Ski season is winding down here in Minnesota, and now that I've had 10 days on my Ahmeek 105s I'm writing this review. Really pleased with my skis, I mostly ski at Welch Village ski area near the Twin Cities, occasionally in northern Minnesota, unfortunately no trips "out West" this season, so I'm pretty much skiing Midwestern hardback snow. The Ahmeek 105s simply rip . . . never would have expected a "fat" ski to hold an edge, turn after turn, like these do. Wow! Had the chance to ski spring snow conditions at Spirit Mountain, Minnesota yesterday (March 6th) and got to experience how these skis handled higher speeds on long, cruising runs, cutting turns through slushy snow at high speed. . . and I was again so impressed. Stable, damp, fast . . . powerful. Can't wait to experience a powder day out West next winter with my Ahmeek 105s. I love how Shaggy's skis are designed & built in the Midwest, for skiing in the Midwest . . . plus everywhere else! The customer service I received from Jeff at Shaggy's last Spring when I bought my skis was great . . . super helpful in making my decision to buy. Highly, highly recommend!
Bought last spring after a trip to Vail and realized I needed more float in my life. Since I primarily ski in Michigan, I was concerned that 105s may be too wide for fun on frontside groomers and I couldn’t have been more wrong. From first run I smiled from ear to ear, amazed at the incredible ride and performance. Smooth as a Benz and responsive as a Porsche when pressed. I’m looking forward to my next COLORADO trip which inspired me to join the shaggy family.
Finally had a chance to try these beauties out yesterday and I'm completely amazed at how they handled ever changing conditions. Warm slop to freezing chunks to a bit of ice they plowed through everything. No powder to report. Can't believe the way they handled groomers, they just change direction on a dime and rip. I seriously don't feel I need another ski for anything. Fun. Jeff and the crew guided me through the decision process and the final product is perfect for me. The custom Tubby graphics on the Ahmeek 105 is beautiful and got lot's of compliments. Thank you guys for building a great ski (right here in MI), directly answering the phone every call, and supporting those who needed PPE. Great company and people who deserve the success they've earned. When my kids are ready to size up, you know where I'll be ordering.
These skis are amazing in any condition- groomed, powder, crud, mashed potatoes, whatever. Truly a Joy to own and ski on.
I spent a lot of time analyzing skis and specs before finally making my selection and deciding on Shaggys Ahmeek 105’s. I mounted them up with Atomic Shifts and selected a pair of Scarpa Maestrale RS boots as I’m planning to do some side country-back country skiing with them. I’ve only gotten one day on them yet, but there was about 4” of fresh on the ground at Red Lodge yesterday and they were just what I was looking for. Playful yet confidence inspiring when I found the ice underneath. I charge pretty hard most of the time and was concerned that they may be chattery at speed in icy and firm conditions, but there wasn’t anything to be worried about I couldn’t push them hard enough to experience any. I’m sure that Michigan hardwood is responsible for that. Definitely easier to swing in the trees than my Rossignol 100 HD Ti’s, more playful, and just as dependable when I needed an edge. The craftsmanship on these is incredible and Aurora Borealis graphic is beautiful. I’ll be back the next time I need a new pair of skis and when my kids grow into adult sized skis I’ll be hooking them up with Shaggys!
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Sizing skis is a little bit of an art and a little bit of a science. There are numerous factors that all affect the optimal ski length for you.
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