2020 Ahmeek 105 - Custom

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Handcrafted in Northern Michigan

Every pair of skis is proudly handcrafted from start to finish in our own facility in Northern Michigan! Learn about Shaggy's.
Custom skis handcrafted in the USA

Graphic Info

Choose from Graphic Library (included with custom ski)
  • Select a design from our library with over 70 unique options
  • Add your name with custom badge to graphic (optional)
  • We will adjust graphics on the design to your specific ski model and length
Design Your Own Graphic (add $50)
  • You supply your own artwork for your custom skis and we supply a graphic layout file. 
  • When you have completed your artwork, we will send an upload link to receive the files.
We Design Your Graphic (add $100+)
  • You provide us with a rough layout of your graphic (hand sketch is fine!) and the necessary graphic elements (photos, logos, etc) - then we create your custom ski graphics.
  • Alternatively, we can also customize any graphic from the graphic library for you (change colors, add logos, etc)

Two Year Warranty

We stand behind our product with a two year warranty - double the industry standard.

0% APR Financing Available*

We provide easy and affordable financing through our partner, Bread, so you can pay for your purchase over time. *More Info: www.skishaggys.com/pages/ski-financing

Shipping/Build Info

Free Shipping in the USA on orders over $99. Most skis ship via USPS Priority Mail.
Custom Built Your graphic is sublimated onto a plastic topsheet and then laminated permanently with the rest of the ski during our layup process.

The Ahmeek 105s are mid-fat all mountain skis with an oversized appetite for adventure. Whether you're scouting fresh powder lines or ripping corduroy on the frontside, the Ahmeek 105s are right at home.

The Ahmeek collection bridges the gap between aggressive freeride and playful freestyle, allowing for charging hardpack and big terrain, yet having enough flex in the tip to remain playful all over the mountain and float in the powder. Their hybrid MidLight construction, precision tuned rocker/camber profile, variable sidecut radius, and 105 mm waist make them ideal for taking on whatever Mother Nature throws at you.

The Ahmeek 105s are in a league of their own. Powerful yet playful, light yet substantial. They'll take you where ever you want to go. Ready to shoot into the trees? Easy. Want to rip a groomer? Done. Only want to travel with one pair of skis? Grab the Ahmeek 105s and get ready to take your skiing to the next level.

Dimensions: 139-105-124

  • Early Rise Tip Rocker maximizes flotation in powder and busts through crud
  • Hybrid MidLight Construction combines Ash and Poplar hardwoods for weight reduction without sacrificing pop and energy.
  • Rounded mini-cap top edge with full height UHMW sidewalls are bombproof and look good too.

Custom Ski Graphic Frequently Asked Questions

 

Will you send a proof or preview of the graphics before you make them?

Yes, we always send a proof for any custom graphic prior to printing.

Custom ski photo gallery

View gallery here

Do you offer quantity discounts for custom skis?

Yes! We waive the custom artwork fees for orders over 5 pair (same ski, same length). Contact us for further discounts on orders over 10 pair.

I don't have my graphics ready, can I still order order now?

Yes, we will put your skis into production when you send us your artwork. Feel free to order ahead of time.

I would like a custom illustration or full custom artwork for my graphic, can you do that?

We can set you up with either our graphic designer or send print specs to your preferred artist/designer. The art cost for this starts at $200 and increases based on complexity.

What colors will my ski base be?

They will be the the standard base colors/graphics from the stock version of your ski model. For example - the Ahmeek 105s have one ski black with "blue Shaggy's" letters and one ski blue with black "Shaggy's" letters - so any customized Ahmeek 105 will have that corresponding base. Depending on stock levels, we may be able to do an all black base with different color "Shaggy's" letters - call us at (231)459-4323 to inquire.

 

      Download Blank Ski Print Templates

      Set up your custom graphic print file with the correct size by downloading a template to use with your preferred design software.

      Document Size 16" x 80" @ 200 dpi
      Color Mode CMYK
      Bleed Extend graphic >1" around edge of ski shape template

      MidLight Construction

      Ahmeek 105 Ski Construction - What makes skis

      Core

      Laminated Ash/Poplar Hardwood: Long grain premium White Ash and Tulip Poplar is hand selected and cut into full length strips. Strips are individually flex indexed and laminated together symmetrically. Each laminated core is CNC milled to a precise thickness profile developed for each model and length.

      Composites

      Unidirectional Carbon Fiber strips below the core, lightweight Triaxial Fiberglass above and beneath the core, Fiberglass binding mat underfoot. Rubber bonding strips placed along edges, sidewalls, and ends for rock solid bonding.

      Sidewall

      Full height UHMW - the same raw material as your base, bombproof and double chamfered for reduced swingweight. A rounded mini-cap top edge rolls over the sidewall to protect your topsheets.

      Topsheet

      Clearview gloss Nylon with sublimated graphics and transparent windows to inside the ski. 

      Base + Edge

      1.4 mm CNC Knife Cut 4001 Race Grade Durasurf sintered UHMW. 2.2 mm over-sized and heat treated edges take a beating.

      Ahmeek 105 Rocker Camber + Sidecut Specs

      Length (cm) Dimensions (mm) Turning Radius (m) Mounting Setback (cm) Weight (g/ski)
      186 139-105-124 20-22.5 -7.0 2125
      180 139-105-124 20-22 -6.7 2025
      174 139-105-124 18-20 -6.4 1925
      168 139-105-124 17.75-19 -4.9 1850
      162 139-105-124 16-18 -4.9 1750

      Get the right length skis

      Not sure what length will suit you best? Use the chart below to get in the right ballpark.

      If you really want to dial in your model and/or length choice, give us a call for expert, one-on-one, advice from a skier:  (231)459-4323

      Blog Post About How to Size and Pick Skis

      Here's a basic chart to get you started.

