Fischer won gold medals in three different alpine sports in the 2014 Winter Olympics, versatility that certainly helps when it comes to making alpine touring skis. It also helps that several prominent backcountry ski companies make their skis in the Fischer factory. They have seen it all.
A Vertical skimo race is very simple: first one to the top wins. No transitions, no skiing. This is a racing classification designed to figure out who is the fittest alpine athlete that knows how to skin uphill. Although not many of such races are held st..
For veteran manufacturers like Fischer, it’s becoming pretty easy to build a race ski that’s below the minimum weight allowed by the ISMF. Since weights cannot get any lower, durability and downhill performance are the focus now. The AlpAttack Carbon is a..
The Transalp 90 Carbon iki is the newest Fischer offering in their popular Transalp line, with added Carbon Tex technology to decrease tip chatter, as well as an updated profile to improve skinning and turning. With a moderate sidecut, this model Transalp..
The Hannibal is Fischer’s 96mm powder-hunting, ice-carving powerhouse. The Hannibal is built on a high-tech Paulownia wood core with carbon stringers that extend tip-to-tail. This reduces the overall density of the ski and boosts surface-area-to-weight ra..
Welcome Fischer to the skimo boot club. And what an entrance! The Travers Carbon is a compelling ski boot that weighs barely a kilo. It has the torsional stiffness of an alpine boot, due to the placement of a carbon fiber sheath in the sole. It has an inc..
Ladies, welcome to the future of ski touring. The Fischer My Travers is a long-awaited women’s boot that skis like an alpine boot and yet walks like a running shoe. The My Travers brings the same beloved design, shape, and performance of the men’s Travers..
The Fischer race skins are a durable mohair weave with sticky glue and an simple race-tip system. They run the length of either the 151 or 161cm Fischer AlpAttack race skis. And since the skins are parallel cut and 60mm wide, they would also fit just abou..
It’s about time there was a major innovation in climbing skins. The Fischer Profoil skins look and feel nothing like what you might be used to. Instead of being make of countless fibers shorn from the back of real or synthetic animals, these new skins are..
For a perfect match to Fischer’s line of impressive backcountry skis, use the also-impressive precut skins. The skins are 65% mohair and 35% nylon, hitting that sweet spot in terms of grip vs. glide. Fischer uses a modified version of the K2 clip system t..
Fischer scientists calculated the optimum length and width of a hat brim to balance sun protection and visibility. The brass was so proud of the effort that they decided put the company logo right on the bill. The Fischer Logo cap is useful as a fashion a..
Fischer is always one step ahead, even with their T-shirts. Made from 100% cotton, this Logo tee serves multiple functions. Extreme style in low-output activities is its primary talent. It also hides your nipples. The Fischer Logo T is a favorite everywhe..
“AlpAttack” is Fischer for “top of the podium”. Be it a World Cup, local Tuesday night series, or F.K.T. attempt, the AlpAttack series aims for the tippy-top and encourages you to follow suit. The pole is no exception to this speedy pedigree. The grip is ..