Looking to test out new ski and snowboard equipment at Perisher before you buy?
The Perisher Slopestyle Demo Centre is the place for you!
Test the latest in ski and snowboard equipment with from some the world’s best manufacturers, right here in Perisher.
The Slopestyle Demo Centre gives you the perfect opportunity to try out skis from Volkl, Faction and Salomon while snowboarders can ride models from Burton and Capita.
Drop into the store to check out the newest skis and snowboards on the market and you'll also get expert advice from knowledgeable staff on what they think is best for you.
Best brands on offer to try out!
- Volkl Skis
The Racetiger SC is your wild card into the world of slalom racing. The tip rocker with Full Sensor wood core makes this ski extremely agile and explosive in turns.
Incorporating technology and designed to make firm conditions more fun, the Deacon 76 comes with the same race technology in the Racetiger but has a broader range of use: An All Mountain Race Ski.
NEW Deacon 84
NEW TO DEMO! Replacing the RTM series the Deacon 84 offers intermediate / advaced skiers smooth turns and responsive transitions. Volkl's NEW 3D Glass Construction provides extra stability and power to the Deacon 84.
NEW Deacon 80
NEW TO DEMO! Deacon 80 is an all-mountain ski perfect for intermediate / advanced riders looking for smooth turns and seamless transitions. The XTD Tip and Tail rocker work to enhance turn initiation and handling off-piste, without compromising the hard snow grip that is further bolstered by Volkl's signature 3D Glass construction.
With a 90mm waist width, early taper in the forebody, and tip and tail rocker with camber under foot. Its carefully crafted design elements allow it to feel playful in soft snow, while maintaining the edge grip, stability, and frontside performance that have made it so popular.
The Kanjo rounds out Völkl’s venerable all mountain freeskiing series with an easy handling ski featuring an 84mm waist along with the Titanal Band construction, tip and tail rocker, full sidewall construction, and moderate taper in the tip. This combination of technologies creates a lively yet stable feel for cruising the front side blended with smooth, buttery turns on the occasional trip off-piste.
The twin tip ski comes with carbon stringers, full sidewall and taper shape. So when you intend to bring the tricks from the park to the powder 124 mm under the boot deliver enough flotation for a speedy take-off and a soft landing.
A great all rounder, the FLAIR 79 has been trimmed to the perfect weight. It's designed to give advanced skiers an agile, smooth skiing ride to ski the slopes all day without fatigue.
The Kenja features a 90mm waist, moderate taper in the tip, and the added maneuverability of tip and tail rocker. These design elements create easier, more playful handling, while maintaining the edge grip, stability, and frontside performance that have made it one of the most popular all mountain skis on the market.
The strength of the Yumi has always been the huge range of skiers’ abilities who could enjoy it, and the lively, yet stable feel on the front side blended with the float and maneuverability for an occasional off piste ramble make it a great ski. It features tip and tail rocker, full sidewall construction, and moderate taper in the tip.
- Salomon Skis
Unleash your on-piste beast. X-MAX X10 sets you free with a Titanium insert and Woodcore. It's the best balance of power, precision and control.
More terrain and new experiences. The QST 92 makes fast arcs on hard snow, shreds zipper bump lines, even likes a lap or two in the park. Built with C/FX, it delivers lightweight and stability for confidence to try everything.
The S/FORCE 9 + Z12 GW ski is the perfect ski for confident on-piste skiers looking for speed without compromising stability, so you can carve your way down the slopes in different snow conditions. With the NEW Edge Amplifier ski plate, Crossover Tip and a full wood core construction this ski will reduce vibration whilst delivering optimal stability at high speed.
XDR 80 TI
Ski different terrain throughout the day. The progressive rockered tip and C/FX dampening help the XDR 80 Ti shine everywhere, with a smooth ride, stability and playfulness that defy what you expect of lightweight skis.
