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Handmade in Jackson, WY

In 1996, Mike Parris worked as a robotics engineer at Carnegie Mellon. While he developed technology used on the Mars rover expeditions, his friends began building custom skis that would allow them to ride the terrain Jackson Hole had to offer. Mike pitched in with his mechanical expertise now and then to help design the equipment and process, ultimately leaving behind his career in robotics to create handcrafted skis that would forever leave a mark on the ski industry.
This short documentary by director Galen Knowles was the winner of the 2016 Wyoming Short Film Contest.

Igneous has handmade custom skis in Jackson, Wyoming for over 25 years. We set out to make the perfect big mountain freeride powder skis that could withstand an entire season of hard-charging in Jackson Hole, a place notorious for devouring skis. That mission remains.

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