Welcome Voile — New WildSnow.com Sponsor

Post by WildSnow.com blogger | March 30, 2010      

I guess talking about how strong their shovel is got Voile looking at WildSnow. Next thing you know, they grab a banner spot. See lower right sidebar. Thanks to Voile, Louie and I can now afford our food for the Denali expedition. Thanks Voile!

Oh, and remember they make some cool backcountry skis too, and the classic Voile strap is alive and well.



19 Responses to “Welcome Voile — New WildSnow.com Sponsor”

  1. Rob March 30th, 2010 9:37 am

    Wow, Lou. Telemarkers in the park and now sponsorship by Voile. Is there a chance you will come back to the light and free the heal for Denali? :biggrin: Seriously though, Voile is making great stuff these days, I’ve spent some quality days this winter on the Drifter 182 w/ Switchbacks and they make a great, very light (by my standards), free pivot, powder BC setup. Perfect for maintaining speed on the low-angle stuff we were forced to ski on the Front Range most of this season.

  2. Lou March 30th, 2010 9:47 am

    I thought you guys would get a laugh out of things today. It actually was kind of weird. I was chuckling about the terrain park telemark photo, then I got the Voile ad worked out. I guess when it rains it pours. Shoot, I might have to try this free heel stuff, it looks like fun. :angel:

  3. Randonnee March 30th, 2010 10:13 am

    Hooray Voile!

  4. wick March 30th, 2010 10:22 am

    Wow, Wildsnow dot com becomes even more a Telemark forum….like the Grand Traverse becoming more Nordic. Top 5 teams at the 2010 Grand Traverse were on Dynafits…NOT Nordic bindings 😉

    …bummer we didn’t get to ski over to Glitter Gulch, but it was the right call.


  5. J March 30th, 2010 10:46 am

    Don’t forget Voile’s great splitboards as well. I don’t know what I’d do without my Mojo!

  6. Ed March 30th, 2010 11:08 am

    Yea, don’t forget the splitboards! If you need a splitboard columnist, I would happily volunteer my services.

  7. harpo March 30th, 2010 12:05 pm

    wick, where can I go for reports/results/new of the Grand Traverse?

  8. Jordan March 30th, 2010 12:56 pm

    Best shovels period.

  9. ScottP March 30th, 2010 1:27 pm

    Others have mentioned it, but Voile is pretty much the only option for splitboards these days. Sure, those truly enlightened use two planks all the time, but some of us still have boarder friends and it’s great to get them into the BC with us!

  10. wick March 30th, 2010 1:38 pm

    Harpo – The only info I have seen, besides the Aspen Times is http://www.coloradomountainjournal.com .
    Results are so far only on the EMGT facebook site, and limited at that …yet.

  11. ScottP March 30th, 2010 1:51 pm

    I wonder, with their sponsorship here, is Voile setting up for unveiling a new AT binding? Tech-compatible? Is it so wrong to hope that’s true?

  12. Newman March 30th, 2010 2:12 pm

    Amen to the best shovels ever, and I’m the proud owner of a pair of 181cm Insanes…just great stuff coming out of that shop.

  13. inflatable March 31st, 2010 1:15 am

    thank you ,this is my information i need.

  14. Colin in CA March 31st, 2010 1:25 am


    Voile is the only option for splits? What about the factory splits from Prior, Venture, and (next year) Jones Snowboards? There are other options than those as well.

  15. Colin in CA March 31st, 2010 1:25 am

    P.S.- Lou, congrats!

  16. Lou March 31st, 2010 7:49 am

    Thanks Colin, I’m just about out of real estate as you guys can see. Big sigh of relief here, as I spend way too much time on keeping the advertising going, which takes away from my time as a blogger, which is of course why WildSnow.com exists — catch 22.

    Concentrating more and more on Denali prep, more reports soon.

  17. mark z March 31st, 2010 8:29 am

    Have to say its a quality sponsor, and not so far out of the box Lou… No need to free the heal. Know the drifter 182 is a bit big, but with some tlt speeds and the bd split skins; it is ridiculously light a touring machine. Whatever time you lose on the way up you can make up by not turning on the way down! They have become my favorite skis in the quiver.

  18. ScottP April 2nd, 2010 11:06 am

    One question that I hope can get answered now that Voile is a sponsor of Wildsnow…

    How the devil do you pronounce their name? Among my comrades it’s a subject of lively debate.

  19. Chris January 18th, 2011 12:43 pm

    Has anybody tried the Vector? With Dynafits? Seems like a Manaslu competitor, but for significantly less money.

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