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Video Recap: Exploring Snowbird Utah
Exploring the Wasatch Mountains in Utah! In March 2024 the Shaggy's shop crew and a few ambassadors traveled to Utah to explore the Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons. Day one brought us to the legendary Snowbird Ski Resort. We skied...
Video: Shaggy's Family Vacation at Mount Bohemia 2024
Ah! Shaggy's Family Vacation - our favorite long weekend of the year! It's a trip where we shut down the ski factory and invite everyone who loves skiing up to Mount Bohemia for 3 days of skiing, hanging with friends,...
All Mountain Ski Guide
Are you looking for new all mountain skis? We have you covered with our guide - a deep look into what style of all mountain skis best suit you and what length skis you should be getting. *Please note that this...
Event: Shaggy's Family Vacation at Mount Bohemia - 2024
January 18-21, 2024 Are you ready for the best long weekend of the year? Whether you own a pair of Shaggy's or not, you're invited to Mount Bohemia for our fifth annual Shaggy's Family Vacation, held January 18-21, 2024. We...
23/24 El Niño
"The good news is the El Nino is churning! This winter could bless some areas that have been forgotten by Mother Nature the past few years with substantial snowfall and cool temperatures."
Record Snow in Utah - Skiing Over 750" at Snowbird and Brighton
In late March/Early April Brighton Resort and Snowbird crested their all time snowfall records and a few of the Shaggy's crew made the ski trip out to Utah to test skis in some of the deepest snowpack we've ever seen....
Video: Building 3lb Carbon Fiber Skis (6lb/pair)
This Summer we had a request to make a 3lb/ski (6lb/pair) for a customer who does a fair amount of hiking with his skis in his bag, before he gets to snow to start skinning uphill. After a few conversations...
Event: Shaggy's Family Vacation at Mount Bohemia - 2023
JANUARY 19-22, 2023 AT MOUNT BOHEMIA JOIN US FOR OUR SIXTH ANNUAL SHAGGY'S FAMILY VACATION AT MOUNT BOHEMIA January 19-22, 2023 Are you ready for the best long weekend of the year? Whether you own a pair of Shaggy's or...
Shaggy's Ski Factory Tour 2022
Take a tour of Shaggy's small ski factory in Northern Michigan, USA to see how skis are made!
Ski Factory Open House - 11/12/22
Date: Saturday November 12th Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: 100 Air Industrial Park Drive, Boyne City, MI 49712 Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/812146820129841 Come join us at the Shaggy's factory to get stoked for Winter 2023! Meet the team, tour the factory, and mingle...
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...