Last fall we began looking at some updates for the Hok skis. They have remained unchanged since their introduction in 2011. Our initial change was in the skin design, the business part of the base and what really defines the Hoks as a new and different way to ski. The skin material – the same […]
Altai Skis was conceived by Nils Larsen and Francois Sylvain in 2009. We both have had extensive ski industry experience and had worked together designing nordic and backcountry skis for over ten years. We felt there was a great potential for skis designed for what we like to call ‘pocket backcountry’, the skiing many […]
Many of you 3pin users may have wondered what those 3 sets of holes were in the base of the heel pieces. Well, our new climbing wire is done and just happens to fit in those holes…..We finished the wire design late last season and did our initial testing in the spring and early […]
Our press release announcing Altai Skis to the World! Altai Skis Press Release CONTACT: Nils Larsen Francois Sylvain email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org www.altaiskis.com New hybrid ski and snowshoe introduced North America (April, 2011): The Altai Ski Company is born. Altai Skis represent a convergence of utility and adventure in backcountry ski design. Altai Skis’ first ski, the […]
Just added this to youtube from my video archives. the video shows some strong skiing from young skiers near Hkom. Tursen in particular is one of the best skiers I have come across and can be seen making some nice turns in the video.