In 2002 a team of 5 free-thinking skiers decided to get together and disrupt the ski industry. At a time when large companies based their free-skiing offerings on race ski technology, the folks at ARMADA turned to the skateboarding and surfing worlds for inspiration. Creating true freeskiing models became the calling card of the brand. Now aiming their focus at the touring world, ARMADA has built a series of backcountry-specific skis from the ground up.
Although ski mountaineering has historically been associated with the European Alps, North Americans have contributed their fair share of innovations to backcountry skiing. Park City, Utah’s Armada Skis continues this tradition with input from a cohort of..
The goldilocks one-quiver backcountry ski is an elusive beast, requiring extensive R&D, inspired vision, and maybe a hint of fairy dust. Freeride skiers, however, may have found the solution in the Armada Locator 104. The Locator incorporates tip rock..
Not in the mood to cut and mess up your newly purchased climbing skins? Then don’t! Armada has done the hard part for you by trimming these to perfectly match the sidecut of your Locator ski. By going with a mohair nylon mix, these Austrian-made skins are..
While out for a day in the mountains, it’s highly possible to find perfect powder up high, refrozen coral reef in the middle, and slush at the bottom. This variety of conditions necessitates a versatile tool, which describes the Armada Locator 96 to a “T”..