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Guide: How to Start Tree Skiing
If you're looking to get more adventurous with your skiing, heading off trail towards the trees is a natural progression. It's new, it's challenging, and there's always a new path and powder stash to be found! But how do you get...
Video: How to Store Skis for the Summer
Wondering what you should do with your skis for the Summer? How should you store them? Follow along as ski builder/tuner John Thompson shows you how clean up your skis after a long season and get them safely stored for...
Video: Ski Testing at Big Sky, Montana
After a great start to our ski season and a month and a half of ski demos every weekend, a few of the shop crew headed out to Big Sky, Montana for a quick ski testing trip - and even...
Recap: Shaggy's Family Vacation at Mount Bohemia 2022
Shaggy's Family Vacation is a four day long trip to Mount Bohemia that we take every year with our entire staff, ambassadors, friends, customers, and anyone else who wants to join us on the snow. It's our chance to share...
Video: First Chair/Opening Day at Boyne Mountain
On Friday, December 3rd Boyne Mountain Resort opened for the season, so our shop crew took the morning off to catch first chair and make some tracks! Follow along for invaluable ski tips/chairlift chats with your favorite ski builders!
Event: Shaggy's Family Vacation at Mount Bohemia - 2022
JANUARY 20-23, 2022 AT MOUNT BOHEMIA JOIN US FOR OUR FIFTH ANNUAL SHAGGY'S FAMILY VACATION AT MOUNT BOHEMIA January 20-23, 2022 Are you ready for the best long weekend of the year? Whether you own a pair of Shaggy's or...
Video: We Are Shaggy's
When you buy Shaggy’s you’re not just another customer, you become part of our family. We build lifelong connections through a sport we are all passionate about. We are Shaggy’s, custom skis proudly handcrafted in the USA Shop 2022 Skis
Video: Building Copper Infused Skis - A Surprise for John
On this episode of the Shaggy's VLOG we build a surprise special copper infused custom pair of Ahmeek 105s for ski builder/co-owner John with a few unexpected additions. Shari (John's wife) asks to embed a few extra parts into the...
Ski Factory Update - 9/14/21 - Handling Raw Material Supply Chain Disruptions...
As you are probably aware, the world as a whole is experiencing major supply chain disruptions, and we are certainly not immune to these issues at Shaggy’s. For the last year and a half, we’ve been able to keep up...
Ski Factory Open House - 8/7/21
Join us for our first open house at the Shaggy's Ski Factory 4.0! Date: Saturday August 7th Time: 2:00 - 5:30 PM Location: 100 Air Industrial Park Drive, Boyne City, MI 49712 Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/492765621076664/ Come join us at the Shaggy's factory...
Ski Factory Tour - Factory 4.0 - Shaggy's VLOG 2.0
Take a tour of our almost complete ski factory 4.0! In October 2020, we made the move into a larger (8000 sq-ft) facility to house our small ski factory. Since COVID, we've been closed to visitors, so we are extremely...
Video: Shaggy's Family Vacation at Mount Bohemia 2021
Shaggy's Family Vacation at Mount Bohemia was, to say the least, very different this season. But, with the last 14-ish months being some of the most unique in history, we assumed ahead of time that the fourth annual event would...
Video: Ski the Porkies Meetup
Skiing is all about getting on the snow and making laps with friends! The slow start to winter this year forced us to postpone Shaggy's Family Vacation at Mount Bohemia to March 11-14. So what do you do when life...
Video: Built By Skiers
Built by Skiers: it's not just a marketing slogan, it's about who actually builds your skis. Every pair of Shaggy's Skis is built by hand, in our own factory, right here in Northern Michigan. From the initial design, to wood...
Video: Family Owned and American Made
When you choose Shaggy's, you're choosing skis that are proudly made in the USA and supporting a family owned and operated business.
2020/21 Ski Production and Shipping Update
As you might have expected, with everything happening this year, we've been running a longer than usual build time on ski orders and would like to update everyone on what's going on and when to expect their new skis. COVID-19...
Event: Shaggy's Family Vacation 2021
MARCH 11-14, 2021 JANUARY 21-24 AT MOUNT BOHEMIA JOIN US FOR SHAGGY'S FAMILY VACATION AT MOUNT BOHEMIA Postponed until March 11-14 January 21-24, 2021 Are you ready for the best long weekend of the year? **Event postponed until March 11-14...
Video: The Sounds of Ski Production
From start to finish, we craft every pair of skis in Northern Michigan, USA. At any given moment in our small factory, these are the sounds you'll hear! From planing lumber for cores, to cutting ski edges, pumping epoxy, and...
VLOG 017 - All-New 2021 Tubby 120 Powder Skis
In this VLOG John (ski finisher), Jeff (engineer), and Ryan (CNC tech) discuss the all new 2021 Tubby 120, our flagship powder ski. They go over how the new design came about, key features, the flex, and what each of...
VLOG 016 - Shaggy's Demo Day with John and Friends
Follow along with John, Dan, and Kelsey as they work a Shaggy's ski demo at Michigan's Caberfae Peaks on a beautiful bluebird day. Not only did they get dozens of people out on skis, they even delivered a pair of...
Video: Shaggy's Family Vacation at Mount Bohemia 2020
Ahhhhh....Shaggy's Family Vacation! No matter what time of year it is, just mentioning the event gets us excited. What's better than a long weekend of fun, friends, skiing, and snow in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula? What is Shaggy's Family Vacation? It's...