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Advanced Shelter — Functional art featuring "Meru" by Renan Ozturk.

Handmade in limited quantities with Wired Snowboards and Åre Ski Factory.

All proceeds support Protect Our Winters and our ailing Mother Nature.

[Art, like mountaineering, is a voyage of self-discovery.]

Meru is considered the center of the universe in the Hindu religion & is at the head of the Ganges River, the holiest river on the planet.
—Renan Ozturk
SNOWBOARD

ADVANCED SHELTER SPLITBOARD

Price: $1,000 USD

This handmade true-twin, all-mountain splitboard with traditional camber features an aspen core, carbon-fiber beams, stainless-steel inserts, rubber-foil damping, state-of-the-art urethane sidewall, a Rockwell 48 edge, & sintered IS 7500 base.

"MERU" ON a SPLITBOARD CANVAS,
CREATED in the following sizes:

  • 151CM All gone

  • 155CM

  • 159CM

  • 163CM

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Advanced Shelter Splitboard bottom, showing that it has the word “Advanced” and “Shelter” on each respective ski of the splitboard.
The top of the MERU Splitboard from Advanced Shelter
Renan Ozturk Split Board Close Up
A shot of the bottom of a cliffA skier jumping off of the face of a cliff with snow drifting behind them.
SKIS

ADVANCED SHELTER SKIS

Price: $750 USD

This lightweight ski features a poplar core with carbon-fiber & fiberglass layers, aerospace-aluminum honeycomb, & strong, ultralight paulownia wood.

"MERU" on a Ski Canvas,
Created with the following Specs:

LENGTH:

TIP:

WAIST:

105mm

135mm

172cm & 179cm

TAIL:

RADIUS:

WEIGHT

123mm

1700g @ 179cm

20m

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Horizontal Split Skis Shot
The top of the MERU Skis from Advanced Shelter
Renan Ozturk Skis Close Up
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WIRED SNOWBOARDS


The culmination of artist & craftsman Rob Dow's 30-year experience in the snowboarding industry, Vancouver-based Wired Snowboards operates at the intersection of art & technology, driven by creative & engineering mastery.

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An Advanced Shelter Splitboard being measured out in the makingThe making of an Advanced Shelter SplitboardAnother process shot of the boards being made



The beauty of a thing made by hand is dictated by the care put into it, & the volume of that care is what turns an otherwise ordinary thing into a gem.

Our job is to do our best on every single board. That’s all that matters.
—Peppe Hanzon, Wired Snowboards
A cold mountain side with fog rolling over the snowA skier flying across a mountain side
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THE ÅRE SKI FACTORY

Sweden-based Åre Ski Factory receives a regular stream of industry awards, such as the prestigious ISPO Gold Award.  

The ÅSF manufacturing process is state-of-the-art & powered by 100% renewable energy.

Perfection is always the goal.
—Stefan Cederberg, Åre Ski Factory
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A shot of the Splitboard being made with sparks flying as it’s being shaped to perfection.
A ski going through a shaping process.A ski going through the shaping process on a beltA ski going through a sparky shaping process
Someone’ repelling into an ice cave with rippled ice walls
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LEVEL WINGS

A speed wing looks simple, but this simplicity belies incredible complexity. The math behind each wing design is spectacular. It's a masterpiece of structural engineering.

What looks beautiful flies beautifully.
—Francois Bon, Level Wings designer
Level Wings ski flyers drifting into a valley.
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SKIANDFLY

Ever get the urge to punch the volume up to 600 watts & travel at 140mph down a narrow gorge—while pulling 5.5 G's in the turns—for kicks [or no good reason at all]? These are your people. [For those on a different frequency, there's always golf.]

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Advanced Shelter mountaineering photographer Quentin Iglésis lives & works in the mountains surrounding the Chamonix Valley, the navel of the mountaineering world.

His highest priority as a creator is to produce meaningful work.

Nature & art: what could be more breathtaking?
—Perry Farrell, artist, activist & vocalist
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PROTECT OUR WINTERS

Professional snowboarder Jeremy Jones founded Protect Our Winters in 2007. Since then, POW has grown into a global network of outdoor enthusiasts seeking and supporting solutions to combat climate change.

A society grows great when men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.
—Greek proverb
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ADVANCED SHELTER

Advanced Shelter is not so much a brand as an ever-evolving, project-based collaboration on a mission to elevate mountaineering gear through art and altruism, with creative partners joined in support of organizations committed to environmental causes.

Every medium is infinitely deep, & when you get to know them, they will let you go deeper & deeper, & it’s a thrilling, thrilling ride.
—David Lynch, filmmaker & activist
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