We’re proud to be the exclusive Portland dealer for DPS skis, a leader in innovative ski design and shaping. After monitoring their progress for several years (one of our employees actually ran their demos for a season), we are excited to represent this innovative brand in Portland.

In accordance with DPS, we are not selling online, however we felt it important to showcase what we brought in for the season. Below is our 2012/2013 DPS selection, but come in and check these sticks out for yourself!

Lotus 120 Pure Carbon + Nano

$1249
7.94 lbs. / pair (190 cm
)

Mountain Shop Ski Guru Jeremy Says:
A true powder ski. The Lotus 120′s rockered tip and tail handle powder with ease, while the reverse side cut tip and tail reduce overall swing weight, making this a great deep powder touring ski.

DPS Says:
The original and often imitated 120mm class powder pintail that started it all. The Lotus 120′s shaping is highly optimized for deep snow; a 600mm tapered and rockered shovel gives the Lotus 120 early planing ability; the flex pattern and geometry have been refined over four seasons to create a ski with unequaled balance and ball-of-the-foot-driven powder performance.

DPS Wailer 112 RP Pure Carbon + Nano

$1249
7.5 lbs / pair (178 cm)

Mountain Shop Ski Guru Jeremy Says:
The 112 Wailer will be a one ski quiver for most. The most unique thing about the entire DPS lineup is that you truly get a performance similar to a high end alpine ski, at the weight of comparable backcountry skis.

DPS Says:
The Wailer 112RP is a true game changer. It is the most versatile ski ever built. It combines the loose and early planing feel of a fully rockered ski with aggressive sidecut and slight camber underfoot. It’s a one ski quiver for planing powder in the morning, laying trenches down to the lift on the groomers, and slaying crud in the afternoon. A 15m radius underfoot and great torsional stiffness allow for maximum versatility, while the rockered and tapered tips and tail allow the Wailer 112RP to get loose and be driven from the ball of the foot in deeper snow.

DPS Yvette 112 RP Pure Carbon + Nano

$1249
7.06 lbs / pari (168 cm)

DPS Says:
Powder in the morning, crud in the afternoon, and carving groomed down to the lift. The Yvette 112RP combines the loose and early planing feel of a fully rockered ski with aggressive sidecut and slight camber underfoot. Borrowing the basic geometry of the award winning Wailer 112RP, the Yvette 112RP is the most versatile women’s ski ever built.

DPS Wailer 99 Pure Carbon + Nano

$1249
7.06 lbs / pair (176 cm)

Mountain Shop Ski Guru Jeremy Says:
The perfect touring ski, the Wailer 99 has enough camber to ski hard snow and enough rocker to ski soft snow. When you’re out there and experiencing a wide variety of conditions, there are few skis that will perform as well, and only one that will do so in this weight class.

DPS Says:
The Wailer 99 is the Daily Driver, redefined. The Wailer 99 is set to become the new standard for all-mountain/all-condition shapes. Based on the award-winning Wailer 112RP platform, the Wailer 99 exhibits similar versatility in a narrower package. The Wailer 99 utilizes the Wailer 112′s 3-D PaddleTech Geometry-DPS’ original blend of rocker and variable sidecut. PaddleTech Geometry allows the skier to engage the Wailer 99′s slightly cambered 18m underfoot turn radius while charging g-loaded carves on harder snow. When the snow becomes mixed or soft, the skier draws on the gradually rockered paddle sections of the tip and tail to access longer, variable turn radii, slarves, and off-edge control. The Wailer 99 gives you the best of on-edge and off-edge performance, and the ability to get creative in the most versatile 100mm underfoot package ever designed.


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