Christine Hargin’s BMW X1 Road Trip in the alps

Photographer Hannes Söderlund and me arrived in Munich and our journey has officially begun. We started of by visiting the K2 European head office in Pensberg fore some look around and to lend the BMW X1. Our first stop was Fiebergrbunn for the Freeride World Tour Qualifier. Once we arrived we went up for some… Read more »

Help the NorCal Alliance Team Save Second Base!

Come and join the K2 NorCal Alliance Team for a morning of tips, tricks & general rippin’ around the mountain! WHAT: Ladies’ Ski Day and Fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. WHEN: Monday, February 22, 2010 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. WHERE: Alpine Meadows Ski Area.  Meet at the big map!                                                                                                                             THEME:… Read more »


Freude ist, den Powder im Gesicht zu spüren und als Erster die perfekte Line zu finden. Du bist ambitionierter Freerider und möchtest drei aufregende Freerider-Movie Drehtage als Hauptdarsteller erleben? Dann bewirb dich jetzt auf BMW FREERIDE GUIDE – SEI DABEI.

K2 at the Powder Video Awards

Some of us are finally back in the office after 2 weeks of trade shows and photo shoots while others are still on the road spreading the K2 gospel.   Our in-house crew all missed an important night in Aspen:  The Powder Video Awards.   While K2 staffers couldn’t attend, our athletes more then represented again this… Read more »

Skis of Honor

I recently got married on the most glorious day Mt. Mansfield has seen yet this winter. My husband and I had a private ceremony on the ridgeline with nothing but our skis and our minister as witnesses.  Traditionally, my sister would stand beside me and provide all the duties a “maid of honor” must have; support,… Read more »

School on Snow in Lenggries / D

Am vergangenen Freitag, bei schönstem Wetter, verbrachte eine Klasse des Münchner St. Anna Gymnasium einen Tag mit K2 und der Skischule Michi Gerg im Skigebiet Lenggries. Die Schüler brauchten kein eigenes Matrial mitzunehmen. Egal ob Ski oder Snowboard, alles wurde von K2 für den SchoolonSnow Tag  zur Verfügung gestellt. In kleinen Gruppen, angeführt von Skilehrern… Read more »

K2 Dispatch: Monarch Mountain

With X Games and the SIA tradeshow behind us, the K2 crew assembled at Monarch Mountain, CO. Reggie and Zach Crist, Bryce Phillips, Luke Miller, and Shea Flynn, joined members of our K2 crew for a few days of  filming and playing on the new skis from the 2010-11 K2 collection. Tuesday at Monarch was awesome… Read more »

X1 Live Tour, Poiana Brasov, Romania

Tom Leitner, Felix Wiemers and myself flew to Bucharest, Romania, last Thursday, in order to go to Poiana Brasov, where another BMW X1 Tour Stop took place. Felix and Tom where showing the tour guests some action on the kicker, that was a little bit different to what they are used to. When we arrived,… Read more »

Japan – confirming the myth

Just came home from a great couple of weeks in Japan. Having never been to this place much written about and pictured in the ski media in the later years I wanted to go over there myself to experience it and see if the snow was as deep as I’d been told. That did not… Read more »

Gipfeltour Hochpustertal

Wer kennt das nicht. Man träumt und fährt um diese Jahreszeit von 50 cm Powder mit witzigen tree-runs im dichten Schneefall, um manchmal noch den ersten blue bird Tag mitzunehmen, von dem man noch mehrere Tage zehrt. Die Realität sieht momentan anders aus was den Schnee betrifft und ich ertappe mich faul zu werden. Also… Read more »

BMW X1 Live in Slovakia

Jasna in Slovakia was the next stop for the BMW X1 Live tour. The weather was perfect but really cold, it didn´t get warmer than -18° celcius. However a lot of people came by and tested both the new BMW X1 as well as the K2 skis and snowboards. Below are some impressions, next stops are… Read more »

Snow Safety Added to K2 Wm's Weekend-Taos

At Taos, we are just 1 month out from our K2 Women’s Weekend and just the mention of all those lovely ladies hitting the slopes brought us huge amounts of snow! Close to 30 inches last week and it looks like more is coming this week. Woo-hoo! What with all the snow, I thought we… Read more »

K2 & CMG Women`s Backcountry Breakthrough Week / Chamonix

The Women’s K2 Backcountry Breakthrough is a ski mountaineering and alpine awareness week from the 6th until the 13th March 2010 designed to unite like-minded women. If you are keen to develop skills related to big-mountain skiing, clock up plenty of turns and have fun in the process this programme may well be suited to… Read more »

Boí Taüll Resort celebra el primer FREERIDE con marca propia

El pasado fin de semana se celebró en la estación Leridana la primiera edición del freeridexperience, competición de freeride que viene apadrinada por El Dorado freeride que ya tuvo presencia en la estación la pasada temporada 2009. Freeridexperience ha pasado con buena nota las expectativas marcadas por la organización así como por la misma estación, y… Read more »