Short for Drake PowderworkS, DPS is an innovator in ski design with an extremely loyal following. Involved in the creation of rockered skis, carbon fiber sandwich construction, spoon shaping, and other boundary-pushing developments, the company continues to make a name for itself (and its touring skis), in Salt Lake City, Utah.
One small step for a skier, one giant leap for skier-kind! DPS has improved upon the impressive Phantom "waxless" base treatment by chopping the process down to one single step. That makes it twice as easy to apply which is exactly half as much work. Even..
As the lightest and skinniest ski in the DPS touring lineup, the Cassiar 87 Tour1 is likely to get picked on by his peers. We like to stick up for such poor souls because they will probably have the last laugh. The 87 is a classic touring ski with a mediu..
Skeptics everywhere gasped when DPS released their original Cassiar 87, designed for hard snow and long-distance touring. What does DPS -- a company that made a name for itself with banana-rockered, water-ski-esque powder boards -- know about edge hold an..
Like a spa day in motion, enjoy long outings in the mountains with the DPS Pagoda Tour 94: powerful yet light enough to keep your legs fresh after a demanding approach. The Pagoda 94 is a versatile ski that is wide enough for soft snow, but excels in terr..
DPS's ventures into the far ends of the randonnee galaxy began when founder Stephan Drake found himself chasing winter in the Chilean mountains, looking for a ski that would perform as well on re-frozen Portillo crud as it shredded in the Colorado blower ..
Have you had your eye on the DPS Pagoda Tour but are concerned that, while classy, the matte gray topsheet might not force others to notice your top-of-the-line skis? Or even if you just prefer pretty skis in general, take a gander at the DPS Dreatime Spe..
The 106 is not just a different width for the Wailer. It also features an updated tip shape and profile designed to eliminate worry about your tip shape and profile. If you prefer to just ski and not think about your skis and how to turn them, check out t..
If you find yourself skinning up the approach to a popular powder-lapping spot with the hopes of scoring a few pre-dawn turns before the masses track things out, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the folks you pass in the skintrack were on their way to ..
Behold, the DPS empire has moved to the Far East with the Pagoda line, but the banana shapes of their previous Jamaican-reggae skis have stuck around for the trip. Longtime Skimo Co shoppers will remember our remarks on the last iteration of the Wailer 11..
Exceptional ski performance and energy for lap after lap on a bottomless pow day - what a nice dream! With the introduction of the DPS Pagoda Tour 112 last season, DPS was in the dream-making business and brought forth a fun, intuitive, and versatile (wat..
The DPS Powderworks Tour 124 Lotus was first thought of in a dream in the minds of the R&D team at DPS. They dreamt of a ski that could surf the endless powder spines of the legendary Chugach while still being light enough to allow their bodies to kee..
Nothing goes better with those smile-inducing DPS skis than a pair of DPS bindings! From the factories of legendary binding manufacturer ATK, comes the DPS R10 binding. Much like the acclaimed Pagoda skis, the R10 is also fully featured without being a bu..
DPS skis have been spotted dropping big cliffs and charging big faces, so why shouldn't their bindings be just as capable? Don't worry, with the DPS R14, they are. Much like their beloved touring skis, DPS made sure the R14 can take care of business on th..
You know what's easier than cutting skins to fit your skis? Not cutting them! Let DPS do the hard work and pair these mixed mohair skins with your new DPS skis for the perfect fit out of the box. To maximize glide and grip these skins are a 70% mohair/30%..
After a day of shredding the hill on your DPS Pagodas, go out and shred the après scene with this clean, DPS Vintage Sheer tee. With the sleek cut and 65/35, polyester/cotton blend, your washboard abs will display quite nicely for all those admiring onloo..
Want to tell that cute one at the bar about your rad day slaying pow with your new DPS Dreamtime Nightrider 112's? Peak their interest with this sharp DPS Lotus tee. You'll be glad you rep DPS, and they'll be glad they asked about your sick shirt...
Want a clean, comfy, DPS tee to compliment your Limited Edition DPS, Phantom treated, Dreamtime skis, and new DPS R-10 bindings? Be a one-woman, shameless plug by adding the DPS Vintage Sheer tee to your collection...