meeting a range of abilities, from beginner to expert, both on and off-piste terrain.

2023 Icelantic Skis

Icelantic Nomad

Icelantic Nomad Series

Style All Mountain
Skill Level Intermediate - Advance
Shape 3D Profile Technology
Rocker Style Rocker/ Camber/ Rocker
Core Hybrid Flight Core
Base Durasurf 4001 sintered HDPE base, EXTL 2200 Tri-Axe fiberglass
Extras 2.2mm steel edge, Durasurf 2001 HDPF sidewall
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The Icelantic Skis are the narrowest option in an outstanding freeride lineup built to take on any challenge on the mountain, whether that's pinning the chute you've been eyeing up for years or booping your favorite side hits. As with all Nomads, the ski starts with a Poplar and Paulownia core and uses Icelantic's no-nonsense sandwich construction with Tri-Axe fiberglass, rubber foil over the edges for dampness, and top grade base and sidewall material from Crown Plastics. When you're out for the day, and the plan isn't limited to what you'll find inbounds, the Nomad series is a good companion to have.

Icelantic Reveter

Icelantic Riveter Series

Style Carving, All-Mountain
Skill Level Intermediate - Advanced
Rocker Style Rocker/ Camber/ Rocker
Core Poplar Power Core
Sidewall Durasurf 2001 HDPE Sidewall
Extras 2.2mm steel edge, Durasurf 4001 sintered HDPE base
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You can end your hunt for a versatile daily driver. The Icelantic Riveter Skis deliver riveting performance across the board, from perfect corduroy to windblown crust to fluffier, friendlier stuff. Bomber Icelantic construction based on their Poplar Power core and proven Tri-Axe layup mean this ski rides as solidly as many heavier options, with a snappy, responsive personality you'll appreciate when you bring them up to speed.