      Ski Sizing Chart


      Sizing skis is a little bit of an art and a little bit of a science. There are numerous factors that all effect the optimal ski length for you. 

      A few of the factors are:

      • Skier size and weight
      • Skier ability (experts size up, beginners size down)
      • Type of terrain you like
      • Where you normally ski
      • Current ski size

      The list could go on and on, but if you need help with the decision, always feel free to call us at 231.459.4323, live chat, or email us!

      Ahmeek 105 Frequently Asked Questions

      What snow conditions are they made for?
      Ahmeek 105 Snow Usage - Powder - Crud - Trees - Groomers

      Are they right for me?
      They’re right for you if you're looking for one ski that can do it all with confidence. You want a go-to ski that you can grab whether a storm just rolled through or you've been skiing the same crud for the last two weeks. You want to adventure to new parts of the mountain and possibly head into the backcountry. You want a ski with unmatched versatility, because... You never know what you're going to find next!

        What length should I get?
        The Ahmeek 105s have tip rocker and a full twin tail. If you are between lengths, size up for a more stable ride, size down for more maneuverability. Check out our size chart in the previous tab for more info.

        What bindings should I get?
        You can use any binding on the Ahmeek 105s as long as the brake width is at least 105mm wide. We run Marker Griffon bindings on our demo skis. Visit your local ski shop for bindings and mounting.

        What can I customize? 
        Graphics: Full custom topsheet graphics 
        Construction: Get a consultation

        What are Camber Pockets?
        Camber Pockets are additional small sections of camber (about 4 in long and 0.030" tall) molded into the overall camber of the ski in front of and behind your midsole position. They increase contact pressure to improve grip on hardpack and ice. [add graphic]

        Are they tuned and waxed?
        Skis come tuned with a 1° base edge bevel and a 3° side edge bevel and a slight tip/tail detune. The skis are waxed with a universal temperature wax to get you going.

        The Rundown

        Ride Notes: Burly, nimble, light - but not too light - it busts crud with ease and rises up in powder.

        Design Needs: float in deep powder - whip around trees - rail on groomers like a narrower ski

        Purpose: Build one ski to do everything but make the most of a day when the powder is fresh. Make the one ski that you can stash in your car and not need to worry about what conditions are like.

        Jeff Thompson - Shaggy's Skis Partner

        Jeff Thompson
        Skier Level
        Beginner
        Expert
        Snow Types
        Ice
        Powder
        Turning Radius
        Short
        Long
        Flex
        Playful
        Powerful

        Why You'll Love Them

        1. These skis are built to take on anything. From bushwhacking the backcountry to billygoating an windblown ice, the Ahmeek 105s are the skis for when compromising isn't an option.
        2. The 105 mm waist width will keep you floating in powder, yet is nimble on hardpack and in tight, technical terrain.
        3. Camber pockets molded into the overall camber maximize edge hold on hardpack.
        4. Full twintip tails make the Ahmeeks maneuver easily in the tightest trees.
        5. MidLight construction makes the burly construction tour friendly at under 1925 grams per ski (174 cm).

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        Questions on the Custom Process?

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        If you have any questions from customizing graphics to choosing the right ski model or length, just shoot us a message and we'll get back with you right away. We're here to help!

        Customer Reviews

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        A.K.
        Height: 5'11
        Ski Length: 180
        Primary Ski Area: Colorado Snow Nov-April
        DO NOT HESITATE...BUY THESE SKIS

        So I've been riding Volkls for my last three pairs of skis, and I loved them. BUT Ahmeek's blew them out of the water. I typically like 178cm or 179cm, but the 180cm and the profile on this ski totally solved that. On straight early season groomed, icy, conditions this ski rode really well. The thing I was most impressed with is the feel. It was very playful, but still solid under my feet. If you like getting off the main runs, open bowl, spaced trees, and general exploring of the mountain...this ski is what you want. I liked them so much that I immediately put both Shaggy stickers on the roof box, and i'm now ordering the 115s for my second pair. I've demo'd a lot of skis, these have been my favorite. I can't wait to get on these in mid season conditions.

        Side note: I rode 108 width most of last season. I was worried that the 108 --> 105 width would feel smaller, but the 105's felt wider than 105. Which I really liked. I think the 105s will do excellent for all powder days, no doubt. I'm getting the 115s for the big stuff, and so I can manage the ware and make the skis last multiple season.

        ENJOY!

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        M.P.
        Height: 6' 1"
        Ski Length: 180
        Primary Ski Area: Minnesota/Wisconsin
        Holy Smokes

        I can honestly say that these are my favorite skis that I have owned. I, like so many others, had my apprehensions about going to a wider ski. All of my previous skis had been 85mm and skinnier, so the idea of going to a 105 seemed unheard of. Also, I live in Minnesota where we aren't known for getting frequent dumps of snow, and I thought that a ski as wide as 105 would only be good on deep powder. All of this to say, I made the drive up from Minneapolis to the Shaggy's demo day at Spirit Mountain last February and fell in love with the Ahmeek 105. For fear of sounding like everyone else (not a bad problem to have in this case), I truly fell in love with these skis. They handle just about everything really well. They are really fun to ski in the powder, the crud, and groomers, alike. They have so much life when coming in and out of turns! The only time I deviated from them last season was right at the end of the season when it was 50 degrees and REALLY slushy. Their skis and customer service are amazing. It is so refreshing to be able to call up a company and get honest opinions from people that are passionate and knowledgeable about what they are talking about. I have finally found a brand I can be excited to rep for! Thanks, Shaggy's!

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        G.A.
        Height: 5'9"
        Ski Length: 156-183
        Primary Ski Area: Boyne/Schuss/Searchmont
        On order !!

