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.
By the time the hectic winter season has ended and there's more time to invest into important R&D projects it's usually May. This year May in the northern Alps has been cold and wet which means conditions on Austria's Glaciers have been all-time!
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.
At the start of January we posted this video of Amplid boss Peter Bauer testing a new powder board shape in the Austrian Alps. The first production boards have now been pressed and shipped globally for Industry tests and tradeshows which meant that Amplid Ambassador and ex world cup big air rider Stefan Falkeis was [...]
Jim Sanco at BlackStrap clothing brand spent a couple of weeks this summer shredding Mt Hood, Oregon and filming his close friend and Amplid shredder J-Norm for a short shred movie of the Windells Digger crew. Justin hasn’t been riding the Dopamine his usual board of choice up at Hood this year, instead he’s been [...]