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Ski Expert Carl Beach
Newest DPS touring setup with Rab puffy, Osprey pack, Smith goggles.
  • Carl Beach

    I grew up in an incredibly rural area of Wyoming (yeah, a town of about 20 people, 60 miles from the nearest movie theater). After graduating high school and college, I ended up pursuing a range of jobs in various industries until settling on a career in international education. This career has allowed me to live in 7 different countries and have the ability to continue to enjoy the outdoors, particularly backcountry skiing. Today, I own a small vineyard in SE Slovenia, where I reside for most of the summer tending to grapes and sampling the last years' vintages!

    263 reviews averaging 5.0 stars
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    CategorySki Expert
    Customers helped2,805
    Home townRyan Park, Wyoming
    Favorite ski gear22 Designs Lynx
    Favorite brandsDPS, Moment, 22 Designs
    Favorite beerMelvin DIPA
    Favorite terrainBackcountry
    Favorite spotKasprowy Wierch
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    Ski Expert Carl Beach
    Expert: Carl Beach
    Reviewer: Mariah
    Mariah's experience with Carl
    Carl helped me pick a set up that was personalized to my feel and skill level. Any time I mentioned a new preference he adjusted multiple items to make sure my bindings and skis would work well together. He was also more than patient with me as I took a full year to commit to new gear. Couldn't have had a better experience!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 24, 2022
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    Reviewer: Julia
    Carl superstar and master of everything SKI
    We reached out to Carl on a Saturday to get help creating an equipment package for my daughter who up until now, rented skis. It’s a super intimidating process, with so much to chose from, not to mention sizes and combinations. What could’ve been a very stressful process was made super easy by Carl. He worked closely with us for 3 days to put together a reasonable package including skis, boots, binding and poles. On top of everything, the products shipped out quickly and it looks like we will receive everything within a week or less of ordering. This is very rare my friends. Most outfitters take 10 days just to process the order! I cannot say enough about Carl and curated. I’m thrilled to have found this amazing resource and will be back for more shopping soon!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 10, 2022
    Ski Expert Carl Beach
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    Reviewer: trip
    trip's experience with Carl
    I was looking for a good groomer ski I could carve on but was paralyzed with indecisions. Spoke to Carl and told him what I was on and what I wanted and he came back with two great options. He came back with Rossignol and Atomic, and I've always wanted Atomic, so I took it as a sign and bought them!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 4, 2022
    Ski Expert Carl Beach
    Expert: Carl Beach
    Reviewer: Nicolette
    Amazing! Helped me over in store sales people
    Full of knowledge!!! Way better than people that I have spoken to in stores. He is very responsive and listened to everything I had to say about my budget, ski level, design, etc. and after he recommended me the skis, he even elaborated on all of them and their different qualities. The best and totally convinced me to buy!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Oct 10, 2022
    Ski Expert Carl Beach
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    Reviewer: Stacie
    Carl’s expertise made it simple to shop
    As a long time skier, I already had an idea what I wanted, but wanted to make sure I knew what all was out in the market. I was pretty happy to see my top picks show up in his curated list. He helped me find the best quality and most affordable option that matched my unique needs. I was so impressed, I immediately sent the link to several other friends.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Sep 4, 2022
    Ski Expert Carl Beach
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    Reviewer: Sara
    Carl was super helpful! Great to work with!
    I loved using Curated, it made the process so simple and enjoyable. Carl was very knowledgeable and had a lot of great recommendations, and I definitely saved money! Would highly recommend and will use again!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 23, 2022
    Ski Expert Carl Beach
    Expert: Carl Beach
    Reviewer: Zoe
    Very helpful - wants to know what you're looking for
    He did a great job of getting lots of details on the type of skier I am and what I ski to make sure that he could match me with the best skis and bindings :) Felt very good about the whole process!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Aug 31, 2022
    Ski Expert Carl Beach
    Expert: Carl Beach
    Reviewer: Laura
    Laura's experience with Carl
    Excellent experience. Saved so much time by not having to go from website to website. My expert took the information I provided and gave me several suggestions to choose from- one of which was the perfect match.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Nov 28, 2022
    Ski Expert Carl Beach
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    Reviewer: Jessica S
    always responsive and super knowledgeable
    Carl was super knowledgable and always responsive! I am so happy Carl was there to help guide me through the entire process and answer my million questions alls season. He was super patient with me the entire time until I was ready to purchase. Thank you again Carl!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Mar 16, 2022
    Ski Expert Carl Beach
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    Reviewer: Suzanne S
    Suzanne S's experience with Carl
    I learned how to ski during the 2020/2021 ski season. Carl helped patiently with ski recommendations and answered all of my newbie questions. Even though, I wasn’t quite ready to take the plunge of purchasing skis, I came back to Curated and Carl the following season to purchase skis. Just like the first year he was extremely patient and listened to me when I talked about my size, improved ski level and ability as well as the areas where I wanted to improve. He suggested options that would allow me to grow even more, but I don’t feel like I’m breaking the bank if I want to upgrade in a few years. Thank you, Carl! You’re the best!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Mar 15, 2022
    Carl Beach
    5.0 from 263 reviews
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