        Demo'd Ahmeek 105 in two different lengths and decided on 174. Wasn't a fat ski fan until I tried these in spring slush. Wow, all of a sudden, I did not need to spot my turns .................. skiing heads up again, the way it should be. Felt like butter in all levels of build on the hill, Ordered these for summer build with custom graphic. Lot of fun for an older guy !!!!!!!!!!! Really expect them to maintain a more relaxed even stance in powder based on "slush cup" performance !!!

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        R.L.
        Height: 6'2"
        Ski Length: 180
        Primary Ski Area: Breckenridge, CO
        LOVE DA HOP SKIS!!!!!!

        I'm an intermediate skier and usually stick to the groomers but also like to find some fresh powder too. The Ahmeek 105's are the absolute best for me. I LOVE the variation I got with Da Hop Ski design and it really makes it a unique ski on the hill. They are forgiving enough to handle any dumb moves I try to make, but are also spirited enough that if you want a ski that can get going, these can do that too. An all around fantastic ski for my ability and I'm sure will be a delight to those who push the limits more or prefer more advanced terrain. I'm so glad I was directed to Shaggy's by a family member and these are now my FAVORITE skis. You'll love them for sure. THANK YOU to the Shaggy's team for such a great product.

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        H.C.
        Height: 5'8
        Ski Length: 174
        Primary Ski Area: Boyne/Bohemia/airplane ski West
        They Dance in Deep Snow and the Tracked Out.

        We hit ten days at Bohemia with big snow and the Ahmeeks slayed it. From waist deep to tracked out the Ahmeeks danced through it all with ease. They turn so easily I would suggest maybe going 5 cm longer than you think you might want. I bought a 174 because I ski primarily at Boyne and already have a 184 bootjack. I feel that a 180 would have been maybe a little better at Bohemia.
        I let my buddy ski them for a day and he was blown away. He skis a cham 94 and couldn't believe how much more nimble the Ahmeeks were. I also have to give a tip of the hat to the Purder 2. At 184/133 underfoot it pounded and floated and was super nimble for such a big ski wow. I won't be afraid to ski them in the trees again. All in all I've loved every pair of Skis I have from this wonderful company.

        Proudly Handcrafted in Northern Michigan, USA

        We craft our skis with the best materials available with the simple goals of class leading performance and durability. We strive to keep you smiling on the snow.

        Selling direct to you allows us to use the best materials at some of the best pricing in the industry.

        About Us

        Customize Your Skis

        We can customize just about any aspect of your skis! From graphics to rocker/camber and construction types.

        Looking for a custom graphic? No problem! Want the your skis built with full rocker? We can do that! Just contact us to get the process rolling!

        Add a Custom Graphic

        Ski 2 Year Warranty - Satisfaction Guarantee - Free Shipping

        Money Back Satisfaction Guarantee


        Go ahead and mount them up!

        Ski them for up to 5 days and if you don't love them, send them back! We genuinely want you to have the best experience on snow you can.

        Skis cannot have any signs of damage or excessive wear and they must only contact snow during this 5 day period. That means if you go ski in rocky terrain or hit rails, they become ineligible for a return.

        *Only applies to stock products without customizations

        Satisfaction Guarantee Details

        2 Year Warranty


        We stand behind our products

        What is covered? We warrant out product agains defects in materials and workmanship. Basically, we cover your skis as they are in contact with snow. We build with the best materials and durability is paramount, but we cannot cover impacts with non-snow surfaces.

        Ever have an issue, just contact us and we've got you covered. Have an issue outside of warranty coverage or smash into some rocks? We'll still help you out, there's almost nothing we can't repair.

        Free repairs are available to any of our customers, just get them to us and pay for return shipping (we can get you some good shipping rates).

        Warranty Details

        Free Ski Shipping


        Anywhere in the USA

        We ship orders over $99 free within the USA! Skis are shippped normally via USPS Priority Mail for fast service, in some instances we will use UPS or Fedex. If you need expedited shipping, please call us at 231.459.4323 for more options!

        Frequently Asked Questions

        Skis Sold Direct to You

        2018/2019 Ski Presale


        How it works

        Here's the deal! We are taking early orders for the 2018/19 Season at a huge discount. Who doesn't like a good deal? So when you place an order for new skis by 11:59PM June 29th, we're offering you up $250 off! That's right, the absolute cheapest way to purchase your skis for the coming season. Haven't you waited long enough? Tell your wife, your husband, your mom or dad; this is only going to last for a few weeks!

        So what’s the catch? Your skis will be shipped to you by October 15th, so you will get them well before Winter 2018 hits. To get this deal just go to the skis page (they're already discounted), call us at 231.459.4323, or stop by the shop!

        Order by Date: 11:59PM on June 29th

        Ship by Date: October 15th

        Carbon Fiber Skis vs Fiberglass Skis - Skis Handmade in the USA


        STANDARD LAYUP


        Our standard layup construction includes a select cut Ash hardwood core wrapped with triaxial fiberglass and carbon fiber stringers under the core. The carbon stringers are used to increase pop and rebound energy in the ski, while complementing the predictable and torsionally rigid feel of the triaxial fiberglass.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The standard layup is best suited for the majority of skiers, it blends the traditional hardwood core with an energetic feel. Skis utilizing this construction perform virtually the same as their Pure Carbon counterpart. Best for all mountain skiing with limited backcountry touring.


        NANOMAG® DAMPING SYSTEM LAYUP


        This method of construction incorporates a sheet of nanoMAG® magnesium into our Standard Layup that significantly reduces vibration and chatter in the nastiest conditions. The damping of the material increases edge hold and creates an exceptionally smooth ride.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The nanoMAG® Damping System is suited for the skier looking for the ultimate in smooth skiing, especially when making high speed turns. This option maximizes grip on ice. Two words to describe this option are "Smooth and Stable". This will slightly reduce liveliness (vs. Standard or Pure Carbon) but gives you that Cadillac Ride!

