Tuning concepts

I've recently gotten several questions relating to how a pair of WhiteRoom skis should be tuned. A proper tune can make a world of difference on how a ski behaves and performs. With the evolution of modern ski design, tuning has also evolved to adapt to these new designs that include both rocker and camber as well as mixed sidecut designs. (more…)

Divergent BC Review

I finally got to ski the updated model of my Divergent model which was featured in the 2020 Backcountry Magazine Gear Issue last fall. This ski is a 182 cm with 135/108/123mm for width. The tip has a 30 cm rocker and the tail has 25 cm of rocker. There is 3 mm of camber underfoot. The inside edge has a 21.5 meter radius and the outside edge is 19.5 meters. The weight of the original…

Vermont Magazine – What Happens When a Skier’s Hobby Goes Haywire

[caption id="attachment_2663" align="alignnone" width="640"] Black Hole: Photo Dalton Harben[/caption] In the spring of 2018 I was interviewed by Vermont Magazine for an article about WhiteRoom Custom Skis and the story of how I got into building custom skis. Their writer and skier Mark Aiken, came to visit me at WRS HQ. We talked skis, ski building and  I showed him around my shop. I think Mark does a great job capturing how WhiteRoom Skis came into…