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Simplicity Stands Out Gray Thompson Ambassador Interview Pt 1

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Thursday January 03, 2019

This fall, I got the chance to spend some time on a longer format conversation with Karakoram Ambassador Gray Thompson. Gray has been crafting works of snowboard culture for quite some time now. His Warp Wave projects were a favorite of mine back when I was looking for inspiration to... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

Splitboarding In The Indian Trans Himalayas

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Saturday December 01, 2018

Splitboarding the Indian Trans-Himalayas in Summer A Glimpse of the Karakoram Range Words: Simone Le Grand                       The land of high passes (also called Little Tibet) fascinated me straight away when I first visited Ladakh and Zanskar for trekking in 2013. I was sure to return one day. The stunning landscapes, well-preserved culture,... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

Ride Mode 2 0

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Thursday August 30, 2018

For Winter 2018-19 we at Karakoram are proud to release the next generation ride mode for our Prime System, the Ride Mode 2.0. While keeping the Active Joining Karakoram is known for, spring loading your bindings to your board for instant response, we’ve engineered the Ride Mode 2.0 to have... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

Come Visit Us At Sia

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Monday January 15, 2018

We’ll be at SIA January 25 to 28. Come Visit Us at SIA appeared first on Karakoram. Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

Splitboarding Kluane Steep Lines

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Monday January 08, 2018

When people go looking for truly steep lines, they tend to think of Alaska. But Karakoram athlete Ian Holmes heard that the Canadian side of the border was an untapped mecca for steep riding. Searching for information, he found a photo of what looked to him like the perfect line.... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

Karakoram X Rp Roberts Limited Editions

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Monday November 27, 2017

Limited-edition artwork from renowned artist RP Roberts, & the best bindings in the world. A gorgeous combination. Choose between the PrimeX Carbon: The ultimate go-to splitboard bindings for the most elite snowboarders in the world- Jeremy Jones, Forrest Shearer, Mitch Tölderer, and more. Our lightest binding, this is a precision... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

The Outsiders

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Friday November 10, 2017

The Outsiders Words: Ian Wood Photos: Jordan Ingmire Get a copy in print from Diggin Magazine Japan or Transfer Magazine Australia     The sound of explosions stir me from a deep slumber. The bombs may be going off thousands of feet away but the blasts shake me from my dream world. Barely awake I sit... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

Morning Carves At Alpental

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Wednesday November 08, 2017

Bryce and Tyler made it out of the office one morning last spring for some morning turns at Alpental. Nothing better than a little “product testing”, a quiver full of Gentemstick powsurfs to choose from, and getting to put the bindings we work so hard designing to the test. We put... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

Employee Training

Snowboarding News: Alpine Meadows | Saturday September 30, 2017

Working Together Across Both Mountains Special Training & the Largest Team Ever Ski patrol is just one of the interdependent teams that work to get the mountain open each day We employ over 2,600 staff, the largest team in our history Team leaders from across mountain operations departments at both mountains have been engaging in... Shared by: Alpine Meadows Read Article...

Performance Matters Julien Herry And Another First Descent

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Friday August 25, 2017

Before we really get into this post, it must be said that we (Karakoram) don’t necessarily want to encourage our friends or customers to partake in this style of snowboard alpinism. In case you’re really wondering, snowboarding on the terrain that Julien “Pica” Herry enjoys, is more akin to full-throttle,... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

Performance Matters: Julien Herry And Another First Descent

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Friday August 25, 2017

Before we really get into this post, its must be said that we (Karakoram) don’t necessarily want to encourage our friends or customers to partake in this style of snowboard alpinism. In case you’re really wondering, snowboarding on the terrain that Julien “Pica” Herry enjoys, is more akin to full-throttle,... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

Pica Herry In The Backyards Project

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Tuesday April 18, 2017

We’re consistently blown away by the riding of Pica Herry. Here we have some amazing footage from The Backyards Project. We’re proud to have him out putting our split interfaces and quiver connectors to the test! Words: Pica Herry Sam Favret is a Chamonix home made skier. He spent the 2... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

The Future Of Splitboarding

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Saturday April 01, 2017

You’ve been waiting, but you’re not sure for what. Inspiration has struck, and the future is here. Join the new revolution, and free your mind. We’ve been keeping this project wrapped up tight, but now it’s time to open up and bite into what’s next. Shipping April 1st, 2018 The post The Future of Splitboarding... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

Liz Daley 2 Years Later

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Thursday September 29, 2016

It hardly seems possible that 2 years have passed since we lost our beloved friend, Liz Daley, to that avalanche in Argentina. There is so much that can be said about Liz, and in the same breathe, not enough words in the English language to articulate just how special she... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

Join Us Fourth Phase Premiere Nwac Fundraiser

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Monday September 26, 2016

Washington Friends: Come join us this Sunday! Your own friendly local binding builders will be enjoying the premiere of the next level of Travis Rice & Brainfarm’s snowboard cinematography, raffling gear and enjoying delicious beverages to raise money for the NorthWest Avalanche Center. Follow the event link below to RSVP! http://Screenings.TheFourthPhase.Com/karakoram/TheCleverBottle   The post... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

Ian Wood Goes Quivering

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Tuesday August 16, 2016

Video: Sean Fithian Ian Wood is all about using less, yet getting more. His commitment to converting his truck to bio fuels, his efforts to minimize his overall carbon footprint, and his open-minded outlook have shown us he is someone that truly cares about understanding how his life impacts others and... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

Why Go Splitboarding?

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Wednesday March 16, 2016

Miikka Hast has put together a splitboard video series with Epic TV. Check out the first episode, Why Go Splitboarding: The post Why Go Splitboarding? appeared first on Karakoram. Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

The Middle Path Project Episode Two Tools Of The Trade

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Wednesday November 18, 2015

Check out Karakoram Regional Ambassador and Steven’s Pass, WA local Ian Wood in the second episode of The Middle/Path Project. Ian and friends get away from a dismal Pacific NorthWest winter and head to Montana in search of snow. The Middle/Path Project Episode Two – "Tools of the Trade" from Sean... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

Mont Blanc The Land Of Toys

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Friday November 13, 2015

One of the very few snowboarders in the world to be riding big lines both regular and switch. We’re honored to have Julien ‘Pica’ Herry riding our bindings out in Chamonix. Check out the trailer for award winning movie Mont Blanc: The Land of Toys filmed by Luca Rolli: Monte Bianco:... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

When The Mountains Were Wild

Snowboarding News: Karakoram | Monday November 09, 2015

Karakoram Global Ambassador Mitch Tölderer and his crew with Whiteroom Productions just released their newest film WHEN THE MOUNTAINS WERE WILD – A freeride journey to the Albanian Alps. Show your support and check out their incredible full-length freeride movie online. Available for purchase on Vimeo OnDemand at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/wild . WHEN THE MOUNTAINS WERE... Shared by: Karakoram Read Article...

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