Who invented it? The Swiss. Well maybe not guiding, definitely not skiing (this were the Norweigian´s, probably) but for sure the Ricola drops. Really good when you have a cough, and everyone tries to get the credit (European´s will know what this means). Here´s another Swiss thing you should check out, Egi Feller´s Alpin School in Brig…. Read more »
On the weekend from the 17 until the 18 October 2009 the K2 Women’s Alliance met for their season kick off in Soelden / Austria. The girls from Germany, Austria and Switzerland gathered for a weekend filled with skiing, clinics and party. After skiing on saturday morning with heavy snow falls and storms, the girls spent the afternoon at… Read more »
Fort Collins, Colorado–Diamond Peaks Ski Patrol with Powderwhore Productions will be putting on their annual fundraiser at New Belgium Brewery on November 4, 2009. Powderwhore Productions will premier their newest film, Flakes, and a silent auction will follow in the tasting room. The auction will feature gear and equipment donated by leading outdoor manufacturers and… Read more »
The Austrian mountains got 1 meter of fresh pow last days! just amazing up there, it looks like deep winter! At the right moment the K2 teamriders Roman Rohrmoser and Mike Hauser got their new guns; they already tried them offpiste and in the park at Hintertux – they were super stoked, especially about the… Read more »
Entre el 3 y el 5 de Septiembre del 2009 se realizó la primera fecha del FWT en La Parva, Chile. El lugar del evento correspondía a Macconkey’s , la pista de esquí freeride en el centro de esquí La Parva nombrada en honor a nuestro siempre recordado Shane. Todo estuvo cargado de esta gran… Read more »
Last weekend the 24. edition of the Kaunertal Opening (Austria) took place. As some of you might know, we got some snow, so the weather wasn’t the best, but good enough to have a rail competition! Ruth Hagspiel, young german rider won the girls comp and K2 Snowboarder Julia Baumgartner won the girls Snowboard Comp,… Read more »
After the long drive from Charlie’s near death bed and a few quick stops in Maryland and Delaware, Charlie was off to Pennsylvania for some serious pre-season sales. Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard was the first venue and for their customers, these sales are the equivalent to a pow day for skiers in regions blessed with… Read more »
Der erste Schnee in Sölden ist gefallen. Pünktlich dazu ist auch das K2 Testcenter in Sölden startklar für die neue Saison. Die K2 Skis stehen im Testcenter oben am Gletscher in Sölden parat. Thomas Wilhelm ist der Leiter des K2 Testcenters. Tom, der selbst in Sölden wohnt, ist einer von 2 Europäern, die als internationale Testern für K2… Read more »
I don´t remember when we had snow that early. Well, I actually do. At least seeing some white spots high up in the mountains, or getting snowed in during some fall climbing trips. But when was the last time ski resorts opened mid-October, or one could still go up because the “summer season” is still… Read more »
Mammoth is opening for the season with a FREE lift ticket Friday Oct 16th! http://www.mammothmountain.com GOTTA PLAY!
Soon the first snow will fall in Europe. K2 makes sure that the next generation will be as successfull and rock as much as their role models. The training for the next K2 generation has already started. On the slopes as well as during the first fotoshooting for the upcoming season, the nex K2 generation doesn’t rank behind… Read more »
Garmisch Partenkirchen, Hausberg ski area. Today. More to come. Soon. Hopefully. Can´t sleep anymore.
This is Luis. Luis likes K2. Obviously. Some would say he is our Todd Bracher which might be close. But he is more than that. Demo guy, randonee specialist, trade show booth builder and even better merchandiser, timber man, stone wall creator, house builder, carpenter, soon father, soon husband (his future wife works at K2… Read more »
For those of you who have been following Charlie you may be wondering where the heck he’s been for the past few weeks. With about 4 thousand miles clocked on the tour he seemed to be running pretty good, but as anticipated it would only be a matter of time not if, but when something… Read more »
Am 2. Oktober 2009 wurde in Wien mit dem start von genau 5.000 rosa Luftballons die Pink Ribbon Night 2009 eröffnet. Ein Ballon als Zeichen für jede im Vorjahr an Brustkrebs erkrankte Frau in Österreich. Dank der unermüdlichen Unterstützung von Uschi Fellner und ihrem Magazin MADONNA konnten bei der Pink Ribbon Night 2009 mehr als… Read more »
A Snow Lovers Breast Cancer Research Foundation fundraiser.. This fundraiser offers women of all ages and disciplines: the opportunity to be involved in an all women’s snow event, make a difference by fundraising for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), and have a ton of fun skiing and riding with the K2 Alliance, their friends… Read more »