As a ski test editor for realskiers.com, I’m expected to name my Ski of the Year, the sure-fire, can’t-miss, only-an-idiot-wouldn’t-love-it best ski money can buy. Not wishing to disappoint my public, I have dutifully done so.
Okemo Mountain Resort will host its fifth annual Super Ski and Snowboard Demo Saturday, Dec. 14. Representatives from major manufacturers will be set up in the Jackson Gore base area, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with all the latest gear for skiers and riders to demo at no charge.
A credit card swipe will be required for participation. Some of the brands expected to be available to test drive are: Nordica, Liberty, Faction, Blizzard, Kastle, Atomic, Rossignol, Salomon, Head, Ramp, Never Summer, Spy and more.
For those snowsports enthusiasts who can’t make it to Okemo’s Super Demo on Dec. 14, Okemo’s Snowsports Shop offers the newest skiing and riding equipment every day of the season. Call (802) 228-1565For more information.
Photo: Okemo Mounbtain Resort (Okemo)
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