QST Lux 92
The QST LUX 92 blends terrain adaptation, energy, and a smooth ride. Built on a full Woodcore, it balances on-piste power and soft snow floatation.
QST Myriad 85
Agile, all mountain ripper blending power, supple feel, and smooth ride.
Aira 84 Ti
Salomon has created one of the lightest performace womens specific skis on the market. Tuned for optimal frontside performance offering power, confidence and precison for railing on hard pack and floating through the mixed conditions.
Aira 76 ST
Maximum control in more terrain with Aira 76 ST. Its progressive rocker shape delivers a consistent, playful feel. Meaning more fun with less effort, from the first chair to the last.
- Faction Skis
The CT 1.0 is the park skiers choice, lap after lap, A reliable ski whether dialing a half-pipe run, boosting a big jump or hitting features across the entire mountain.
A versatile park ski for every rider, built with a responsive core constructed to outlast the strongest of riders on the array of terrain. It has freestyle friendly width and sidecut to give a nimble and manoeuvrable ski feel.
NEW Mono Ski X Pit Viper
Headed to party mountain? Well grab your Pit Vipers, dust off your one-piece suit and get ready to go Full Turbo. Faction in collaboration with Pit Viper is re-releasing our timeless Monoski. With cutting edge rocker technology and a girthy 188 waist the Mono is ready for anything. Vive le Mono!
- Burton Snowboards
Get pro-caliber speed and precision with the most aggressive board in Burton's line-up.
The Custom is a trusted and versatile all-terrain board. Lightweight, poppy, stable and precise. The directional version give riders a little more surface area in the front end, with a set-back stance for a little more float.
The Custom is a trusted and versatile all-terrain board. Lightweight, poppy, stable and precise. The true-twin version give a little more freestyle based appraoch to the Custom.
Custom - Flying V
A versatile and trusted all-terrain board, offering a comination of camber and rocker to give a combination of power while offering relaxed float
The directional spin on Danny Davis' go-to for laps all over the mountain. Adding the float of directional camber to a unique shape, with a little touch of taper improves the all mountain abilities of this board, while still holding all the cards within the freestyle realm.
A true-twin spin on Danny Davis' go-to for laps anywhere around the mountain. The unique shape opens up the possibilities to get creative. Camber keeps it poppy, with added carbon to give it snap without the stiff side effects.
Designed to be an all terrain alternative to more traditional twin shapes. Balanced Freeride Geometry is the secret with setback camber and sidecut that are centered on your stance to create a twin freestyle feel when riding flat base
Built for riding any and all terrain, the Burton Kilroy Custom takes the attitude and approach of the most trusted board ever and gives it a new unique shape and construction. A camber profile, directional shape and twin flex gives a balanced ride that’s equally versatile regular or switch.
The Name Dropper is built for next-generation, park-tuned performance. Off-Axis means all of its key ingredients, from the edges to the poppy core profile, match the angles of your stance for enhanced grip, smoother takeoffs, and stomped landings. PurePop Camber amplifies ollies and loosens up the overall feel for a more playful take on traditional camber, while the addition of effortlessly flexing Off-Axis Squeezebox Low enhances the overall soft freestyle feel.
Constantly evolved to drop ounces and amplify pop, the Burton Process is a twin freestyle playfulness and all-terrain prowess. Softer flexing than the Custom, the Process is suited to the freestyle rider, but still capable of ripping the entire mountain.
Process Flying V
Constantly evolved to drop ounces and amplify pop, the Burton Process is Mark McMorris’ pick for its twin freestyle playfulness and all-terrain prowess. The FSC™ Certified Super Fly II core creates a lighter, lift-off-ready deck, while Squeezebox core profiling transfers energy towards the tip and tail for snappier ollies and effortless stability. Available in two versions, choose the relaxed and floaty Flying V or precise control of PurePop camber. Process is suited to the freestyle rider, but still capable of ripping the entire mountain as proven by the pros who push it.
