Voile Drifter backcountry skis, Backcountry Magazine Editor’s Choice!

In Tech Alert by Voile Mfg.Leave a Comment

Backcountry Magazine recently named the new Voile Drifter hybrid rocker skis an Editor’s Choice. Get ready for an entirely new skiing experience. Combining the progressive powder-ski concept of rockered and tapered tips and tails with traditional side-cut and camber under foot, the Voile Drifter is stable and easy to ski in conditions ranging from the deepest powder to the most …

Voile Switchback toe-plate improved.

In Tech Alert by Voile Mfg.Leave a Comment

We have improved the Voile Switchback telemark touring binding toe-plate with some minor dimensional changes and a new more durable 410 heat-treated stainless steel. The Switchback toe-plate is so tough, we are backing it up with a new 2 year warranty. After 2 years on our customer’s feet and with many backcountry miles, the Switchback has proven to be the …

Voile’s SX gets Turbo’d – by Craig Dostie

In Guest Post, Tech Alert by Voile Mfg.Leave a Comment

Had a chance to check out a long desired improvement to Voile bindings yesterday. To be more specific, a more active, turbo-charged version of Voile’s popular Switchback binding. Making the binding more active could be done by 1) moving the pivot point back further, and/or 2) increasing the spring rate of the cartridges used. Voile opted to test a SX …

Voile avalanche shovels receive high marks in European shovel test.

In Tech Alert by Voile Mfg.Leave a Comment

Under the patronage of the Austrian Alpine Club, a recent avalanche shovel test/review was published in the Austrian publication Berg & Steigen and the publication of the Canadian Avalanche Association. In this test, Voile received very favorable results measuring durability and functionality. The Voile shovels tested were the Telepro-T6, XLM, and new model XLM Pro(Voile’s Mini Telepro-T6). Based on the …

Voile’s new backcountry snow saw includes a shovel.

In Tech Alert by Voile Mfg.Leave a Comment

If you want a backcountry saw, please consider the new Voile T6 Tech avalanche shovel. An improvement over our previous design, the T6 Tech is a more pack friendly, lightweight, and easier to use avalanche shovel and snow saw combination. The T6 Tech conveniently stows a 14″/36cm snow saw blade and the saw is easily attached to the end of …

Do you know where your skis are made?

In Tech Alert by Voile Mfg.Leave a Comment

Voile Insane and Asylum skis made in Salt Lake City, Utah USA It may be 95 degrees in Salt Lake City, but Voile is very busy with the production of our skis and splitboards. Just want you to know that we are handcrafting your new Voile Insane and Voile Asylum skis and they will be ready at the end of …

Voile avalanche shovels – Made in USA

In Tech Alert, Voile History by Voile Mfg.Leave a Comment

Voile avalanche shovels – Made in USA While much of USA manufacturing has gone to Asia, Voile continues to make high quality gear for backcountry skiing and snowboarding right here in Salt Lake City, Utah USA. Recently after manufacturing over 1 million shovels we have retired our old shovel tooling and have precisely machined all new tooling for our shovel …

No hidden agenda here: Inside the SD Mojo Splitboard

In Tech Alert by Voile Mfg.Leave a Comment

Inside the Voile SD Mojo splitboard The inside of the Voile SD Mojo splitboard. Our choice of materials are of the highest quality and each Mojo deck is handcrafted in our own facility in Salt Lake City, Utah USA. Our vertically laminated aspen wood cores are made by Voile here in Salt Lake City, Utah USA. We buy and use …

While everyone is out searching for the Holy Grail, we are making better telemark bindings. Introducing the New Voile SX telemark binding.

In Tech Alert by Voile Mfg.Leave a Comment

Based on the successful Switchback platform, the SX telemark binding simplifies the binding platform in order to address durability, weight and performance issues seen with many general-use telemark bindings in the market. A full-wrap stainless steel toe-plate is permanently riveted to the riser platform, increasing durability and eliminating screws, anti-ice plates, and weight. The combination of the SX full-wrap stainless …