(Last Updated On: February 9, 2016)
Last week the powder hit in a big way. While we were lined up to test skis at the SIA on-snow event at Copper Mountain, we just couldn’t make ourselves do the gnarly drive and pull ourselves away from all this luscious powder at the resort:
So, we didn’t go. And we ended up rescheduling a meeting with our partners at Backbone Media. Instead of meeting at Copper, we were able to convince Sam to meet us for a backcountry lap in his own backyard in Aspen. He brought us lots of gear to test, including the new Black Diamond Helio skis:
Our friends Jordan and Nate guided us to one of the coolest zones we’ve skied in awhile.
It looks like Canada, eh? But, no. It’s Aspen!
The skiing was really good! Frank.
It was a good day of cold smoke in Aspen, in a fun zone with great people. Days like this are what backcountry skiing is all about!
Stay tuned for a full review of the Black Diamond Helio 105. But, for now you can get your own pair here: