Black Diamond Carbon Megawatt
Dynafit Beast
Scarpa Freedom SL Women's
DPS Wailer 112RP.2
Dynafit Vulcan
Volkl V-Works BMT
Atomic Tracker 16
G3 Ion
Voile V8
La Sportiva Vapor Nano
Marker Duke
Black Diamond Factor MX
G3 Empire Carbon 115
Dynafit Radical
Scarpa Freedom SL
Tyrolia Aaadrenalin 16

Fantasy Land: Backcountry

A round up of this year's most innovative backcountry hard goods

From specialty to freestyle, these skis are the future. For 2014-15, the focus for many brands has been to build lightweight touring skis utilizing carbon. Here’s a selection of this year’s best skis, boots, and bindings suited for climbing remote skin tracks and earning your turns, stamped with the Skier’s Choice seal of approval. For a broader selection of this year’s best gear, stop by the 2015 Buyer’s Guide or pick up a copy of our Buyer’s Guide magazine, on newsstands soon. Cover photo by Grant Gunderson.