        Custom Ski Graphics

        Want to personalize your skis? Design your own custom graphic and we'll print it!

        We press your digital design into a plastic topsheet using the highest quality sublimation inks. During this process the ink actually becomes a gas and permeates into the plastic, actually becoming part of the plastic.

        Read below for some of the options we offer, but if you don't see the answer to your question, just get ahold of us at 231.459.4323, live chat, or email jeff@sccskis.com

        I have my graphic, what do I need to do to set it up for skis? See below


        Semi-Custom Topsheet - $50

        Includes one option from the list below (ski model name will be corrected):

        • Use a graphic from another current Shaggy’s model
        • Use a graphic from our graphic library View Graphics Here.
        • Swap main colors on the graphic

        Full Custom Topsheet (Level 1) - $100

        This includes either providing your own custom artwork that we help layout and format for printing or creating a graphic using a background from our library.

        Included Services (bring your custom design)

        • You create your own one-of-a-kind topsheet design either with our online tool or via your own software
        • We layout the graphic for your specific ski
        • We prep your graphic for print: file cleanup, adjust elements for ski specific layout, color correction. 

        Included Services (create a design with us)

        • Choose main background graphic from our library
        • Change color of graphic
        • Add your name or message
        • Add your own logo or image on top of the graphic
        • Two adjustment revisions ($15 per extra revision)

        Full Custom Topsheet (Level 2) - $150

        We create your topsheet graphic from your concept

        Included Services (plus any from above)

        • Graphic consultation (phone, video chat, or in person)
        • We create your ski graphic based on an agreed concept
        • Two adjustment revisions ($25 per extra revision)

         

        Once you've placed your order we will contact you regarding your graphic and always send you a mockup of the graphic on skis prior to printing!

        Need help? Have an idea for a graphic but have NO IDEA how to put it into print? We can make that idea a reality for a reasonable design fee. Just contact us and we’ll get to work!

        Want to order your skis now but don’t have your graphic ready? No problem! Go ahead and order, add the graphic fee and put a note on your order that you’ll send your graphic at a later date.


        How to Design your Custom Ski Graphic

        • Your custom graphics need to be designed as a rectangle with the dimensions of 16 in wide by the length of the ski plus 10 cm long (ie Ahmeek 180 cm + 10 cm = 190 cm total). This will include both skis as a pair.
        • When designing your custom ski graphic, we recommend you use a graphic program that supports layers such as: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, CorelDRAW, Corel Paintshop Pro, or if you do not have a graphics program you can use GIMP which is a free open-source program (http://www.gimp.org/).
        • Once your purchase is complete, we will send you a specific model design layout template that you can use for general placement, please remember that there may be slight shifts during pressing and to leave adequate room for that (full bleed to the rectangle)
        • Once you have your basic design done, you should paste the graphic layout provided by Shaggy's into a new layer (top layer) to see how the graphic will look with the ski cutouts and make necessary graphic adjustments. Remember to turn the ski layout layer offprior to exporting the file for print. See image below for reference.
        • The design should be done using the CMYK color space (this is how they will be printed), so if it is designed in another color space the colors may be slightly off. We cannot guarantee perfect color accuracy.
        • The design should be done in at least 150 dpi, but we recommend doing them at 200 dpi.
        • If created using Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator, the source file should be sent directly to us.
        • If a non-Adobe software is used, the files should be exported as a TIFF file, we will provide an upload link to submit the file (they are LARGE).
        • In most instances we will incorporate a small ski information emblem on the skis in an appropriate location near binding placement.
        Custom Ski Topsheet Graphic Example Design

        Ski 2 Year Warranty - Satisfaction Guarantee - Free Shipping

        Money Back Satisfaction Guarantee


        Go ahead and mount them up!

        Ski them for up to 5 days and if you don't love them, send them back! We genuinely want you to have the best experience on snow you can.

        Skis cannot have any signs of damage or excessive wear and they must only contact snow during this 5 day period. That means if you go ski in rocky terrain or hit rails, they become ineligible for a return.

        *Only applies to stock products without customizations

        Satisfaction Guarantee Details

        2 Year Warranty


        We stand behind our products

        What is covered? We warrant out product agains defects in materials and workmanship. Basically, we cover your skis as they are in contact with snow. We build with the best materials and durability is paramount, but we cannot cover impacts with non-snow surfaces.

        Ever have an issue, just contact us and we've got you covered. Have an issue outside of warranty coverage or smash into some rocks? We'll still help you out, there's almost nothing we can't repair.

        Free repairs are available to any of our customers, just get them to us and pay for return shipping (we can get you some good shipping rates).

        Warranty Details

        Free Ski Shipping


        Anywhere in the USA

        We ship orders over $99 free within the USA! Skis are shippped normally via USPS Priority Mail for fast service, in some instances we will use UPS or Fedex. If you need expedited shipping, please call us at 231.459.4323 for more options!

        Frequently Asked Questions

        Carbon Fiber Skis vs Fiberglass Skis - Skis Handmade in the USA


        STANDARD LAYUP


        Our standard layup construction includes a select cut Ash hardwood core wrapped with triaxial fiberglass and carbon fiber stringers under the core. The carbon stringers are used to increase pop and rebound energy in the ski, while complementing the predictable and torsionally rigid feel of the triaxial fiberglass.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The standard layup is best suited for the majority of skiers, it blends the traditional hardwood core with an energetic feel. Skis utilizing this construction perform virtually the same as their Pure Carbon counterpart. Best for all mountain skiing with limited backcountry touring.


