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9 Best Skis of 2020

1. Line Sick Day

“Every day is a sick day,” as Line puts it. These all-mountain skis are designed to help you cover every inch of the mountain. You’ll find it easy to transition between deep, backcountry powder and fast, groomed terrain.

2. Nordica Enforcer Free

You’ll feel extra confident riding a pair of Nordica Enforcer Free all-mountain skis. They’re steady and smooth to their core, allowing for an effortless ride with minimal vibrations. Enforcer Frees perform superbly in any condition, on any terrain.

3. Völkl Kendo

The Kendo 88 is being hailed by ski experts and enthusiasts everywhere as being “the best ski Volkl has ever made.” Whether you agree or not, it’s hard to argue that these all-mountain rippers are no joke, especially for skiers who love to carve. If your ideal run revolves around making wide, arcing turns on hardpack, the Kendo 88’s are definitely worth checking out.

4. Salomon QST

The QST has been revamped for the 2020 ski season. Fans of the original QST skis will notice the 2020 model has a redesigned sidecut that allows for a more aggressive ski, particularly in regards to turn initiation. All in all, these skis are strong, fast and stable, making them a great option for skiers looking to test their limits on groomers.

5. Head Kore

Head Kore skis are first and foremost designed for groomers, but don’t let that stop you from testing them in deeper snow. They can handle powder as well, and overall are a great lightweight all-mountain option.

6. Atomic Vantage 97 Ti

The Atomic Vantage 97 Ti is nearly unrivaled in regards to its edgehold. These skis will allow you to make a seamless transition from backcountry to the front side, all while delivering a world-class performance in a lightweight package.

7. Fischer Ranger 99 Ti

To quote our local experts: “These skis rip on groomers.” If you’re looking for a versatile ski that will give you the confidence you need to approach top speeds - as well as the float you’ll need to charge through powder - the Fischer Ranger 99 Ti is a solid choice.

8. Faction Prodigy

Where freestyle ripping meets all-mountain riding, you’ll find the Faction Prodigy 2.0. If you’re a bit of a park rat, but you also want to take a few laps through the backcountry, the twin-tip design on these will fulfill all of your needs.

9. Völkl 90Eight

Fresh snow? No problem. Hard pack? No problem. What are we trying to say? That the Volkl 90Eight 2020 skis can handle any conditions you encounter. These lightweight skis offer an incredible blend of energy, pop and stability as you carve your way down the front side.