The ’12 Mountain Top Picks: TheSkiDiva’s Second Annual Best-Of Awards

By Wendy Clinch •  Updated: 04/14/12 •  2 min read

You may remember that last year, the ladies at took part in their first annual Best of the Year survey. You can see the results here.

Well, we’ve done it again.

Roll out the red carpet, contact ESPN, Sports Illustrated, and SKI and Powder Magazines. Because has chosen the best in ski gear, apparel, and resorts for the ’11-’12 season.

There’s no prize, no gold or crystal statuette. Just bragging rights to being the pick of the largest online community of women skiers on the planet.

So without further ado, here are the results (please hold your applause until all the winners are announced):




Ski Gear:

Favorite Front Side Carver: Volkl Kenja
Favorite Powder Ski: Rossignol S7W
Favorite All-Mountain Ski: Volkl Aura
Favorite Ski Boot Brand: Dalbello
Favorite Goggle: Smith IO/S
Favorite Helmet: Smith Variant

Ski Apparel:

Favorite Baselayer brand: Smartwool
Favorite Ski Sock Brand: Smartwool
Favorite Jacket Brand: The North Face
Favorite Ski Pant Brand: The North Face
Favorite Glove or Mitten Brand: Hestra

Ski Resorts:

Favorite Eastern Resort: Killington
Favorite Western Resort: Alta
Favorite Midwestern Resort: Nub’s Nob
Favorite Eastern Canada Resort: Mont Tremblant
Favorite Western Canada Resort: Whistler Blackcomb
Favorite European Resort:  Val d’Isere
Favorite Women’s Ski Clinic: Roxy Ski Camp at Whistler

Big congratulations to all the winners!