        PURE CARBON LAYUP


        Our Pure Carbon construction includes an ultra lightweight biaxial Carbon Fiber (+-45 deg. orientation) coupled with a slightly heavier unidirectional Carbon Fiber. A full Carbon model allows for an exceptionally lightweight and responsive ski. The exceptionally high strength and stiffness of the Carbon Fiber allows us to use a lightweight Poplar wood core, that is Select Cut in Northern Michigan. For maximum binding screw retention, we mill out the core and place an extra retention plate in the binding area. Average weight savings versus their standard counterpart is 1.6 - 1.8 LB/Pair.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The Pure Carbon layup is best suited for the skier looking to often use the ski for backcountry touring where the weight savings allows for more climbing, or someone looking for the lightest ski. Many skiers have reported back that they are able to increase their on-snow time when the conditions are rough, primarily due to reduced muscle fatigue. Skis utilizing this construction perform virtually the same as their standard counterpart, however have a significant weight savings.

        *Please note that due to the opacity of Carbon Fiber, skis with this construction will not have "clear windows" into the core as on some models. The windows will instead show the carbon fiber on top of the wood core. Alternatively, and based on availability you may specify to have your graphic printed on a lightweight matte finish white material. Ski graphics with "windows" to see the core, will be white instead.

        Skis Sold Direct to You

        2017/2018 Ski Presale


        How it works

        Here's the deal! We are taking early orders for the 2017/18 Season at a huge discount. Who doesn't like a good deal? So when you place an order for new skis by 11:59PM June 30th, we're offering you up $250 off! That's right, the absolute cheapest way to purchase your skis for the coming season. Haven't you waited long enough? Tell your wife, your husband, your mom or dad; this is only going to last for a few weeks!

        So what’s the catch? Your skis will be shipped to you by October 15th, so you will get them well before Winter 2018 hits. To get this deal just go to the skis page (they're already discounted), call us at 231.459.4323, or stop by the shop!

        Order by Date: 11:59PM on June 30th

        Ship by Date: October 15th

        Carbon Fiber Skis vs Fiberglass Skis - Skis Handmade in the USA


        STANDARD LAYUP


        Our standard layup construction includes a select cut Ash hardwood core wrapped with triaxial fiberglass and carbon fiber stringers under the core. The carbon stringers are used to increase pop and rebound energy in the ski, while complementing the predictable and torsionally rigid feel of the triaxial fiberglass.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The standard layup is best suited for the majority of skiers, it blends the traditional hardwood core with an energetic feel. Skis utilizing this construction perform virtually the same as their Pure Carbon counterpart. Best for all mountain skiing with limited backcountry touring.


        NANOMAG® DAMPING SYSTEM LAYUP


        This method of construction incorporates a sheet of nanoMAG® magnesium into our Standard Layup that significantly reduces vibration and chatter in the nastiest conditions. The damping of the material increases edge hold and creates an exceptionally smooth ride.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The nanoMAG® Damping System is suited for the skier looking for the ultimate in smooth skiing, especially when making high speed turns. This option maximizes grip on ice. Two words to describe this option are "Smooth and Stable". This will slightly reduce liveliness (vs. Standard or Pure Carbon) but gives you that Cadillac Ride!


        PURE CARBON LAYUP


        Our Pure Carbon construction includes an ultra lightweight biaxial Carbon Fiber (+-45 deg. orientation) coupled with a slightly heavier unidirectional Carbon Fiber. A full Carbon model allows for an exceptionally lightweight and responsive ski. The exceptionally high strength and stiffness of the Carbon Fiber allows us to use a lightweight Poplar wood core, that is Select Cut in Northern Michigan. For maximum binding screw retention, we mill out the core and place an extra retention plate in the binding area. Average weight savings versus their standard counterpart is 1.6 - 1.8 LB/Pair.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The Pure Carbon layup is best suited for the skier looking to often use the ski for backcountry touring where the weight savings allows for more climbing, or someone looking for the lightest ski. Many skiers have reported back that they are able to increase their on-snow time when the conditions are rough, primarily due to reduced muscle fatigue. Skis utilizing this construction perform virtually the same as their standard counterpart, however have a significant weight savings.

        *Please note that due to the opacity of Carbon Fiber, skis with this construction will not have "clear windows" into the core as on some models. The windows will instead show the carbon fiber on top of the wood core. Alternatively, and based on availability you may specify to have your graphic printed on a lightweight matte finish white material. Ski graphics with "windows" to see the core, will be white instead.

        Carbon Fiber Skis vs Fiberglass Skis - Skis Handmade in the USA


        STANDARD LAYUP


        Our standard layup construction includes a select cut Ash hardwood core wrapped with triaxial fiberglass and carbon fiber stringers under the core. The carbon stringers are used to increase pop and rebound energy in the ski, while complementing the predictable and torsionally rigid feel of the triaxial fiberglass.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The standard layup is best suited for the majority of skiers, it blends the traditional hardwood core with an energetic feel. Skis utilizing this construction perform virtually the same as their Pure Carbon counterpart. Best for all mountain skiing with limited backcountry touring.


        NANOMAG® DAMPING SYSTEM LAYUP


        This method of construction incorporates a sheet of nanoMAG® magnesium into our Standard Layup that significantly reduces vibration and chatter in the nastiest conditions. The damping of the material increases edge hold and creates an exceptionally smooth ride.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The nanoMAG® Damping System is suited for the skier looking for the ultimate in smooth skiing, especially when making high speed turns. This option maximizes grip on ice. Two words to describe this option are "Smooth and Stable". This will slightly reduce liveliness (vs. Standard or Pure Carbon) but gives you that Cadillac Ride!

        Custom Ski Graphics

        Semi-Custom Topsheet - $50

        Includes two options from the list below:

        • Use a graphic from another Shaggy’s model. View Graphics Here.
        • Swap main colors on the graphic
        • Add your name or message
        • Add your own logo on top of the graphic

        Full Custom Topsheet - $100

        • You create your own one-of-a-kind topsheet design
        • You have a clear idea for your design and the required images and we'll put it together for you

        Once you've placed your order we will contact you regarding your graphic and always send you a mockup of the graphic on skis prior to printing!

