The primary focus of is helping skiers find their perfect ski. Using data collected from 25 Test Centers around the country, provides Power and Finesse scores for over 100 Recommended models every season. More importantly, employs a clear methodology to help each skier identify that special ski that meets his or her specific requirements.

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While Members automatically receive the weekly Revelation of the Pontiff of Powder, non-Members can also sign up to receive a regular dose of Jackson. The topics range from how to buy alpine ski gear to how it feels to step into the gravity stream, whether it’s to test and rate 100’s of skis every season, or just for the unbridled joy of it all.