The Anders is an all mountain, all conditions, all skier, crowd-pleaser. Utilizing a laid back, more traditional mount position, along with a relatively mellow flex in the tip and mildly kicked up tail, it offers a forgiving and friendly 90mm width platform. And if one should be inclined to increase the speed, take to the air, and attack the mountain, the Anders will respond and deliver what’s needed. Any level of skier can jump on these for a full day at the resort and make smiles for miles, although we prefer kilometers…
The Anders flex has been revised for 2019. Shifting the softer flex towards a medium flex profile to provide for greater edge hold at higher speeds.
Maple wood is processed into vertically laminated cores, creating the solid foundation of all our skis. Each core is CNC machined in-house to define a precise flex pattern. The end-grain of the core is protected by UHMW tipfill while the sidewalls expose maple's natural beauty. Linseed oil is applied for further enhancements. For more sidewall info, check this blog post.
Building on our core strength, we layer triaxial fiberglass both above and below, with strips of unidirectional carbon on the bottom layer. This adds pop and increases the strength-to-weight ratio.
The sliding surface is the finest 4001 sintered UHMW base you can find. All our bases are black with coloured die-cut logos, making them simple, fast and more durable than the clear sublimated bases that are popular throughout the industry.
Our steel edges are hardened, sandblasted and primed for bonding, using Kevlar at the end to reinforce and tie into the ski. You won’t find edges on our tips and tails as they add unnecessary weight and are in an area that's prone to delaminating.
To bond everything together we bring in Super Sap resin. Entropy Resins exchanges petroleum for renewable plant-based carbon with no compromises, helping us produce great skis with a lower environmental impact. We also use rubber to improve bonding between the dissimilar materials.
The skis are finished and protected by the most durable, chip-resistant nylon topsheet you can find. Essential when you have a collection of amazing artists’ hard work to show off.