Top 10 Green Skis.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Jan 18, 2009
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Here’s the 10 skis with links that make Planet Green‘s green ski list, which is itself borrowed from Skinet (ah, the internet is all about sharing to mutual benefit, not a bad thing, in fact a great way to disseminate good info, but kind of echo-y).


  • Kingswood Megafat 185
    Handmade skis from New Zealand—This company was one of the first to utilize a bamboo core.Bamboo, as you may know, grows rapidly and is, therefore, sustainable. Learn more aboutKingswood skis.

  • Movement Joystick 176
    These skis are made out of trees certified by the Forest Stewardship Council or the Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification.

  • Grown Skis
    Grown Skis has dedicated half of its mission statement to eco-friendliness. They will recycle your old skis to make furniture and use wood scraps as insulation.

  • Blue House District 187
    Blue House makes the core of these skis out of rapidly replenishable bamboo.

  • Lokomotiv Freebird 190
    Lokomotiv uses bamboo cores and plants a tree for every pair of skis made.

  • Karhu BC 100
    Karhu uses local wood in their skis.

  • Liberty Jinx 164
    Liberty makes these skis with a bamboo core.

  • Obsidian Fifthen
    Obsidian’s Fifthen skis have a bamboo core as well as a bamboo sidewall.

  • Boomtown Valhallas 173
    Boomtown makes the ski cores out of bamboo.

  • High Society Classic 177
    High Society is another company that uses bamboo in their skis…


    About Waylon Lewis

    Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


    One Response to “Top 10 Green Skis.”

    1. Jael says:

      The company 333 Skis uses atmospheric pressure and solar power to cure their skis. A bamboo top sheet is optional. The factory trailer is made of recycled material. Skis are built to client specs cost 1/3 of the price of most other skis.