2013 Mountain Top Picks: TheSkiDiva.com’s Annual Best-Of Awards

By Wendy Clinch •  Updated: 04/09/13 •  2 min read

Get any group of women together, and you’re liable to get as many opinions as the number of women present.

So imagine the hundreds of opinions you’ll find on TheSkiDiva.com, the largest online community of women skiers. Yep, with 3,600 members, there are loads of viewpoints on gear, clothing, resorts, and so on.

Still, as they say, the cream will rise to the top. So this year, once again, we asked our members what they consider the best of the best. The result is our 2013 Mountain Top Picks. And the results are interesting; a number of returning favorites, but some brand new choices, as well.

So hold on to your ski poles! Without further ado, here are the results of our annual poll:

Ski Gear:

Favorite Front Side Carver: Volkl Kenja* 
Favorite Powder Ski: Rossignol S7W* 
Favorite All-Mountain Ski: Blizzard Black Pearls
Favorite Ski Boot: Dalbello Krypton Storm
Favorite Goggle: Smith IO/S*
Favorite Helmet: Giro Sheer

Ski Apparel:

Favorite Baselayer brand: Icebreaker
Favorite Ski Sock Brand: Smartwool* 
Favorite Jacket Brand: The North Face* 
Favorite Ski Pant Brand: The North Face* 
Favorite Glove or Mitten Brand: Black Diamond

Ski Resorts:

Favorite Eastern Resort: Stowe
Favorite Western Resort: Steamboat
Favorite Midwestern Resort: Nub’s Nob*
Favorite Eastern Canada Resort: Mont Tremblant* 
Favorite Western Canada Resort: Sunshine
Favorite European Resort:  Val d’Isere* 
Favorite Women’s Ski Clinic: Women’s Alpine Adventures, Okemo 

* Second year in a row!

Big congratulations to all the winners!


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