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2015 Tecnica Cochise Pro 130

The Boot That Does It All Gets Even Better

JayT

Pros: Skis like a downhill boot, Progressive flex, Swappable Soles, Power Strap, Wider Toe Box

Cons: Heavier than standard AT boots for longer tours

As someone who frequently hikes to lines or stashes when resort skiing and also tours occasionally, I was a huge fan of the original Cochise Pro 130 as it enabled me to use one ski boot for all of my skiing without feeling like I was compromising performance on the downhill.  With the 2014/15 version, Tecnica/Blizzard has taken a great boot and found a way to make significant...
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Hidden gem!!!
Hidden gem!!!

Massif du Sud

Pros: LOT of snow, no ice, great glades.

Cons: The lift is a bit slow

New South Wales' premium resort
New South Wales' premium resort

Thredbo Ski Resort

Pros: Longer, steeper, more varied terrain. A real village with a stupendous apres ski scene. Snowmaking system is first class.

Cons: Expensive. Five and a half hours from Sydney. Lack of any new investment in uplift capacity.

All-Mountain Ripper Freestyle Skis
All-Mountain Ripper Freestyle Skis

2015 Blizzard Regulator Skis

Pros: Blizzard DNA construction; Stiffer flex compared to other park skis; Moderate tip rockers; full side wall; no metal

Cons: Stiffer flex compared to other park skis; no metal; No base graphics other than a simple Blizzard/Tecnica logo

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