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HEY, BABY, WHAT'S YOUR MOUNTING POINT?

Mounting Point | Where to Mount Your Skis     Do you know what question pro skier Eric Hjorleifson (aka Hoji) gets asked the most? It’s surprisin...

ARTIST SERIES | DEREK DEYOUNG

Artist Series Skis: Derek DeYoung Derek DeYoung was born in Northern Michigan, and grew up on a bayou near the shores of Lake Michigan. It’s no won...

TRAVEL | JACKSON HOLE

JACKSON HOLE It’s big, it’s rowdy, and it rocks. No ski lifetime is complete without a ride up “Big Red” or a contemplative entry into the iconic C...

ASPEN HARVEST

The Aspen Harvest        The spring of 2019 is down in the history books as the most epic avalanche season in living memory. Massive slides wip...

JAMES NIEHUES x WAGNER CUSTOM SKIS

James Niehues: The Man Behind the Maps James Niehues is the artist behind pretty much every ski resort map in North America. But for most of the 30...

CLOSE-TO-HOME: TOUR DE HUTS

The Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt is the most iconic ski-touring trek in the world, replete with cozy candlelit dinners in huts tucked into ...

SIX WEEK SKI PREP (NO EQUIPMENT)

Here we go again, its early October already and we are starting to mentally transition from summer fun to winter daydreaming.  A couple years ago I...

ARTIST SERIES SKIS: CHRISTOPHER WARREN OF BEATNIK PRINTS

There’s a wonderful irony in the fact that Christopher Warren built a successful career by making art out of topographic maps: When he started, tha...

CUSTOM IS BETTER: BIKING WITH MOOTS CUSTOM

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably familiar with the benefits of custom skis. But what’s so great about custom bikes? To find out, we ...

4 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BE THINKING ABOUT SKIING IN AUGUST

The sun is beaming, the grass is turning from a green to a crispy yellow, and we're thinking about skiing. To be honest, as a ski company we're alw...

ARE YOU OVER-BIKED?

On the ski slopes, we’ve all seen those bros who think the waist-width of their skis is a status symbol for how hard they rip, and they wind up ski...

NITTY GRITTY GRAPHICS: HIRING ARTISTS AND ILLUSTRATORS | PART 3/5

Custom graphics makes your ski topsheet an infinite canvas for self-expression. While some people see this as an immense opportunity for creativity...

5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BUY SKIS, NOW.

We know, your mountain bike is calling from its lonely corner of the garage…But you have one more thing to do before you pull out your shammies: Or...

THE WAGNER BEHIND WAGNER SKIS: Q & A WITH PETE

An interview with the man behind the skis. Pete Wagner does not fit they typical profile of a ski bum who started a ski company in his garage. He d...

SUMMER SKI & BOOT STORAGE

Before you put yours skis away for the summer, take a few minutes to store them properly. It will be worth it when you pull them back out in the fall.

FITNESS TIPS: TRANSITIONING FROM SKIING TO SUMMER

The seasons are changing. When the snow finally melts and we transition to summer sports, how do we best prepare our bodies for the changes? I star...

29 vs. 27.5: What Mountain Bike Is Best For You

The big question in mountain biking today is how to choose between a 29-inch wheel and a 27.5-inch wheel. Discover your perfect fit here.

Buyer's Guide

HEY, BABY, WHAT'S YOUR MOUNTING POINT?

Mounting Point | Where to Mount Your Skis     Do you know what question pro skier Eric Hjorleifson (aka Hoji) gets asked the most? It’s surprisin...

SKI BUYER'S GUIDE, PART 1: SKI LENGTH

Picking skis can be intimidating if you don’t know what to look for. Instead of reading 2021 guides, we'll guide you through all the components of ...

SKI BUYER'S GUIDE, PART 2: SKI WIDTH

Picking skis can be intimidating if you don’t know what to look for. Instead of reading ski-to-ski comparisons, we'll guide you through all the com...

SKI BUYER'S GUIDE, PART 3: SKI SHAPE

Ski shape is made up of the width of the tip, underfoot, tail, overall length, sidecut radius, and the overall influence of the ski's tip and tail.

SKI BUYER'S GUIDE, PART 4: SKI MATERIALS

Picking skis can be intimidating if you don’t know what to look for. Instead of reading ski comparisons, we'll guide you through all the components...

SKI BUYER'S GUIDE, PART 5: SKI STIFFNESS AND FLEX PATTERN

Picking skis can be intimidating if you don’t know what to look for. Instead of reading ski-to-ski comparisons, we'll guide you through all the com...

SKI BUYER'S GUIDE, PART 6: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER

When you are ready to buy your next pair of skis here's the information you need to about ski width, ski length, ski camber, ski stiffness, and ski...

Factory Tour

HEY, BABY, WHAT'S YOUR MOUNTING POINT?

Mounting Point | Where to Mount Your Skis     Do you know what question pro skier Eric Hjorleifson (aka Hoji) gets asked the most? It’s surprisin...

ASPEN HARVEST

The Aspen Harvest        The spring of 2019 is down in the history books as the most epic avalanche season in living memory. Massive slides wip...

WAGNER FACTORY TOUR: SKIER DNA

At Wagner Custom Skis, it all starts with your Skier DNA. Basic questions help us design a ski that is uniquely optimized for you as an individual ...

WAGNER FACTORY TOURS: GRAPHICS

The custom-ski process gets really fun when it’s time to choose a topsheet graphic. We offer: stock topsheets, wood veneers, and custom graphics.

