Fall Kōm Ski update

At long last we have all three sizes of the Kōms in stock! We have a limited quantity in stock now and more on order. These skis are made in Canada (Quebec) and have been well received in the limited sizing we have had. You can find them here – Canada, US  Here are some details […]

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Fall 2016 Hok Updates

Last fall we began looking at some updates for the Hok skis. They have remained unchanged since their introduction in 2011. Our initial change was in the skin design, the business part of the base and what really defines the Hoks as a new and different way to ski. The skin material – the same […]

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Altai Skis Demo and Instruction coming to Sitzmark Ski Area

NEWS FLASH!  – Saturday February 6th  For all Hok Skiers or  Wannabe Hoks Skiers Altai Skis is having a demo and ski day at Sitzmark Ski Area, probably the smallest most retro ski area in the state. The area is close to our world headquarters in Curlew and has been a favorite for many years with its laid back atmosphere […]

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Ferry County Rail Trail Ski Day

If your close by in Canada or the US come to the 6th annual Rail Trail Ski Day. Free demos of xc skis and Hoks for all ages. The location this year is different – This year the event is moved to the trail head at the N end of Curlew Lake (Kiwanis Rd) and […]

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Fires Hit Local Ski Trails

Many people have heard about the fires in NE WA recently. Sadly, one of the casualties of the fires locally was the Deer Creek (Boulder Pass) ski trails, the closest trails and higher elevation terrain to Altai Skis headquarters. We have been skiing these trails since their origin in the early 1980s. Along with the only […]

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Updates to the website

We have just added a FAQ page to the site. Any additional information you would like to see on there please email us a request. We are also updating the site generally, adding a media page for on line published media, and a testimonial page – thanks to all those who sent in their comments! […]

Testing and development of the Kōm.

When Francois and I created Altai Skis, our main goal was to make accessible and affordable skis that worked well in the winter backcountry areas that lie close to where many of us live. We call this backyard backcountry. Maybe its not as glamorous as the terrain and skiing found in the ski movies of the […]


Open House and Demo

We will be having a open house at the new Curlew digs this Saturday starting around 4 PM – we have a little ski museum and will have some beer from Republic Brewing CO and snacks as well. Come see us! Earlier in the day – starting around 10AM – we will have some demos […]