The Intuition Pro Tour Liner is an easily-moldable, comfortable, and lightweight option that is well-suited to form to your foot and the shell. Despite not breathing as well and being expensive, this liner is a good choice for those who want a combination of stiffness and flexibility into one, high-quality, and warm liner.
The Dynafit Hoji Pro Tour Ski Boot is without a doubt a high-end boot for experienced skiers. The real question is – will you like the wider fit and the lack of crampon compatibility? If you have the right foot shape and your crampons are compatible with this boot, it is almost flawless; it combines comfort, flexibility, smooth transitions, and good weight transfer into one option. However, if your foot width doesn’t fit comfortably, you need a very stiff boot, your crampons are not compatible, and you can’t afford to spend top dollar on touring boots, then this choice is not for you.
The Thule Rapid Traverse Foot Pack – 2 Pair is a durable, secure, and long-lasting product that will hold firm to the rack of your car for a long period of time. Despite the instructions being very confusing for set-up, once you get the foot pack properly installed, you won’t have to tighten it again – showing the secure fit, the sturdy hold, and the durability of this high-quality product.
The Thule Rapid Crossroad Railing Foot Pack is a secure, versatile, and easy to install option that is well-suited to carry numerous types of bikes. Despite not coming with any locks for security and being slightly expensive, this could be a good option for those who want an adjustable, versatile, and strong product.
The Elan Ripstick 94 Ski for women is a versatile, quick, and responsive option that is well-suited for those who enjoy skiing in soft snow and want a lightweight choice. Despite not being the most stable when going high speeds, the skis hold a firm edge in most conditions. This ski performs extremely well in powder and soft snow, provides a bouncy feel, and has a good edge in most conditions.
The Kastle TX82 Ski is a lightweight, versatile, and precise ski that is ideally suited for backcountry use. Despite not being as good on compact snow as other options and not great in deep powder, the ability of this ski to perform extremely well in variable backcountry terrain makes this an incredible choice for alpine touring.
The DPS Skis Wailer T99 Ski is a lightweight, versatile, and high-quality backcountry ski. This ski is designed for backcountry use, with a great ability to chop through powder, get through difficult snow, and easily turn and change direction. Despite not being the most lively ski and becoming unsteady at high speeds, for those who mostly use their skis for backcountry adventures, this is a high-quality choice.
The Blizzard Zero G 105 Ski is a versatile, lightweight, and functional ski that works well in deep snow, downhill runs, and steep ascents. Despite not being suited for beginners and not the best in hard or icy conditions, the skis work very well in a variety of conditions, built to float on top of the snow and maneuver in many conditions.
The Black Diamond Helio 88 Skis is a versatile, grippy, and lightweight option that is well-suited for advanced skiers who travel in a variety of snow conditions. Despite maybe not being as sturdy as a wider ski while going full speed and holding an edge, the ski is constructed to be stable and sturdy in almost all conditions. These skis are for backcountry skiers who want a wide range of performance capabilities.
The Black Diamond UltraLite Mix STS Climbing Skin is supposed to make your days on the mountain easier – unfortunately, this product does not always deliver. There are many reports of the skins peeling off the skis after only minimal use, the skins not being as sticky as other options, and many issues with durability, glide, and glue performance. Even though the skins are lightweight and transport easily, you should make sure you are comfortable with the reported downsides before purchasing.