Among K2 Sports’ awesome new offerings: The race-worthy Bolt ($1,380; in red) is a high-performance ski that sports great maneuverability and unshakable hold; it excels in hardpack snow and icy conditions. The SideSeth ($1,000; in green), designed by big-mountain legend Seth Morrison, is geared toward backcountry skiers carving out steep descents.
Winter Gear Preview 2012
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Visit these stores—or check the websites—to find this gear.
SoDo, 2203 1st Ave. S; outdoorresearch.com
Six local stores, including South Lake Union, 222 Yale Ave. N; rei.com