This time of the year the sun doesn´t rise at all above the Arctic Circle. So what does K2 BackSide skiers do. They go skiing. Jani Johansén did some trekking in Tamok and Lyngen, North Norway. The sun went below the horizon in the end of November. It returns in mid January. The time between… Read more »
Trekking in Nepal I will never forget my First Run Of The Year after my first season of trekking in Nepal. The year was 1993 and right before ski season, I went trekking in the Langtang region of Nepal. I had trained HARD for the trek, hiking and mountain biking right up until the minute I… Read more »
K2 ambassador and climber and mountaineer Stefan Glowacz went to Baffin Island last spring to search for the ultimate granite climb. But climbing was not the main challenge. Going there and returning was the bigger one as their climbing “bastion” was in the middle of nowhere, only accessable with dogsledges or by walking. To take… Read more »
Straight from Switzerland to Sweden. After some great weeks in Switzerland the K2 Traveling Skis finally made it to Sweden. During the Swedish Demo-Tour, the girls had the chance to test and sign the Traveling Skis.
During 3 weeks, K2 was on a demo tour with the new K2 Stuffa around the Swedish mountains. People could test the new K2 stuff. Everybody was really stoked about the new products.
The Italian K2-Teamrider Gex Emanuele get the cover of 4 Skiers Magazin in Italy
K2 took part in the 8th edition of the Slide & Sound in Martigny, Switzerland – a season opening party with lots of riders, films and really cool sound! It was sooo good to be there and to celebrate the upcoming winter …. Zuff
With over $30,000 fundraised for the breast cancer research, 687,260 vertical feet logged, and an assortment of creative pink costumes, the Pink Chase was a huge success! 19 teams combining a total of 57 women-skiers, snowboarders, tele skiers of varying ages– youthful 23 year olds to bright eyed 56 year olds participated in the Pink… Read more »
K2 intern here, writing my first and sadly last blog all about my time as a K2 ski marketing intern. I remember my first two hours at K2 like I remember the first time I skied Mt Baker, with crystal clarity. Walking into the massive south Seattle warehouse you see not cubicles but entire chambers… Read more »
Last week was the day! After getting some cool sticker job our 2 X1 were ready for pick up. We got invited to Munich into the BMW World for the official hand-over fo the keys and some introduction of the cars. If you still think all one gets is 4 wheels, a steering wheel, gear shift, a… Read more »
As you all know K2 teamed up with BMW this season, as part of the cooperation we are getting some new BMW X1 to make sure our teamriders won´t get stuck on their way to the mountains. If you don´t want to get stuck either you should try to get into one of the NEW BMW X1 as well… Read more »
Auch heuer finden wieder die K2 Tourenabende in Garmisch Partenkirchen statt! Jeden Dienstag und Donnerstag geht es vom Hausbergparkplatz auf die Drehmöser9, wo man sich mit einem Tourengeher Schmaus stärken kann, bevor man sich wieder auf die Abfahrt begibt. Heuer gibt es 2 Routen, am Dienstag geht es vom Hausbergparkplatz über die Tonihütten Piste zr… Read more »
Check out the new window display of the Åventyrsbutik in Åre. If you want to get on some serious off-piste skis – whether fat freeride or classic randonee skis – try this shop in one of Sweden´s most known ski resorts. Åre AVENTYRSBUTIK ÅREVAGEN 109 SE-830 13 Åre 0046 647 512 20 www.areaventyr.se email@example.com Even if… Read more »
Hey everbody, after a lot of late nights in the garage my friends and me finished our own rail park. Finally we got some snow, so we went to ski some powder on Saturday and then on Sunday we checked out our new rail park. It was pretty funny! Here is a short edit from… Read more »
Day one in the base camp, we did a long, long walk in the altitude up to ca. 5400 m. The dust killed Stephans lung and the altitude Verenas head, so the both had to leave our base camp. From this moment, the photographer’s job had to be done by Brigitte, Peter Schmid and me…… Read more »
Zach and Reggie Crist will be driving the Fisrt Ascent airstream all over the place this winter and you can read and watch videos about thier adventures on the First Ascent blog http://blog.firstascent.com/