        Need help? Have an idea for a graphic but have NO IDEA how to put it into print?We can make that idea a reality for a reasonable design fee. Just contact us and we’ll get to work!

        Want to order your skis now but don’t have your graphic ready? No problem! Go ahead and order, add the graphic fee and put a note on your order that you’ll send your graphic at a later date.

        Printing Specs and more info can be found at https://www.skishaggys.com/pages/custom-ski-graphics

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        We use the highest quality materials in our skis to give you the best product.


        Select Cut Northern Michigan Hardwood Cores

        The wood cores are the "hearts" of your skis. At Shaggy's we start out with select cut Northern Michigan hardwood, primarily Ash wood. Ash is an exceptionally snappy and responsive wood with a very high stiffness for it's density. The long grain of the wood that is developed through our bitter cold winters and warm summers gives our cores an unmatched longevity! We also us local Beech and Poplar woods for specific models. The Poplar is used in skis featuring a Pure Carbon construction skis due to it's light nature. We use Beech for a slightly smoother and less poppy ride than Ash. We proudly source our Hardwood from a Matelski's mill right down the street in Boyne Falls, MI.

        Northern Michigan Hardwood for Ski Cores

        Composites

        We utilize a triaxial fiberglass in our standard models to wrap the core and provide both torsional and longitudinal stiffness. The fiberglass is oriented in three directions, the first parallel to the length of the ski, while the second and third orientations run +- 45 degrees to the first. We also use some of the best Carbon Fiber in the industry in our skis. When used to complement the fiberglass, a uni-directional Carbon Fiber strip is placed underneath the core which allows us to reduce the core thickness and reduce weight while adding responsiveness. When used as the exclusive composite (full Carbon) in a model, we use an ultra lightweight biaxial Carbon Fiber (+-45 deg. orientation) coupled with a slightly heavier uni-directional Carbon Fiber. A full Carbon model allows for an exceptionally lightweight, durable, and responsive ski.
        Full Carbon Fiber Touring Ski Layup

        Sidewall Construction

        Impact resistant ABS or UHMW-PE plastic surrounds our cores and is above our edges to absorb impacts and provide smooth, stable edge hold in all snow types. We use a special blend of extra wide ABS plastic that is extremely crack resistant in every environment. We place rubber damping strips between our edges, fiberglass, and sidewalls to reduce vibration propagation and to create a flexible shear bonding layer between dissimilar materials for ultimate durability. 
        CNC Sidewalls
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        Ski 2 Year Warranty - Satisfaction Guarantee - Free Shipping

        Money Back Satisfaction Guarantee


        Go ahead and mount them up!

        Ski them for up to 5 days and if you don't love them, send them back! We genuinely want you to have the best experience on snow you can.

        Skis cannot have any signs of damage or excessive wear and they must only contact snow during this 5 day period. That means if you go ski in rocky terrain or hit rails, they become ineligible for a return.

        *Only applies to stock products without customizations

        Satisfaction Guarantee Details

        2 Year Warranty


        We stand behind our products

        What is covered? We warrant out product agains defects in materials and workmanship. Basically, we cover your skis as they are in contact with snow. We build with the best materials and durability is paramount, but we cannot cover impacts with non-snow surfaces.

        Ever have an issue, just contact us and we've got you covered. Have an issue outside of warranty coverage or smash into some rocks? We'll still help you out, there's almost nothing we can't repair.

        Free repairs are available to any of our customers, just get them to us and pay for return shipping (we can get you some good shipping rates).

        Warranty Details

        Free Ski Shipping


        Anywhere in the USA

        We ship orders over $99 free within the USA! Skis are shippped normally via USPS Priority Mail for fast service, in some instances we will use UPS or Fedex. If you need expedited shipping, please call us at 231.459.4323 for more options!

        Frequently Asked Questions

        Skis Sold Direct to You

        2018/2019 Ski Presale


        How it works

        Here's the deal! We are taking early orders for the 2018/19 Season at a huge discount. Who doesn't like a good deal? So when you place an order for new skis by 11:59PM June 29th, we're offering you up $250 off! That's right, the absolute cheapest way to purchase your skis for the coming season. Haven't you waited long enough? Tell your wife, your husband, your mom or dad; this is only going to last for a few weeks!

        So what’s the catch? Your skis will be shipped to you by October 15th, so you will get them well before Winter 2018 hits. To get this deal just go to the skis page (they're already discounted), call us at 231.459.4323, or stop by the shop!

        Order by Date: 11:59PM on June 29th

        Ship by Date: October 15th

        Carbon Fiber Skis vs Fiberglass Skis - Skis Handmade in the USA


        STANDARD LAYUP


        Our standard layup construction includes a select cut Ash hardwood core wrapped with triaxial fiberglass and carbon fiber stringers under the core. The carbon stringers are used to increase pop and rebound energy in the ski, while complementing the predictable and torsionally rigid feel of the triaxial fiberglass.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The standard layup is best suited for the majority of skiers, it blends the traditional hardwood core with an energetic feel. Skis utilizing this construction perform virtually the same as their Pure Carbon counterpart. Best for all mountain skiing with limited backcountry touring.


        NANOMAG® DAMPING SYSTEM LAYUP


        This method of construction incorporates a sheet of nanoMAG® magnesium into our Standard Layup that significantly reduces vibration and chatter in the nastiest conditions. The damping of the material increases edge hold and creates an exceptionally smooth ride.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The nanoMAG® Damping System is suited for the skier looking for the ultimate in smooth skiing, especially when making high speed turns. This option maximizes grip on ice. Two words to describe this option are "Smooth and Stable". This will slightly reduce liveliness (vs. Standard or Pure Carbon) but gives you that Cadillac Ride!