WAGNER FACTORY TOUR: WOOD CORES

The wood core is the foundation of every ski that we build at Wagner. The right wood core allows the ski to optimally perform in your preferred ter...

WAGNER FACTORY TOUR: BASE MATERIALS & STEEL EDGES

The base material on a ski is incredibly important because that’s the part of the ski, along with the steel edge, that makes contact with the snow.

WAGNER FACTORY TOUR: STRUCTURAL MATERIALS

The structural materials are what gives the ski its longitudinal stiffness and they also contribute to the torsional stiffness of the ski.

WAGNER FACTORY TOUR: SKI PRESS

The ski press is a unique piece of technology we use that cooks the ski so that all the structural materials bond together and are shaped in the sk...

WAGNER FACTORY TOUR: SKI FINISHING AND TUNING

What happens when your skis come out of the ski press? We send them through the bandsaw and then take them through a multi-step tuning process.

WAGNER FACTORY TOUR: MOUNTING AND BINDINGS

We prefer to mount your skis at our factory to ensure that your skis are ready to hit the snow when you receive them. Here's a look at the binding ...

Newest

NEXT LEVEL SKIING S4: E4 | JULIAN CARR

Julian Carr PC: @acpictures  Check out our new Podcast Featuring Julian Carr He is known for his massive airs in skiing. Carr holds two world re...

NEXT LEVEL SKIING S4: E3 | SKIING IS AN ART FORM FEATURING LORRAINE HUBER

Lorraine Huber   Check out our new Podcast featuring Lorraine Huber.  She started competing in freeride at age 28, and almost a decade later in 20...

EARLY SEASON SHIPPING SPECIAL

This week, we’re giving you a little something extra with your Wagner Custom Skis in celebration of the start of the ski season.

NEXT LEVEL SKIING S4: E2 | FINESSE OVER POWER FEATURING CHRIS ANTHONY

S4 | E2 Finesse over Power featuring Chris Anthony   Chris was inducted into the Colorado Snow Sports Hall of Fame in 2018. Is a ski guide, filmm...

HEY, BABY, WHAT'S YOUR MOUNTING POINT?

Mounting Point | Where to Mount Your Skis     Do you know what question pro skier Eric Hjorleifson (aka Hoji) gets asked the most? It’s surprisin...

NEXT LEVEL SKIING S4: E1 | KEEP IT SIMPLE FEATURING DARON RAHLVES

S4: E1 | Keep it Simple featuring Daron Rahlves    Rahlves is the most decorated male downhill ski racer of all time, with 7 National titles, 12 W...

ARTIST SERIES | DEREK DEYOUNG

Artist Series Skis: Derek DeYoung Derek DeYoung was born in Northern Michigan, and grew up on a bayou near the shores of Lake Michigan. It’s no won...

TRAVEL | JACKSON HOLE

JACKSON HOLE It’s big, it’s rowdy, and it rocks. No ski lifetime is complete without a ride up “Big Red” or a contemplative entry into the iconic C...

BLISTER REVIEW: 2021-2022 WAGNER CUSTOM SUMMIT 106

  This article was written for Blister by Luke Koppa Originally Published March 30. 2021   This February at our inaugural Blister Summit, one...

ASPEN HARVEST

The Aspen Harvest        The spring of 2019 is down in the history books as the most epic avalanche season in living memory. Massive slides wip...

WIRED: WAGNER CUSTOM SKIS

  This article was written for Wired Magazine by John Bradley Originally Published December 27. 2020 LIKE MOST SKI instructors, Wagner Custom Ski...

JAMES NIEHUES x WAGNER CUSTOM SKIS

James Niehues: The Man Behind the Maps James Niehues is the artist behind pretty much every ski resort map in North America. But for most of the 30...

CLOSE-TO-HOME: TOUR DE HUTS

The Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt is the most iconic ski-touring trek in the world, replete with cozy candlelit dinners in huts tucked into ...

NITTY GRITTY GRAPHICS: PHOTOGRAPHY | PART 4/5

Custom graphics make your ski topsheet an infinite canvas for self-expression. While some people see this as an immense opportunity for creativity,...

SIX WEEK SKI PREP (NO EQUIPMENT)

Here we go again, its early October already and we are starting to mentally transition from summer fun to winter daydreaming.  A couple years ago I...

BEHIND THE LENS: JOEY SCHUSLER

Fully Commit. Dive Head First. Joey Schusler has been at it from a young age. Trading chores around the house for hourly filming slots by his dad,...

ARTIST SERIES SKIS: CHRISTOPHER WARREN OF BEATNIK PRINTS

There’s a wonderful irony in the fact that Christopher Warren built a successful career by making art out of topographic maps: When he started, tha...

OUR EMPLOYEES: ERIC MULARZ

"Who Am I? free thinker? degenerate? snow skier. growing up free skiing/racing in New England and Europe I found that embracing gravity drove my p...

CUSTOM IS BETTER: BIKING WITH MOOTS CUSTOM

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably familiar with the benefits of custom skis. But what’s so great about custom bikes? To find out, we ...

4 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BE THINKING ABOUT SKIING IN AUGUST

The sun is beaming, the grass is turning from a green to a crispy yellow, and we're thinking about skiing. To be honest, as a ski company we're alw...

WHAT IS GRAVEL BIKING?

 If you haven’t seen the new species of spandex-clad cyclist on a dirt road near you, well, you must not live anywhere near a dirt road. Gravel bik...