Revert ski from Black Diamond ? The touring ski crowd will get a kick out of the Revert from Black Diamond. The Revert is crafted for easy and precise turns on hard snow and stable controlled cruising in soft snow. A tip and tail rocker design makes for center-stance steering. Reverts have a Paulownia wood core, tapered sidewalls and Skinlock tail tabs. They are designed for optimal use in 60 percent soft snow and 40 percent hard snow. Price ? Available fall 2012 for $749. Information ? blackdiamondequipment.com
Editor's note: This preview came from the Winter Market Outdoor Retailer show held in January in Salt Lake City.