Can’t wait till next year? Early intros of ’06-07 skis offer a taste of what’s to come, and they’re in stores now.
Published: March 2006
It's not too late to make a resolution. Be the first guy on the hill with next year's gear — this year.
1)Atomic M:11 A re-engineered take on the Metron. Features a less drastic sidecut than this year's model butstill offers a carve-friendly radius and a powder-ready width. 124-76-108 at 174 cm, $1,065 (w/binding)
For years, ski racing's technology hierarchy went like this: There was the race department; then there was everybody else. Racing engineers all over the world would develop exotic, classified ways of going fast-and keep it to themselves.