        Custom Ski Graphics

        Semi-Custom Topsheet - $50

        Includes two options from the list below:

        • Use a graphic from another Shaggy’s model. View Graphics Here.
        • Swap main colors on the graphic
        • Add your name or message
        • Add your own logo on top of the graphic

        Full Custom Topsheet - $100

        • You create your own one-of-a-kind topsheet design
        • You have a clear idea for your design and the required images and we'll put it together for you

        Once you've placed your order we will contact you regarding your graphic and always send you a mockup of the graphic on skis prior to printing!

        Need help? Have an idea for a graphic but have NO IDEA how to put it into print?We can make that idea a reality for a reasonable design fee. Just contact us and we’ll get to work!

        Want to order your skis now but don’t have your graphic ready? No problem! Go ahead and order, add the graphic fee and put a note on your order that you’ll send your graphic at a later date.

        Printing Specs and more info can be found at https://www.skishaggys.com/pages/custom-ski-graphics

        Ski 2 Year Warranty - Satisfaction Guarantee - Free Shipping

        Money Back Satisfaction Guarantee


        Go ahead and mount them up!

        Ski them for up to 5 days and if you don't love them, send them back! We genuinely want you to have the best experience on snow you can.

        Skis cannot have any signs of damage or excessive wear and they must only contact snow during this 5 day period. That means if you go ski in rocky terrain or hit rails, they become ineligible for a return.

        *Only applies to stock products without customizations

        Satisfaction Guarantee Details

        2 Year Warranty


        We stand behind our products

        What is covered? We warrant out product agains defects in materials and workmanship. Basically, we cover your skis as they are in contact with snow. We build with the best materials and durability is paramount, but we cannot cover impacts with non-snow surfaces.

        Ever have an issue, just contact us and we've got you covered. Have an issue outside of warranty coverage or smash into some rocks? We'll still help you out, there's almost nothing we can't repair.

        Free repairs are available to any of our customers, just get them to us and pay for return shipping (we can get you some good shipping rates).

        Warranty Details

        Free Ski Shipping


        Anywhere in the USA

        We ship orders over $99 free within the USA! Skis are shippped normally via USPS Priority Mail for fast service, in some instances we will use UPS or Fedex. If you need expedited shipping, please call us at 231.459.4323 for more options!

        Frequently Asked Questions

        Carbon Fiber Skis vs Fiberglass Skis - Skis Handmade in the USA


        STANDARD LAYUP


        Our standard layup construction includes a select cut Ash hardwood core wrapped with triaxial fiberglass and carbon fiber stringers under the core. The carbon stringers are used to increase pop and rebound energy in the ski, while complementing the predictable and torsionally rigid feel of the triaxial fiberglass.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The standard layup is best suited for the majority of skiers, it blends the traditional hardwood core with an energetic feel. Skis utilizing this construction perform virtually the same as their Pure Carbon counterpart. Best for all mountain skiing with limited backcountry touring.


        PURE CARBON LAYUP


        Our Pure Carbon construction includes an ultra lightweight biaxial Carbon Fiber (+-45 deg. orientation) coupled with a slightly heavier unidirectional Carbon Fiber. A full Carbon model allows for an exceptionally lightweight and responsive ski. The exceptionally high strength and stiffness of the Carbon Fiber allows us to use a lightweight Poplar wood core, that is Select Cut in Northern Michigan. For maximum binding screw retention, we mill out the core and place an extra retention plate in the binding area. Average weight savings versus their standard counterpart is 1.6 - 1.8 LB/Pair.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The Pure Carbon layup is best suited for the skier looking to often use the ski for backcountry touring where the weight savings allows for more climbing, or someone looking for the lightest ski. Many skiers have reported back that they are able to increase their on-snow time when the conditions are rough, primarily due to reduced muscle fatigue. Skis utilizing this construction perform virtually the same as their standard counterpart, however have a significant weight savings.

        *Please note that due to the opacity of Carbon Fiber, skis with this construction will not have "clear windows" into the core as on some models. The windows will instead show the carbon fiber on top of the wood core. Alternatively, and based on availability you may specify to have your graphic printed on a lightweight matte finish white material. Ski graphics with "windows" to see the core, will be white instead.

        Skis Sold Direct to You

        2017/2018 Ski Presale


        How it works

        Here's the deal! We are taking early orders for the 2017/18 Season at a huge discount. Who doesn't like a good deal? So when you place an order for new skis by 11:59PM June 30th, we're offering you up $250 off! That's right, the absolute cheapest way to purchase your skis for the coming season. Haven't you waited long enough? Tell your wife, your husband, your mom or dad; this is only going to last for a few weeks!

        So what’s the catch? Your skis will be shipped to you by October 15th, so you will get them well before Winter 2018 hits. To get this deal just go to the skis page (they're already discounted), call us at 231.459.4323, or stop by the shop!

        Order by Date: 11:59PM on June 30th

        Ship by Date: October 15th

        Carbon Fiber Skis vs Fiberglass Skis - Skis Handmade in the USA


        STANDARD LAYUP


        Our standard layup construction includes a select cut Ash hardwood core wrapped with triaxial fiberglass and carbon fiber stringers under the core. The carbon stringers are used to increase pop and rebound energy in the ski, while complementing the predictable and torsionally rigid feel of the triaxial fiberglass.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The standard layup is best suited for the majority of skiers, it blends the traditional hardwood core with an energetic feel. Skis utilizing this construction perform virtually the same as their Pure Carbon counterpart. Best for all mountain skiing with limited backcountry touring.


