Looking to test out new ski and snowboard equipment at Perisher before you buy?
The Perisher Slopestyle Demo Centre is the place for you! 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.
Test the latest in ski and snowboard equipment with from some the world’s best manufacturers, right here in Perisher.
Best brands on offer to try out!
- Volkl Skis
The Racetiger RC allows for super sporty long turns with lots of riding comfort. This fantastic combination is made possible by the integration of the UVO 3D and carefully aligned flex and tip geometries.
Replacing the RTM series the Deacon 84 offers intermediate / advanced skiers smooth turns and responsive transitions. Volkl's NEW 3D Glass Construction provides extra stability and power to the Deacon 84.
If you are looking for the one ski that you can take everywhere, the Mantra has always been amongst the chosen few. This popular and well-established brand icon within Volkl's All Mountain Freeride series is well known for providing reliable performance in a staggering variety of snow conditions.
With a 88mm 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 Secret 96 offers stability, liveliness, maneuverability and the best of all, versatility, making the mountain more fun both on and off the groomers.
The Blaze 86 is ready to ski the whole mountain from spring slush to soft groomers, this all-mountain weapon will hit the mark.
The Kenja features a 88mm 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.
The Revolt 95 was developed in conjunction with well-known rider Ahmet Dadali, and is an extremely versatile tool for younger riders. Its construction principle is designed around a directional shape that works for a wide range of jib-oriented riding. Its 21m radius is very versatile, and flex points in the tip and tail are ideal for buttering and tricks.
- Atomic Skis
Maverick 88 Ti
Inspired by pioneers, peaks, windblown snow and all-mountain conditions. Built with simple versatile, state of the art all-mountain technology, these are the go-to skis for every intrepid skier who wants to keep exploring new lines in a new world.
Vantage 79 C
Power and control for on-piste precision with the agility of an all-mountain ski for exploring new terrain, Atomic Vantage 79 C does it all.
Mavern 86 C
Inspired by the pioneers, peaks, windblown snow and all-mountain conditions. Built with simple versatile, state of the art all-mountain technology, these are the go-to skis for every intrepid skier who wants to keep exploring new lines in a new world.
Vantage 75 C
A forgiving ski with a strong grip, the Vantage 75 C delivers next level access for beginner and intermediate skiers.
- Blizzard Skis
The Brahma is for the skier who doesn't colour in the lines. The philosopher, searching for a sense of freedom to ski whatever you want on the mountain. The Brahma 88 will give you the ability to seize the snowpack throughout the most frigid temperatures and firm conditions. This ski will take the energy you give it and transfer that power in to the snow, so you can rip down the mountain with confidence and ease. As the day's smooth terrain gets eaten up by hungry skiers, the Brahma has the backbone to ski efficiently through crud, which means you'll be skiing longer (and stronger) than everyone else.
Black Pearl 88
Redesigned with input from Blizzard's Women to Women project, the Black Pearl 88 shines as bright as ever and makes skiing all sorts of conditions easy and fun, so women are empowered to ski corduroy groomers, softer snow off-piste, bumps, trees and everything in between. A lightweight construction, smooth profile shape and camber underfoot make the Black Pearl a go-to for today, tomorrow, and the day after that, too.
- Black Crows Skis
The Orb is a success thanks to its versatility and accessibility. The ski has an extended radius, its front rocker is progressive and has an early rise. It is an energetic ski with rebound that likes to go fast, these advantages give the ski a strong grip thanks to its edge length and good behaviour in powder with this progressive flex.
The Camox is an incomparable mid-fat all terrain ski with a reputation for its tolerance and playfulness. With a DNA derived from freestyle, the progressive and supple flex makes it easy to handle and adapted to progression, whereas it's side cut give a very effective and stable edge. Creativity for everybody on all types of terrain.
The Captis is a medium width, rapid and vivacious ski ideal for resort skiing. A relatively narrow ski the Captis is very responsive and has quick edge-to-edge transition.
The Vertis Birdie is the ski of choice for girls looking for an accessible yet high performance ski. With its short, 15m radius and 85mm width, this ski is quick from edge-to-edge.
The Captis Birdie is a relatively narrow ski, making it very responsive and quick from edge-to-edge transitions. This ski has a medium width, and is rapid and vivacious, perfect for the resort skiing savage.
- Burton Snowboards
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 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.
Introducing the park board's next evolution: 3D construction for a bold and buttery ride. 3D contours in thenose remove material where it's least needed, putting a focus on flex, and opening doors to catch-free butery exploration.
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.
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.
Go deep or go home on this surf-inspired powder board made for the deepest days on the mountain. Praise Ullr and answer the call of the snow gods with playful float and slash performance. The Fish 3D Directional Flat Top snowboard builds on the shape of our iconic Fish design with the addition of surfboard-inspired 3D convex shaping in the tip and tail. The Fish has a new level of surfability, responsiveness, and control in deep snow.
Designed to thrive, this chunder buster loves to go fast, blast and dodge through the tightest trees. Strategically placed glass stiffens up the nose and tail, allowing the center to flex while retaining snap and response where you need it most.
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.
The Feelgood boasts a unique shape, matched with positively powerful pop for Ferrari-like handling. Directional shaping navigates easily through variable conditions, making this a board for all terrain. The Feelgood is a perfect match for aspiring pros or just riders who demand every advantage.
- Capita Snowboards
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 cambered board partnered with the predictability of reverse-camber and fast sintered base it is the ultimate go anywhere, do anything freestyle board.
The Indoor Survival has been upgraded with new Inlaid HD Titanal Struts and a Quantum DriveTM high-speed sintered base to complement the durability needed to perform at higher levels inside resort boundaries.
Get loose on a throwback blunted shape with a shorter tip and tail for aerial maneuvers and slides on metal, concrete, or wood. Featuring traditional camber for on-point carves and impressive ollie power, this is your one stop shop for getting weird on snow.
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.
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.
The Equalizer is here to set you up for success across the entire mountain. This all-mountian board is the ticket to sought-after big mountain lines and laying clean trenches across fresh cord.
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 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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