The Escalator


The Future x J Collab

18 reviews
$599 $729.00

J Says Best For: Groomers / Powder / Touring / Backcountry / Off-piste

Waist Width: 102mm

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Limited Edition Graphics

Total Made: 50 Pair

Public Release: December 31, 2021

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The Future

The Artwork

The Future x J Collab

We’ve been developing this new ski for next season and decided to built a few extra pair of prototypes to give you a rare opportunity to ski them now, before they’re released to the public next winter. This prototype is built with all of the same badass construction and geometry you’ll find in next year’s skis, but with our rare blacked out prototype graphic. (Note: This version of The Escalator does not have a notch in the tail.)

The image of the rocket represents our ahead of time engineering, and the fingers crossed 🤞 is for extra good luck the ski will perform and come back to earth like we intended. We also always write the Research & Development code on the tip to identify the version. This version out performed dozens of other variations and is ready for blast off!

It’s a very rare find, that’s waaaay ahead of it’s time, so grab yours before they’re gone for good! There's less than 50 pair available in size 182cm at a special early release prototype price of $599. These skis are not elligible for additional discounts, i.e. "prodeal"

The Escalator™

132 - 102 - 123

The narrowest ski in our Explore Collection is our lightest and most nimble for getting up easy, with effortless maneuverability on the way down from groomers to boot deep powder.

This lightweight ski pulls double duty for dawn patrol touring and as your daily driver hot lapping the resort. The secret ingredient is a combo of a super light Aspen core paired with our classic downhill ski construction for a solid feel regardless of snow conditions. Its 102mm waist perfectly fits into every skier’s quiver as a do-it-all tool that’s as comfortable laying down quick, snappy carves on firm groomers as it is surfing fresh snow in tight trees or wide-open pow fields. The Escalator's ridiculously light swing weight feels like there’s nothing on your feet, so your legs stay happier longer, letting you shred stronger from first chair to last call. A subtle tail notch provides reliable skin clip retention integrated into a legit twin-tip shape for badass street cred passing people on the way up… and down!


The Escalator In The Wild

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This Ski is Kind of a Big Deal

"A bell to bell cruiser with the reliability, nimbleness and energy that I've been craving for a long time."

- Freeskier Magazine

"Takes the fun of a damp all-mountain ski and lightens it up to tour."

- Backcountry Magazine

The Finest Materials

By selling these skis factory direct to you, we're able to invest more money into using the highest quality materials possible for a game-changing level of premium performance & durability.


Compare Models

Length 169cm 176cm 182cm 188cm
Dimensions 132-102-123mm 132-102-123mm 132-102-123mm 132-102-123mm
Sidecut Radius 15.8m 17.1m 18.6m 20.4m
Weight Per Ski 1640g 1720g 1,785g 1840g
Effective Edge 1295mm 1350mm 1410mm 1470mm
Camber 3.5mm 3.5mm 3.5mm 3.5mm
Rocker Height Tip / Tail 5 / 2mm 5 / 2mm 5 / 2mm 5 / 2mm
Tip / Tail Length 330 / 200mm 330 / 200mm 330 / 200mm 330 / 200mm
Tip / Tail Height 68 / 32mm 68 / 32mm 68 / 32mm 68 / 32mm
Boot from Center -7.5cm -7.5cm -7.5cm -7.5cm
Boot from Tail 775mm 807mm 835mm 863mm

The Escalator Reviews

The Future x J Collab
$599.00 $729.00