4 Independent US Ski Brands You Need to Know About
"There's a new wave of indy ski brands and custom-made skis sprouting out of basements and garages all around the country."
That passion was to learn more about skis. With no real intention of becoming an internationally known brand, RMU, founded in 2008 in Breckenridge, Colorado, began to make skis for themselves out of a garage (that was underground – hence their name.) But like most great gear, people noticed, and the demand for RMU began.
By 2011, they had already had won their first innovation in design award from ISPO. Since then, they have become a staple in great shops around the globe, selling their beautifully shaped skis as well as their award-winning softgoods products (like their dog collar Grrowler and super durable equipment).
RMU also has a concept store in Breckenridge that features a tavern, rental bikes, demo skis, classes and more."
See here for the full article by Katharine Irwin of Adventure Sports Network.