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Upcoming Events

We have 3 events of note in January, starting with a demo day at 49* North Nordic Center   Next up is the Ferry County Rail Trail ski day at the Kiwanis trail head on the north end of Curlew  Lake.     and finally , our 2nd Altai Skis Sitzmark Ski Day at Sitzmark […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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Altai Skis Press Release

    Our press release announcing Altai Skis to the World!       Altai Skis Press Release   CONTACT: Nils Larsen Francois Sylvain nils@altaiskis.com francois@altaiskis.com www.altaiskis.com   New hybrid ski and snowshoe introduced   North America (April, 2011): The Altai Ski Company is born. Altai Skis represent a convergence of utility and adventure in […]

Welcome to Altai Skis

Altai Skis was conceived by Nils Larsen and Francois Sylvain in 2009.   We both have had extensive ski industry experience and had worked together designing nordic and backcountry skis for over ten years. We felt there was a great potential for skis designed for what we like to call ‘pocket backcountry’, the skiing many […]