If you're looking for winter skis made in the USA, we have found them!
Ask anyone who lives in a snowbound state how they survive the long winters, and they'll tell you they love being outside.
Different Types of Snow Skis
While other types of winter skis exist, downhill skis and cross country skis are the two basic styles covered in this article.
Each of these types of skis varies within its category as well. If you're just starting out, find a professional to help you choose the right skis for you, as the process can be somewhat complicated.
- Downhill skis vary in length, width, and purpose. The size of the skis depend on your height and ability level. Skis also vary by terrain, from mountain skis to powder skis and competitive skis. The most common downhill skis are made for alpine skiing, or skiing at resorts and places with groomed runs of various levels of difficulty.
- Cross country skis require you to propel and move yourself forward across the snowy landscape. You can cross country ski at local parks, in your neighborhood, or at resorts with groomed trails made specifically for this style of skiing. There are even varying ways to cross country ski, from the classic style similar to walking but wearing skis, to backcountry skiing, skating, and classic no-wax.
Feel free to leave a comment about your favorite style and favorite American-made skiis!
Whatever type of skiing you enjoy, we've provided a list of winter skis made in the USA that include both downhill and cross country styles. Some of the companies have been around for many years, while newer companies find great joy in crafting their products in small quantities. Most of the companies on our list custom make skis, which takes know-how, skilled craftsmanship, and a true commitment to their respective brands.
So whatever style you choose, whatever brand you choose…we hope you support our American neighbors and buy USA-made!
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