TORDRILLO RANGE, AK – (July 17, 2012) - Premier Alaska heli adventure guide service and multi-sport company, Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, is pleased to announce its title ski and snowboard partnership with industry-leading ski manufacturer K2. K2 also signed Olympic gold-medalist and Tordrillo Mountain Lodge co-owner Tommy Moe to a multi-year sponsorship contract that includes K2 skis, poles, helmets, goggles and boots.
An accomplished Olympic medalist and a renowned ski guide, Moe brings great charisma and widespread expertise to the K2 Backside Team. Based out of Jackson Hole, Wyo., Moe joins the ranks of other world-famous guides and athletes in K2’s stable including: Zach and Reggie Crist, JT Holmes, Martin Volken and Mike Hattrup.
“Tommy’s involvement with Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, paired with his big-mountain aptitude and decorated career make him an ideal athlete to represent the K2 brand,” said K2 Team Manager, Andrew Thomas. “We are thrilled to welcome Tommy on board and support his wide range of skiing endeavors anywhere from Jackson Hole to Alaska.”
Beginning this 2012-2013 season, Tordrillo Mountain Lodge will provide guests with a full offering of K2’s top-of-the-line skis. Equipment varies in size, shape and style to suit clients’ abilities and meet the demands of all snow conditions from waist deep powder to corn snow.
“With operations at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge now under our own management, we are excited to bring in industry-leader K2 as our title sponsor,” said Tordrillo Mountain Lodge co-owner, Mike Overcast. “We think the new direction of TML and the progressive direction of K2 align nicely. It is important to us to provide our clients with the best of the best in everything we do—so, our equipment offering is no different.”
The K2 skis in Tordrillo Mountain Lodge’s fleet will include the Darkside, Pon2oon, and the Sidestash for men, while the women’s collection will include the GotBack and TalkBack. Both the K2 Darkside and Pon2oon feature Powder Rocker, which are easy to initiate and feature wide waist width measurements for unmatched floatation in deep Alaskan powder. The Sidestash, GotBack and TalkBack are built with All-Terrain Rocker and offer versatility for variable snow conditions and terrain. The lodge will also host a K2 Snowboard fleet comprising the Panoramic Splitboard and this season’s brand new Peace Keeper, Ultra Dream and High Lite.
“Tordrillo Mountain Lodge and the heli adventures they offer each winter are perfect grounds for our backcountry and powder skis to perform and be demoed,” said K2 Vice President of Global Marketing, Jeff Mechura. “We look forward to many years of happy skiers enjoying Alaska’s best on K2 equipment.”
About K2 Skis:
K2 is celebrating 50 years of serious fun. Founded in 1962, K2 Ski has been on the cutting edge of industry-leading innovations and advancements for a half-century including fiberglass technology, high performance shaped ski technology, women’s specific ski technology, twin tip design and now K2’s BASELINE profiles that combine camber with varying amounts of rocker. These technologies are carrying the sport into the future by making skiing easier and more fun for everone from the first-timers to seasoned pros. For more information on K2’s latest ski products, dealers and team activities, visit K2skis.com.
About Tordrillo Mountain Lodge: Owned and operated by the industry's most experienced, well-respected heli adventure pioneers, Tordrillo Mountain Lodge offers the best in helicopter skiing and boarding as well as unmatched summertime adventures including heli fishing, ski-and-fish, river trips, backcountry hiking, sky trekking and lake paddling. The luxury fly-in, multi-sport lodge is located on the banks of the Talachulitna River and Judd Lake in the heart of the Alaska Range, 70 miles outside of Anchorage, Alaska. www.tordrillomountainlodge.com