Unofficial Networks: Why You Should Think Custom When it Comes to Backcountry Skis
This article was written for Unofficial Networks by Rich Stoner
Originally Published February 16, 2021
"There are plenty of great brands out there making excellent touring skis. Freeskier Magazine recently rated models from 4Front, Armada, Atomic, and Black Diamond at the top of this year’s options. But, what if there is another option besides stock models? One that can have you more dialed in than ever when transitioning from the resort to the backcountry. Turns out, there is, and maybe it’s time for you to start thinking custom.
Whether you’re on the resort or not, having a set of custom skis can really keep you dialed in. says Pete Wagner, founder of Wagner Custom Skis. “Given our ability to calibrate the shape, materials, weight, and flex exactly to the individual skier, we’ve seen more skiers than ever requesting our uber-versatile dedicating touring and 50/50 (resort/touring) ski designs.”...