The Burton Skeleton has a unique hard-charged directional shape fused with camber and a slightly increased waist width that carves like a knife. With a directional camber, flex and shape this bad boy still rides well switch for cheeky park laps.
The Burton Rewind offers riders an extra poppy flex. The flat, ultra-thin, and skate-like profile improves the ride, thanks to Filet-O-Flex design, yet rips harder than any soft board out there. Ramped-up grip and a fast yet low-maintenance sintered base offer control and durability in variable conditions, while the Off-Axis construction perfectly aligns the board’s design to your body’s stance and positioning for board feel that fits like a glove.
The Burton Talent Scout is a step up in pro-driven attitude from other twins, a camber profile gives riders the power, control, and finesse to thrive on all terrain. Designed to fit like a glove, the Talent Scout’s Off-Axis design aligns the Squeezebox core profiling and Frostbite Edges with the typical park rider’s stance, unlocking the board’s natural flex and edge hold for buttery smooth control.
- Capita Snowboards
Renown for all-terrain versatility, the Mercury has been designed for power when you want it and float when you need it. From powder and kickers to narrow chutes and laps around the park, this all-terrain monster will get you into and out of every possible situation.
A all mountain freestyle favourite, the Ultrafear is renowned for its ollie power, fast sintered base and true-twin shape. A three-time Transworld good-wood award winner. With further upgrades like new-formula sidewalls and a fast and easy to maintain sintered base, one of the great jib and park boards in snowboarding has reached new heights.
Defenders of Awesome
Delivering pop and response from a cembered board partnered with the predictability of reverse-camber and fast sintered base it is the ultimate go anywhere, do anything freestyle board.
The Outerspace Living series feature a true-twin freestyle shape blended with a hybrid-camber profile built for freeriding. Forgiving when you want them to be, but strong enough to handle sticky situations, these boards excel when one board is asked to handle the in-bounds features of a resort and side-country conditions as well.
One of the best urban, rail focus boards on the market the Horrscope excels lap-after-lap through the park. Featuring a true-twin blunted shape with a shorter tip and tail for decreased swing weight, the Horrorscope allows you to size down without losing any performance.
Birds of a Feather
This hybrid-camber, all-terrain destroyer is for the lady conquering the entire mountain. It goes fast, is responsive, and has everything you need in it for a great day out on the hill no matter where you are. It is is suitable for a wide range of riders and is ready to take your snowboarding to new heights.
Perfectly balanced all-terrain freeride board that is stable, supportive, and poppy while being forgiving and easy to ride at the same time. Featuring camber underfoot for controlled turns and a rockered nose and tail that floats in powder, the Paradise rides above the choppy stuff life can throw at you
Space Metal Fantasy
This very forgiving reverse camber shape provides a fun experience for intermediate riders looking to expedite the learning curve and take their riding to the next level. A board that excels when carving around the slopes, playing on features in the park, and it even floats surprisingly well in powder.
How much does it cost to demo skis or boards?
You can demo all the snowsports brands on offer at Slopestyle Demo Centre for $99 for skis or $79 for snowboards.
Unsure whether you found the perfect one first time round? No problem, the demo price gives you the chance to test up to three different types of skis/snowboards until you have made your decision on what you like most.
Interested in buying what you’re trying?
If you’re loving what you’re riding, you can purchase the skis or snowboard you’ve taken on minus the cost of the demo price you paid! That’s a possible saving of up to $99!
If you're a 2019 Epic Australia Pass holder you'll receive up to15% discount on a range of products throughout the season!
Pop by and see the friendly Slopestyle Demo Team on the lower level of the Perisher Centre. Or give them a call on 02 6459 4757.
Slopestyle Demo Centre Location and Opening Times
|Perisher Valley||Perisher Centre Lower Arcade||Open 8:00am||Close 4:00pm|
Prices and services are subject to change at the proprietor's absolute discretion. Prices include GST.
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