Welcome to day 1 of the 2013 ski test, and what a way to start. Eight inches of fresh and bluebird to boot. We'll end up testing about 150 different models of next year's skis. Testers average about 155,000 vert during the duration of the test. Here's another pertinent test stat. Number of testers who fit in the Cliff Lodge rooftop hot tub: 16.