K2 is based in Seattle, Washington and produces some of the most popular skis in the world. The men's Apache series has evolved into the Amp Rictor series, and corresponding women's Luv series is now the Super series, known for performing well under a variety of conditions with a lively yet predictable feel. A note that will help many: K2 skis tend to run long compared to other brands, so expect a K2 ski labeled 177cm to measure closer to 180cm. K2 was established on Vashon Island, Washington in 1961 by the Kirschner brothers. The company gained prominence when American ski racers Phil and Steve Mahre won World Cups, World Championships, and Olympic medals on the skis.
K2 is all about serious fun. Shenanigans and silly antics are an everyday occurrence at K2 HQ. If you’ve ever skied on K2 skis, and we bet you have, you’ll know that fun attitude translates directly into their products. K2 makes high performance, yet forgiving skis. Whether you’re headed out to the resort or into ... Continue Reading
We have some cool skis in our demo inventory. Some of them have barely seen snow! Some are 2013 models and some have or are destined to make the “Best Of” lists at Powder, Freeskier, Outside and other ski industry mags. So, with that in mind, I want to take some time each week to ... Continue Reading