        NANOMAG® DAMPING SYSTEM LAYUP


        This method of construction incorporates a sheet of nanoMAG® magnesium into our Standard Layup that significantly reduces vibration and chatter in the nastiest conditions. The damping of the material increases edge hold and creates an exceptionally smooth ride.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The nanoMAG® Damping System is suited for the skier looking for the ultimate in smooth skiing, especially when making high speed turns. This option maximizes grip on ice. Two words to describe this option are "Smooth and Stable". This will slightly reduce liveliness (vs. Standard or Pure Carbon) but gives you that Cadillac Ride!


        PURE CARBON LAYUP


        Our Pure Carbon construction includes an ultra lightweight biaxial Carbon Fiber (+-45 deg. orientation) coupled with a slightly heavier unidirectional Carbon Fiber. A full Carbon model allows for an exceptionally lightweight and responsive ski. The exceptionally high strength and stiffness of the Carbon Fiber allows us to use a lightweight Poplar wood core, that is Select Cut in Northern Michigan. For maximum binding screw retention, we mill out the core and place an extra retention plate in the binding area. Average weight savings versus their standard counterpart is 1.6 - 1.8 LB/Pair.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The Pure Carbon layup is best suited for the skier looking to often use the ski for backcountry touring where the weight savings allows for more climbing, or someone looking for the lightest ski. Many skiers have reported back that they are able to increase their on-snow time when the conditions are rough, primarily due to reduced muscle fatigue. Skis utilizing this construction perform virtually the same as their standard counterpart, however have a significant weight savings.

        *Please note that due to the opacity of Carbon Fiber, skis with this construction will not have "clear windows" into the core as on some models. The windows will instead show the carbon fiber on top of the wood core. Alternatively, and based on availability you may specify to have your graphic printed on a lightweight matte finish white material. Ski graphics with "windows" to see the core, will be white instead.

        Carbon Fiber Skis vs Fiberglass Skis - Skis Handmade in the USA


        STANDARD LAYUP


        Our standard layup construction includes a select cut Ash hardwood core wrapped with triaxial fiberglass and carbon fiber stringers under the core. The carbon stringers are used to increase pop and rebound energy in the ski, while complementing the predictable and torsionally rigid feel of the triaxial fiberglass.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The standard layup is best suited for the majority of skiers, it blends the traditional hardwood core with an energetic feel. Skis utilizing this construction perform virtually the same as their Pure Carbon counterpart. Best for all mountain skiing with limited backcountry touring.


        NANOMAG® DAMPING SYSTEM LAYUP


        This method of construction incorporates a sheet of nanoMAG® magnesium into our Standard Layup that significantly reduces vibration and chatter in the nastiest conditions. The damping of the material increases edge hold and creates an exceptionally smooth ride.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The nanoMAG® Damping System is suited for the skier looking for the ultimate in smooth skiing, especially when making high speed turns. This option maximizes grip on ice. Two words to describe this option are "Smooth and Stable". This will slightly reduce liveliness (vs. Standard or Pure Carbon) but gives you that Cadillac Ride!

        Carbon Fiber Skis vs MidLight Fiberglass Skis - Skis Handmade in the USA


        MIDLIGHT LAYUP


        Our MidLight Construction combines a laminated Ash and Poplar hardwood core wrapped with a lighter Triaxial Fiberglass and twice the unidirectional Carbon Fiber of the standard construction. This construction style reduces the weight of the ski by ~1/2 lb/pair while maintaining all the energetic characteristics of our Standard Ash construction. With the MidLight construction, you get a ski that's on the lighter side of the spectrum, but is rock solid when it comes to charging through nasty variable snow.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        This is best suited for someone who will be exploring all parts of the mountain and likely doing a fair amount of off-piste skiing where maneuvering a lighter ski is easier. It is also great for a person looking for a daily driver ski that can also be used for backcountry touring.


        PURE CARBON LAYUP


        Our Pure Carbon construction includes an ultra lightweight biaxial Carbon Fiber (+-45 deg. orientation) coupled with a slightly heavier unidirectional Carbon Fiber. A full Carbon model allows for an exceptionally lightweight and responsive ski. The exceptionally high strength and stiffness of the Carbon Fiber allows us to use a lightweight Poplar wood core, that is Select Cut in Northern Michigan. For maximum binding screw retention, we mill out the core and place an extra retention plate in the binding area. Average weight savings versus their standard counterpart is 1.6 - 1.8 LB/Pair.

        WHICH CONSTRUCTION SHOULD I GET?

        The Pure Carbon layup is best suited for the skier looking to often use the ski for backcountry touring where the weight savings allows for more climbing, or someone looking for the lightest ski. Many skiers have reported back that they are able to increase their on-snow time when the conditions are rough, primarily due to reduced muscle fatigue. Skis utilizing this construction perform virtually the same as their standard counterpart, however have a significant weight savings.

        *Please note that due to the opacity of Carbon Fiber, skis with this construction will not have "clear windows" into the core as on some models. The windows will instead show the carbon fiber on top of the wood core.

        Custom Ski Graphics

        Semi-Custom Topsheet - $50

        Includes two options from the list below:

        • Use a graphic from another Shaggy’s model. View Graphics Here.
        • Swap main colors on the graphic
        • Add your name or message
        • Add your own logo on top of the graphic

        Full Custom Topsheet - $100

        • You create your own one-of-a-kind topsheet design
        • You have a clear idea for your design and the required images and we'll put it together for you

        Once you've placed your order we will contact you regarding your graphic and always send you a mockup of the graphic on skis prior to printing!

        Need help? Have an idea for a graphic but have NO IDEA how to put it into print?We can make that idea a reality for a reasonable design fee. Just contact us and we’ll get to work!

        Want to order your skis now but don’t have your graphic ready? No problem! Go ahead and order, add the graphic fee and put a note on your order that you’ll send your graphic at a later date.

        Printing Specs and more info can be found at https://www.skishaggys.com/pages/custom-ski-graphics

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