The 2020 Ski Gear Awards

You love to ski, so you deserve the best. Even if you aren’t the best skier in the world, a good fitting pair of boots or well performing skis will make all the difference. We at UtahSkis created the list for you, which takes the hard work out of finding the best. Check out our full list of deals on these award winners and more here. We present, the 2020 gear awards from top ranking magazines and editors.

Freeskier Editors Pick

Freeskier is a magazine (paper & online) that talks all things free skiing. They are all about big mountain, backcountry, and deep powder. The Editors' Pick is a culmination of the gear that it’s top editors have put to the test and can recommend.

Check out these Freeskier Editors’ Picks at

Nordica Enforcer 104 Free Mens Ski 2019-20
Atomic Bent Chetler 120 Mens Ski 2019-20
Head Kore 105 Mens Ski
Marker Kingpin M-Werks 12 Adult bindings
Head Kore 93 Mens Ski
Head Kore 93 Womens Ski
Line Blend Mens Ski
Line Chronic Mens Ski
Line Honey Badger Mens Ski

2020 Backcountry Editors Choice

It’s obvious what the main focus is for this magazine. That being said, Backcountry Mag has broadened their horizons to cover history, exotic destinations, or destinations in your own backyard. Backcountry Editor's Choice Choice provides top gear picked from their unbiased gear reviews. has you covered with these top picks from Backcountry Magazine’s Editors’ Choice awards

Head Kore 105 Mens Ski
Atomic Hawx Ultra XTD Mens Ski Boots 2019-20
Atomic Shift MNC 13 Adult binding

2020 Ski Magazine Gear of the Year award

Ski Magazine has the broadest range of topics. With these different angles they have a plethora of knowledge on all things skiing. Between 200 new skis, the highest rated are given the Gear Of The Year Award.

Here are some of Ski Magazine’s Gear of the Year Award Winners that you can get today at

Blizzard Bonafide 98 Mens Ski
Blizzard Rustler 10 Mens Ski
Blizzard Brahma 88 Mens Ski
Head Kore 105 Mens Ski
Head Kore 93 Womens Ski

2020 Gear Guide Best in Test

The best skis in each category from Ski Magazine's Gear Guide are given the Best In Test Award.

We start our Best in Test list highlighting the Rossignol Alltrack pro 130 GW Mens boot, which Ski Magazine calls "Very comfortable, great for someone who puts in long days in ski boots."

Rossignol Alltrack Pro 130 GW Mens Boot
Head Kore 93 Mens Ski
Head Kore 99 Womens Ski
Nordica Enforcer 104 Mens Ski
Nordica Speedmachine 85 Womens Ski Boots

2020 Gear Guide Best Value Ski Magazine

Ski Magazine's Best Value Awardsare gear picked by Ski Magazine that offers the most for your money. So you can put that extra money towards a season pass or an unforgettable trip.

UtahSkis has several of these best values at the lowest prices you’ll find anywhere on the web, or we’ll match it!

Nordica Enforcer 88 Mens Ski
Rossignol Experience 88 ti Mens Ski
Nordica Speedmachine 85 Womens Ski Boots

There are many other awards out there on the web and many of our top choice hit these lists too! 2020 Powder Skier's Choice, 2020 Freeskier Best of Show, Blister Best of 2020
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