Nestled in the British Columbia backcountry is a place called Baldface Lodge. Accessible in the winter only by helicopter—or a combination of boat and snowcat when there are too many flakes falling to fly—it is a powder paradise unlike anywhere in the world. We showed up here to a fresh meter and a storm that piled up deeper and deeper, during the days it took to assess the 14 boards to follow. Contained here are remarks on the performance of these pow-oriented shapes. Reviewing powder boards: It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it.
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