6. UpSki

From lawnmower propellors to skis with fins, here are the weirdest skiing inventions we've ever seen.

Alex Burd Alex Burd


Ski Lifts are the bane of the skiing holiday. Anyone who denies it is either lying or a T- Bar salesman. UpSki, a Colorado-based bunch of innovators, have decided to finish off the lift menace once and for all. With the UpSki you attach yourself to a sail and glide effortlessly to the top of the run – in theory.

Presumably no-one goes anywhere on a windless day and the potential for slapstick chaos is almost boundless. UpSki is currently a kickstarter project. You can buy the UpSki sail for $2,400.

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