New UltraLITE Touring Construction

Over the last few years, the shift in the ski industry towards lightweight touring skis has been substantial.  Through this time, Folsom’s touring builds have evolved slightly, but even in Folsom’s traditional lightweight touring constructions, skis still weighed in around 1800-2000 g/ski for longer mid-width shapes.  This winter and spring, we’ve been prototyping a new…

11 NEW Custom Ski Graphics For 2022-23

In between spring cleaning, new shape / construction R&D, and (of course) custom ski building, we’ve been able to cook up a fresh batch of custom ski topsheet graphics for your next custom build. Although it won’t seem to stop snowing (no complaints here), many of the new graphics come from warm weather inspiration, as…

2022: Restructuring & Expanding

The past 12 months have been a whirlwind.  The uncertainty that COVID initially brought to the ski world was unparalleled, and left many small businesses wondering how much longer they’d be around for.  Thankfully the ’20-21 ski season drew thousands of new skiers to the ski areas across the globe, and there was no shortage…

WATCH: Ski Shapes by Family

Custom skis always begin with the ski shape.  The ski shape is what dictates your ski’s length and geometry (tip-waist-tail dimensions, sidecut, and taper), and we have consolidated our shapes into four families as follows: Spar, Completo, Cash, and Primary.  (There are a few outlier shapes that don’t necessarily fall into a single family, and…

Best Summer Activities For Skiing

I’ve just cut the grass for the fifth time, the thermostat says its 80 degrees inside my house, and the skiing’s all gone to sun cups and mashers. It appears that summer has arrived again, which means it’s time to retire the Rapture, put up the Primary, stow the Spar, tap-out the Trigger and cash…