Important Terminology

If you’re curious about custom made skis and snowboards—i.e. you’re on this blog—you likely have some prior knowledge of ski/board lingo. However, it is important to review specific gear-related terms; if you don’t know exactly what you want, your custom ski and board experience will be relatively useless. Below are some important build terms you should know before going to consult your custom ski and board builder.   AFD (Anti-Friction…

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What to Look for in Custom Made Skis and Snowboards

It’s no secret—investing in custom made skis and snowboards is an investment. As a result, it is important to get exactly what you want. If a specific shop doesn’t offer the service or customization you need, consider checking out additional shops. Moreover, there are specific, customizable factors you should be aware of before beginning your search. Below are four important parts of the ski your custom maker will likely ask….

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Should You Go the Customized Route?

As your skiing and snowboarding experience grows, you will likely find yourself yearning for performance-based and customizable equipment. Purchasing a standard pair of K2 twin tips may have worked in your teenage years and early twenties, but as you grow into a more stable riding style, you are likely thinking about investing in equipment that works for you. However, it is necessary to reflect on why you want to go…

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Top 10 Makers of Custom Made Skis and Snowboards

Ski and Board shops are a dime a dozen these days, especially if you live in a mountain or resort town. However, not all shops offer custom made skis and boards, and if they do, their services may not necessarily be of high quality. We did some digging and found ten of the best makers of custom skis and snowboards in the country.   Deviation Ski & Snowboard Works— Located…

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