Voile Holy Grail Contest Winners

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Thanks everyone for all your great comments and support. We have chosen 2 winners, one randomly, and one based on the eloquence of their prose. First, chosen randomly, congrats to: Backcountry.it said…I would like them…October 3, 2008 10:49 AM And great writing by: Eric Supancic said…An evil empire run by unscrupulous vikings, and media outlets that seem to be controlled …

A Look Back to Fall 2002.

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As the Bush era draws to a close and we all chose our next president today, we look back at the ad campaign we ran in the Fall of 2002. The “Duct Tape” ad was the one that stood out among all the ads in the campaign. It sparked a remarkable amount of debate with some positive editorial commentary as …

Voile’s new backcountry snow saw includes a shovel.

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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 …

Splitboarding Gannett Peak

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Story by Jeramie Prine Photos: Steve Romeo/Jeramie Prine With the upcoming ski season closely approaching, my thoughts flash back to stellar days spent in the backcountry with friends and family. A trip I daydream about often was a week-long journey spent in the Wind River mountain range to ski Wyoming’s highest summit, Gannett Peak, this last June with skiers Steve …

Do you know where your skis are made?

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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

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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

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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.

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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 …

Deepest Day, High Avy Danger, All Before Work?

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Last year was a pretty thin year, by Wasatch backcountry skier/rider standards.(Yeah, we’re spoiled.) But we got some big storms end of February and beginning of March 2007. Of course the avy danger was consistently high, but the great thing about the Wasatch, there are so many amazing and safe places to backcountry ski/ride on those high danger days. On …