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  • Mario Avocato

    A few years ago I made an Instagram post on Valentine's Day dedicated to my skis! I can't want to help you find a pair of twigs that you'll love as much as I love mine!

    I grew up skiing in VT but have spent the last 10 years skiing all over UT, CO, WY, ID, WA, CA, NM, and now I call OR home. Ask me anything you want about Snowbird/Alta!

    Whether you're riding East Coast Ice or Utah Powder, I'll be able to look back on an experience of mine and help you find the right gear to help you meet your skiing goals!

    14 reviews averaging 4.9 stars
    Currently offline
    CategorySkis Expert
    Customers helped210
    Favorite brandsSalomon
    Favorite spotSnowbird / Alta
    Current locationPortland, OR
    Favorite ski gearFloat Back back
    Favorite terrainTrees
    Favorite drinkOld Fashion
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    Reviewer: Anthony
    Can't go wrong with an expert.
    Mario basically had it figured out in about 3 questions. I told him what I liked and didn't like on some demos I tried, what terrain I like to ski, and how I like to ski and he dialed in on some skis in my price range that hit the mark. After I asked him a couple of of follow-ups, he threw a couple of extra recommendations so I would have some choices to get what I'm looking for. I appreciate the extra attention to the minor details and it was easy to tell he was putting careful thought into his recommendations. Thanks Mario!
    Verified Review | Submitted May 7, 2020