By Emily Stifler Explorebigsky.com Managing Editor

This Ketchum, Idaho-based company has turned heads in
its three years.

“We were sick of riding splitboards,” said
founder Cory Smith. So they invented a set of 140 cm, lightweight foldable skis with permanent climbing skins that
pack into their own custom backpack.

The binding accommodates any boot size, and each ski is four pounds. “we’re
just trying to give people an alternative.”

$795 mtnapproach.com