Utilizing the materials and technologies developed for the Amplid Milligram, the World's lightest splitboard, the new Facelift touring ski cuts a kilogram of ski weight without sacrificing a gram of performance. Here we take a closer look at this awesome flagship ski.
It's mid-June and temperatures in southern Bavaria, the location of Amplid's headquarter, are soaring to 32 degrees celsius (90 degrees Fahrenheit). High temperatures haven't stopped Amplid's R&D department from getting to work testing three new ski shapes for the 15/16 product line.
For the last four years the Rockwell has been Amplid's best selling ski. It's irregular geometry and camber-line make it a great do-it-all ski. The ARC Blog sent some questions to the Rockwells' co-designer Peter Bauer to find-out more about a ski that defines versatility.
There are lightweight snowboards like the HiDef and UNW8. There are very lightweight snowboards like the Burton Method. And then there is the Amplid LAB Carbon Pocketknife which makes a mockery of any other snowboard claiming to be the lightest.