2013 Full Tilt Tom Walsh Hot Dogger Ski Boot Review

Tom Wallisch spends more time in his ski boots than we spend in our shoes, doing more acrobatics on skis than we can do. . . in our shoes on a trampoline into a foam pit in our dreams. In summary, from competition podiums to award winning video segments, the Hot Dogger is his high performance freestyle ski boot of choice, now with a look that’s 100% Tom. From X-Games podiums to award winning video segments, the Hot Dogger is the boot Tom credits for giving him the precision, comfort and light weight, anti-shin bang superpowers that have made him the freestyle skier all other are measured by.
•Original 3-Piece Design 99mm last
•Medium #6 Flex tongue for shock absorption & nasty nose presses
•Active Bootboard rubber absorbs Tom’s afterbang landings
•Plastic Ratchet Buckles for light weight on-the-fly adjustment
•Cable Cover keeps cables organized in street shoe Tom style
•New soul shell, wider in the corner of the big toe
•New replaceable rubber sole, for better walking and driving a sled
•Pro Liner is our highest performance body heat activated custom moldable liner.
•J-Bar creates powerful internal ankle hold down for nasty nose presses.
•Powerwrap around the outer upper layer adds horsepower to the shell.
•Wide Tow thinner foam in the tow area for a roomier fit.
•7mm High density Intuition closed cell foam molds to feet and transfers the most energy.

2012 Smith I/O Goggle & Transport Helmet Review

Smith I/O Goggles
Inspired by rimless fashion eyewear and driven by the need for interchangeable goggle lens technology, the I/O brings full interchangeability and a sleek rimless design aesthetic to the Spherical Series. Style and performance, perfectly integrated.

+ Medium Fit
+ Quick Release Lens System
+ Spherical, Carbonic-X Lens with TLT Optics
+ Patented Vaporator Lens Technology with Porex™ Filter
+ Includes Two Performance Mirror Lenses
+ Ultra-Wide, Silicone Backed Strap
+ QuickFit Strap Adjustment System with Clip Buckle
+ Dual Layer, DriWix Face Foam
+ Helmet Compatible
+ Includes Microfiber Goggle Bag with Replacement Lens Sleeve






Smith Transport Helmet
Never before has technology this advanced been brought to the masses. The all-new Transport utilizes Hybrid In-Mold technology to minimize mass and maximize ventilation without sacrificing one ounce of protection or style. Patents pending.


+ Removable Goggle Lock
+ Low-Profile Regulator Adjustable Climate Control
+ X-Static Performance Lining
+ Snapfit SL Ear Pads
+ AirEvac 2 Ventilation
+ Hybrid In-Mold Construction
+ Adjustable Boa® Fit System
+ 16 Vents
+ Skullcandy™ Audio Systems Available




+ Small 51-55 cm
+ Medium 55-59 cm
+ Large 59-63 cm
+ X-Large 63-67 cm

WEIGHT: 16 oz / 450 grams

Attack of La Niña Ski Movie Premiere

Matchstick Productions, the seven-time winner of the sport’s coveted Movie of the Year award, is pleased to announce its latest offering to skiing’s celluloid legacy. “Attack of La Niña: The Bitch is Back” will at the world famous Montbleu Casino Theater on Octomber 8th, 2011. Advanced Tickets avalible at Shoreline of Tahoe for $18.00. The doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm. tons of raffle goodies, for for the whole family.

“Attack of La Niña” is a recap of one of the longest and deepest North American winters on record, served up courtesy of the worldwide weather phenomenon known as la niña. “Last winter continued to amaze us as the season went on – weather patterns relentlessly pounded the western US and Canada,” said executive producer Murray Wais. “Deep snow and epic conditions made it nearly impossible to stray too far from home, creating opportunities to go deeper into zones that we’ve explored in the past. We were able to check out some spots that we’d never even thought of as possibilities before, and the payoff was greater than we ever could have expected!”