Keith Curtis

Keith Curtis

Headshot courtesy of Stephen Clark

Current favorite piece of gear? Why?
Klim Lochsa one Piece outer layer. The Lochsa is the perfect tool for backcountry exploration. It's lightweight, warm, GORE-TEX waterproof, robust, breathable & offers full range of mobility.

How do you like spending your down days?
Cabin time with my girlfriend, Katie. Hanging out with family and friends, a hike to the mountain lake, catching some Cutthroat trout. At the end of the day, a feast of delicious food.

Fondest memory from learning to ski or ride?
Riding with friends, always pushing each other to excel and making the impossible, possible! And the good laughs that came with this!

Do you have any hidden talents?
Mountain fishing skills

What would your superpower be?
Flying

Spirit animal?
Eagle

What career accomplishment are you most proud of?
Full sweep victory at the World Championship Snowmobile Hill Climbs in Jackson Hole, Wyoming in 2014.

Any pre-riding or skiing rituals or superstitions?
Riding the stationary bike, always mentally focused for competition!

Do you have any pets? What are their names?
Thanks to my girlfriend, 6 chickens all named after our favorite spices: Cayenne, Pepper, Cinnamon, Honey, Turmeric, and Ginger.

Can you speak any other languages? What other languages would you like to learn?
Someday, French or Spanish.

What is your biggest goal/something you hope to achieve in your ski career?
To travel the world's best riding zones on a snowmobile, documenting the entire trip.

Any nicknames? Seven One One

Birthplace? Dillon, Montana

Home Mountain? Maverick Mountain

Heroes in skiing and in life? So many talented skiers, hard to name just one. Travis Pastrana in the power sports world, he is a mentor for all!

You're on a hut trip: no phone, no internet, no tv. What board game is your go-to? "I'm going on a trip and bringing a" 13's, UNO

Favorite ski film? I haven't watched a lot of ski films, but Light the Wick is one of my favorites

Reading any good books right now? Lone Survivor

Warren Miller Films:
2016 Here, There & Everywhere (Montana)

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